Do I need a tripod

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tedolf
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Depends....

Bob wrote:

Normally I would always carry a tripod when hiking and shooting landscapes. But I’m thinking of lightening my load by using a lens with VR. Can I leave the tripod home?

If you want to do shots of streams with blurred water effects then no.

If you are using long lenses for wildlife, distant scenery, e.g. glaciers then you can use a modified hiking stick as a monopod.

Tedolph

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