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Old Aug 30, 2003, 5:12 AM   #1
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Anyone here have actual experience using a monopod? Obviously not as stable as a tripod but is it really more stable than just hand-held (assuming you don't have the shakes!)?
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Old Aug 30, 2003, 11:19 AM   #2
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I take photos in churches and museums and none allow tripods but some allow monopods. My first few attempts with a monopod were disastrous. Worse than hand-held. Then I read:


It helped a lot and now I find the monopod to be very useful for low-light shots. It doesn't replace a tripod but it's worth having.
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Old Aug 30, 2003, 12:34 PM   #3
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it can be the most useful thing next to a tripod. one is always with me.
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