Travel tripod advise

Started Jul 26, 2007 | Discussions thread
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kdbruin Regular Member • Posts: 345
Travel tripod advise

I've read most of threads on various forums about travel tripod but it usually comes down to the suggestion of a tripod that is way over budget (Gitzo) or too heavy for my taste (> 1.5kg). I know that cheap, lightweight and stable are not best friends for a tripod, but in my search for a tripod weighing around 1kg I found the following:

  • Gitzo G1097/98

  • Velbon Sherpa Pro CF-435

  • Benro C-058 n6

Aside from lightweight (

I will be using the tripod mainly with a D200, Sigma 18-50/2.8 and Markins M10 ballhead. I also have a 70-200VR and 300/4 AF-S that will occasionally be used with the tripod but I also have a small monopod for those lenses.

Any experience with these tripods? Or suggestions for similar tripods?

Kind regards,

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