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Is that a tripod head mounted on top of another tripod head?
No.

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...Tilt_Head.html
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Wow, that looks complicated. I just move one of the legs a bit if I need to adjust tilt.
 
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Have you... never used a pan head? I forgot how much I hated ball heads when I found this old Velbon. So much easier to work with, but not as small/sexy as a ballhead.
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Have you... never used a pan head? I forgot how much I hated ball heads when I found this old Velbon. So much easier to work with, but not as small/sexy as a ballhead.
Nothing like that. My tripod head looks like this:



It's basically part of the camera, so it wouldn't be easy to get a newer head for it. I'd have to make a custom clamp-thing to be able to attach it to the rail.


Perhaps it's time I got some gear that was made in this century. Lol.
Edited by foothead - 10/29/11 at 10:49pm
 
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I prefer having a pan head since I correct the perspective when shooting anything involving architecture. Hence the level.

I'd love to get a geared head though...

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That looks rad. Kinda stubby knobs, though.
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My camera has one of those round bubble levels on the rear standard. Does yours not?


That tripod head looks pretty neat, but I'd rather keep it simple. Less things to fail. That's just me though.
 
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Quote:
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My camera has one of those round bubble levels on the rear standard. Does yours not?


That tripod head looks pretty neat, but I'd rather keep it simple. Less things to fail. That's just me though.
The levels aren't accurate unless they're calibrated.
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O_o Really? I just checked mine against a plumb line and it was pretty much perfect. It's 60-70 years old too.
 
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I hate ballheads so much. Much harder to use. But it doesn't really matter cause I don't have a tripod anyway.
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