Excerpt: I'm a somewhat hardcore Outdoor Photographer in NYC
This Monopod is a delight to use for weight,strength
For shooting Nature, Macro Photography hard to beat
I like to use a 3 Way Panning Head with my Monpopods
This type of Panning Head makes Vertical Shots easy
The only time a Monopod may be a...
Excerpt: I bought this as it was carbon fiber, folds down very small, and was a reasonable price. Having had it for about a year I can say this.
The top two twist locks have to be twisted all of the way out before the leg will move. you then have to screw them all of the way back in to lock them off.
Excerpt: I purchased this carbon fiber monopod and it was the best investment when you don't want to lug a tripod all day. I was in Germany for a month traveling everyday with the lightweight carbon monopod from Giottos and it was small enough to fit in my camera bag.
Excerpt: I got this to stabilize shots on hikes, etc. when I didn't want to lug the tripod. It's got a very beefy feel to it, but even with an attached ball-head, it's less than 2 pounds. I'm 5'9" and only extend the bottom section a little bit to get the viewer on my D80 eye-level.