What head do people use on their tripod?Hi
I just bought a MAnfrotto 410 Junior Geared Head.
What do other people use? or did I buy the wrong thing.
I use it in conjuction with an Ipix rotator which I picked up off ebay.
Do you guys use ball heads rather than pan/tilt because of size and weight issues? Is it not the case that a pan/tilt head is easier to setup for panoranic shots, and helps to keep things nice and level during the shoot? Or is this not really an issue?
Agnos have told me that they have a new MrotatorT comming out for the end of the month that will accommodate my D70 with Nikkor 10.5mm. I need now to identify a head to use with it and a good tripod, which is why I ask the question about ball heads Vs pan/tilt.
Both allow for fast levelling and will fit all tripod's with either 1/4" or 3/8" thread.
As for tripods you need a "stable" unit like a quality mid to top of range Manfrotto or Velbon I personally use a Velbon Sherpa and a Chinese brand that I have shown before on this forum. Look for a tripod that does not flex under load and will be stable in windy conditions. Feet are also important (Gearing) in not really needed as you should always have the centre column all the way down. (because these are the weak point for flex!)