Excerpt: If you use a small camera with a kit lens, say a Canon XSI with a 18-55, this will works just fine, but if you use a larger semi- pro or pro body you need a Pro Ball head, don't waste your money.
Excerpt: I use it with the D7000 and a 70-300mm and had all sort of trouble getting it level. Tried other brands are much better to control. Cannot find anything positive of this head, wasted my money.
Excerpt: I purchased this head as a substitute for a fluid video head. This serves as a good small camera head.
The quick release feature is good and the clamps are firm and solid.
i also purchased a head with handles and would recommend that for someone not used to one without.
Excerpt: Except for a strange Silk quick release I have never used one, this one is much better and I got it to match the one I was getting for my other Ballhead. It works fine I wish the lever did not stick out so much.
The Ballhead is simple, but simple is what I wanted for my Monopod.
Excerpt: I bought this to use on a monopod because it:
A) takes the same QR plate as the ballhead on my tripod, and
B)is fairly simple in design. I didn't really want anything fancy on top of a monopod.
Summary: Ich habe mir den Giotto Kugelkopf für meine Canon EOS 7D zugelegt, um es mit diversen Stativen zu verwenden. Der Kugelkopf ist wertig verarbeitet, die Schnellwechselplatte funktioniert: schnell, schnappt satt ein, herrlich - aber leider arretiert der Kugelkopf nicht fest genug, um die Kamera vor dem...