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Software & Accessories / Advice on which Gitzo tripod
« on: May 19, 2014, 10:39:57 AM »
I am in the process of replacing my 25 year old Bogen tripod and because of the great advice on this forum I am going to splurge for the Gitzo's. I am using a 6D and the longest lens I anticipate using is a 70-300L or maybe a 100-400 when the next version comes around.

I am leaning towards the GT2542L since it is $100 or so cheaper than the GT2541/2531 and like the weight/price. But am wondering if that is enough support or if I should move up to the GT2542LS or GT2542/2532 for more weight capacity/stability. This would mean a couple hundred more dollars though.

I would like to save the half a pound and the $200 but don't want to undersize myself. Appreciate any advice from users.

Thanks

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Lenses / AFMA 70-300L
« on: July 04, 2013, 05:35:54 PM »
Just picked up a refurb 70-300L and was wondering if it seems odd that when testing 300 at a normal testing distance it needs about +4 for the DOF to be centered but at minimum focus distance with the shallow DOF it needs -3 to for the subject to be in focus.

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Pricewatch Deals / B&H 6D+24-105 for $2499
« on: January 16, 2013, 07:31:24 PM »

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