How to Level a Tripod That Has a Center Column

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Re: How to Level a Tripod That Has a Center Column

Norm Neely wrote:

Leveling just the camera will not work for panoramas.

Hopefully this video will make it clear why I was leveling the center column.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFgshdAjwy8

The head on the tripod will be level for panning

Most of us do get the point. However:

You could slightly loosen the screw that secures the camera to the plate and rotate it that way, thus keeping the camera level no matter how wonky the rest of the tripod is.

Just sayin'.

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