When do use tripods?

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donaldsc Veteran Member • Posts: 3,948
Re: When do use tripods?

photonut2008 wrote:

  • Longer exposures.
  • Panoramas.
  • Any scene where I want to wait to get the shot after carefully choosing the AOV, focus plane, exposure value, etcetera.

Your point 3 is the reason that many people use tripods.  It is also the reason that people who should be using them ignore.  You just get better photographs if you use a tripod since you have the opportunity to make deliberate composition decisions.

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