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Old Feb 1, 2006, 11:15 AM   #21
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Most of the time.. when i want to take a picture indoors.. i stack a pile of cd's to useas a static camera holder

CD boxes tend to bend in a little.. thx to that the cam stays still, you can also tilt ur cam in variousdegrees using them. Mayb not the best solution but i have good expierience with it XD

When i dont have anything i usually cram my self into impossible positions using every bodypart ( :O )to keep the cam straight... and sometimes i manage to get a unmoved shot XD
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Old Feb 1, 2006, 10:20 PM   #22
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Hi Cyphr666!

Sorry we can't understand your English...what really you mean?

Try to explain us better...Please!

Till your better explanation!

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Old Feb 2, 2006, 9:57 AM   #23
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I thought my English wasn't THAT bad
could be because i'm a Dutch person.

but.. i mean darn.. that story about the tripod alternative was perfectly readable
i figure :/... maybe you should look first and make a sarcastic and hilarious comment later.

"what really i mean?"

WellwhatIsaid was:
You should try and stack some cd-boxes and use them as a tripod alternative.
It could be handy for taking certain indoor macro shots.


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Old Feb 2, 2006, 10:14 AM   #24
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:?Seems to me that if one can afford a camera and a whole bunch of CDs they certainlywould be able topop for an inexpensive tripod.
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Old Feb 2, 2006, 10:26 AM   #25
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indeed XD.

But i don't mean like 1000's of cd's
just 10 or something XD
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Old Feb 2, 2006, 11:03 AM   #26
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Dear Cypher666!

OK...sorry for my No understanding...but your method, it's no 100% sure or easy to managed/handled...best buy a "Table" mini tripod, that can be safe for your camera...& will be "The best"...I also such type made by "Cullman"...also as a waistline support, so I don't need to take with me my oldie "Linhof" monopod.

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Old Feb 2, 2006, 4:09 PM   #27
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.. sorry for the cold shoulder treatment

I guess ur right.. cd boxes won't work that great :P
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Old Feb 2, 2006, 4:40 PM   #28
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I have an Ultrapod for my little cameras and an Ultrapod II for the larger ones. They are cheap and very light composite.

You can grab any stick and it becomes a useable monopod. Or you can usually find something to attach it to or set it on. http://www.pedcopods.com/instru02.htm They also make a lightweight clamp for cameras.




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Old Feb 2, 2006, 11:17 PM   #29
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Bravo Slipe!

Thats is 100% exactly what I mean...my "Cullman"...is much bigger, so can be use more universally...also for my "Oldie"...Rolieflex 3,5 MX; with Tessar 3,5 75mm lens...made by Zeiss in Jena, the camera was from my passed away Daddy, he brought during the earlier 50ties...still working super well!.

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Old Feb 5, 2006, 11:40 PM   #30
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What has worked for me is using the burst mode. Sometimes just pressing the shutter makes the camera shake a little, but then you keep it pressed and make and effort to hold the camera still - some shots will be OK. Also, if you're shooting something / somebody who moves - like, a performer or singer - it will help you to capture the moment when he's not moving (semothing you cannot know in advance).
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