OSS with a monopod - anyone actually tested it?

Started May 3, 2014 | Questions thread
James Sherman
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Re: OSS with a monopod - anyone actually tested it?

Ynos wrote:

James Sherman wrote:

I know OSS on a tripod is a no-no, but I've never seen any discussion of actual tests of a tele lens on a monopod with the OSS on vs OSS off. Has anyone actually tried this out? I'd do it myself, but I'm wobbly myself, so I don't how much I'd be proving.

Monopod will eliminate main axis of vibration (vertical one), but there still will be motion left (back and forth, left to right etc), so I think OSS should perform just fine on monopods.

Logically, I agree with you, but I've never seen real proof of that. You'd think someone would have a tested, definitive, answer (at least for one lens - grasping at straws, here). What I'd reallylike to see is someone's results with the FE 70-200, preferably on an A7r since I'm dreaming. Being somewhat crippy, I can't hand hold that for very long (sez I, whose lens is on order) and a tripod on a mobility scooter is just a major PITA.

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