Thursday, August 21, 2014

All About Tripods

All About Tripods. Click to View the Video
It may be a simple tool...but your tripod is indispensable in the world of landscape photography. We almost always use a tripod to shoot photos. Even with high-speed shots,  a tripod gives our hands and arms a much-needed rest when we have a long lens mounted to the camera. We also use our tripods in some of the worst conditions... in sand, water (sometimes salt water), deserts, near burning hot lava, in snow and in rain.

The basic function of a tripod is to hold your camera steady so you can capture a sharp photo. Sometimes you have to take some extra steps to make sure this is successful. Here is a video that demonstrates how Varina uses her camera bag to steady her tripod in windy conditions...

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