Manfrotto 357 Pro Quick Release Adapter w/ 357PL Plate
Thundergod, B&H Photo
18 July 2015
Excerpt: Originally I purchased a Manfrotto 357 Pro Quick Release Adapter with 357PL Plate for my Canon 40D & Sigma 150-500mm lens, which I attached to Manfrotto monopod. Upon realizing the utility of the quick release system, I purchased additional 357PL plates for all of my DSLRs, including one for my...
Excerpt: I bought this Manfrotto monopod specifically to support my Sony HDR FX1000 camcorder. My back couldn't handle holding the heavy camera anymore and besides, the monopod provides a much more stable platform so filming fast-moving lacrosse games is now much steadier and easier on my back.
Excerpt: There was a time when products were what they were supposed to be, not no more! Was wondering how come base plate didn't come with lock set screws. Answer, base plate made out of plastic (not magnesium). Very dissapointed. They are also moving some of the fabrication to China.
Excerpt: Although it was designed with videographers in mind I use it mostly for taking pictures when I cannot use a tripod. The feet help stabilize my camera & give me good mobility to track my subject