DP series tripod recommendations?

Started Aug 15, 2012 | Discussions thread
OP balchinian Regular Member • Posts: 294
Re: DP series tripod recommendations?

balchinian wrote:

pca7070 wrote:

This is the Giottos VGRN8225 I use . Very compact folded up, with ball head weighs about 1kg.

A picture is worth a thousand words, thank you! I will have to review the Giotto's offerings again. I'm sure there's an angle attachment of some sort that will cover the ground the Gitzo Expedition does for macro photos.

I ended up buying the Giottos Vitruvian VGR8255-S2C. The price dropped on Amazon, so I decided to go for it:


It's way overkill for my Nikon J1, but I view a tripod as a long term investment. I will use it for all of the cameras I may get in the future, and it's a tripod worthy of the best, for when I decide to get the Sigma DP1M and/or DP2M.

Thanks again to everyone. Without all the excellent advice posted here, I would not have felt comfortable buying any tripod. I still ended up buying the zipshot too. Amazon has a great package deal with all the accessories included for only $62:


It will be a handy ultra light tripod to have for when I don't want to carry my Giottos.

I bought one of these for use on my Giottos when I want a horizontal arm:


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