When is a tripod redundant?

Started Jul 31, 2013 | Discussions thread
OP De Michael Forum Member • Posts: 61
Re: Never !

JP Scherrer wrote:

...as in ANY CASE, a tripod -meaning a GOOD STURDY one- will allways help stabilize any camera/lens ! Period !

...although I confess I do not allways use one ! Sometimes one hasn't got time to set it up, or can't really bother carry it around !


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Not meaning to be argumentative but could a photo shot at 1/1000th @ 70mm with a tripod be any better than shot without a tripod?

I mean doesn't there have to be a point where a tripod doesn't add to image quality.  Forget the staging, framing, being able to remove yourself from the camera viewfinder etc.  Just the image quality?

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