Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Post Your Photos > Landscape Photos

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Apr 27, 2010, 4:36 PM   #11
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: UPSTATE NY
Posts: 80

Thanks for all the positive input, I've taken notes for my next outing.

I don't always want to carry my tripod with me on these long hikes with the scouts so I often use my mono pod as a walking staff and camera support. Is there any suggestions about how I can still get the silky affect with the water without loosing sharpness in the picture?


Last edited by MACKPUDGIES; Apr 27, 2010 at 4:42 PM.
MACKPUDGIES is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Apr 27, 2010, 7:24 PM   #12
Senior Member
Wingman's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Hebron, Kentucky (northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati):KCVG
Posts: 4,333


A monopod steadied against a tree has worked for me in the past. Another option is to get your self a Gorillapod which is a mini but practically sturdy tripod which can easily fit ina backpack. You can rest it on the ground, on a rock, or even wrap the leds around a tree branch. There are different sizes for different sized cameras. Check it out at http://joby.com/store/?gclid=CIvK6YqQqKECFQENDQodSTAbGA I use a Gorillapod SLR on my Nikon D300s.
Wingman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Apr 27, 2010, 11:29 PM   #13
Senior Member
shoturtle's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Frankfurt AM
Posts: 11,348

well since you are shooting with a dslr, go with the gorillapod slrzoom. That is what I use, it is better design for dslr cameras over the regular slr model. The slr is more for megazooms and camera the size of the epl-1 and gf-1.

Super Frequent Flyer, no joke. Ex Patriot and loving it.
Canon Eos 60D, T1i/500D, Eos1, Eos 630, Olympus EPL-1, and a part time Pentax K-X shooter.
shoturtle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Apr 28, 2010, 12:53 AM   #14
Senior Member
maggo85's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Arzl im Pitztal/Austria/Europe
Posts: 1,135

I gotta get the Gorillapod SLR-Zoom with the Joby Ballhead for my honeymoon in the USA... need a small tripod to take some night shots in NYC

BTW, I prefer your original shot!
Markus Rimml Photography | Facebook | Twitter

2 x EOS 6D | 24/1.4 ART | 35/1.4 ART | 50/1.4 | 85/1.8 | 135/2L
maggo85 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 5:40 PM.