How to Level a Tripod That Has a Center Column

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john isaacs Veteran Member • Posts: 5,552
Re: Easier solution

HRC2016 wrote:

You can always use your camera's built-in level. All of my newish (last five years) have them.

Also, there are smartphone apps that have levels.

That will level the camera, not the tripod.  In particular, it will not help if you are rotating the camera on an axis that is aligned with the tripod, which is what most tripod heads do.

It is easier to do this with a leveling base, with a panoramic head that has the rotator at the base of the clamp rather than the base of the head.

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