« on: February 03, 2015, 10:38:45 PM »
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I don't think it's ever been possible to shoot RAW in HDR mode on the 6D, atleast I have never been able to do it with mine. HDR is greyed out if you have RAW selected and RAW is greyed out if you have JPEG selected and HDR activated.
I especially like the first shot. Beautiful light.
Thank you for all the great recommendations. The Uniqball is a new one to me and looks interesting.If you are considering a future upgrade of your tripod to something bigger, like a Gitzo 3-series or RRS 3-series, the BH-55 may well make sense and be a good choice. I have been very happy with that head. But I can use my 2540F, which is quite close to your 2542L, and the BH-40 with a 1DX/70-200 f2.8L IS II combo, with absolutely no problem. By weighing down the tripod, using the built in hook, I am sure I could also go further, but then I would normally prefer gimbal heads.I have the 2540F, with the RRS BH-40 head. Which works well. I have a BH-55 also, but I use that on a larger RRS TVC-34. I don´t really see the point of having a lighter tripod, just to weight it down with a heavy head.
Yes, this makes sense. The reason I was thinking about the BH-55 is the price difference is really not that much different than the BH-40 and I would not have to upgrade in the future (other than legs) if I did go bigger. Along with everyone seems to love this head. But if it might be unstable it defeats the purpose. I did buy the 2 series to save some weight for hiking but I do have a lighter weight ballhead (Sirui K30) currently I could swap out. Just trying to avoid buying twice and get the best quality I can. Down the line I can see the value of having two different setups and might buy a 3 series too. All the advice is great and thanks again (currently using RRS L Bracket)
I have the 2540F, with the RRS BH-40 head. Which works well. I have a BH-55 also, but I use that on a larger RRS TVC-34. I don´t really see the point of having a lighter tripod, just to weight it down with a heavy head.
For sunsets over the ocean, get a Singh-Ray reverse ND grad.
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