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Camera Tripods


Wooden Tripods

wooden tripods are great for work in water - particularly salt water. This is an old army signaling tripod converted with a manfoto head. The legs can be spread wide which allows the camera to be positioned quite close to the ground.


The legs can be extended for greater height.
This is a small Manfroto tripod which is light enough to carry when traveling.
By removing a rubber bush, the central shaft can be removed.


This can then be turned upside down which allows the camera to be set very close to the ground.


Notice how this tripod has supports that link from the legs back to the central column which stops the legs from spreading outwards.
The tripod has to be large enough to take the weight of the camera. This 4x5 camera requires a larger and stronger tripod than a 35mm camera would.




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