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Steadfast, loyal and true!!

Advantages: Reasonably priced, portable but very sturdy!
Disadvantages: could do with reaching just a few more inches at full height.

...As a professional photographer I have previously shared with you my opinions on many cameras so I thought I would now share with you my opinions of some of the many accessories involved in photography too, starting with the Sony VCT-R640 tripod. Althou ...

thebigc1690 22.01.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Sony VCT R640 Tripod

Much steadier than my hand....

Advantages: Very steady, will move to any position
Disadvantages: Complicated at first

If you are serious about photography or filming, at some time you will need a tripod. Some situations such as landscape or self-timer photography benefit from the use of a tripod. A good one will let you place the camera parallel to the ground and will ...

gwlith_y_wawr 24.04.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Sony VCT R640 Tripod

Wrestling with the octopus

Advantages: A good quality product that is strong and durable
Disadvantages: Difficult to stop playing with it

My husband is a keen amateur photographer. When I first knew him he owned a rather cumbersome extendable tripod; awkward to carry around and difficult to assemble quickly. Since that time he has always managed without a tripod, but has often wished tha ...

dee7778 19.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Joby Gorillapod SLR-Zoom Tripod

my large steady hand

Advantages: lightweight, fully adjustable
Disadvantages: the cost

...for each of my cameras, I have this Hama Star 61 Tripod for my DLSR, and I have the Hama Traveller Mini Tripod for my compact camera. I could also use this Star 61 tripod with my compact camera if I wanted to, but I don't really see the po ...

michelley26 25.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Hama Star 61 Tripod

Hama star 61 tripod review

Advantages: light, affordable, has most of the features you would need in day to day situations, quite tall
Disadvantages: not very rugged/durable

The Hama star 61 tripod is an affordable, light weight and very good value low end tripod. So should you get it? In short, yes. For the price (I got it for about £16 on amazon) it is an excellent choice for photography enthusiasts and beginners who wish ...

zedos180 10.11.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Hama Star 61 Tripod