Excerpt: The Manfrotto 501HDV is a dedicated video fluid head. As camera manufacturers add more and more DSLRs with HD video capture, photographers’ interest in video seems to be growing at an exponential rate.
Manfrotto 501HDV Head with the Oberwerk L- Adapter
24 December 2009
Excerpt: The first time I used my new Oberwerk 15 x 70 Ultras I set them up on an aging Bogen-Manfrotto 3011 tripod with a 3126 head. The binoculars were wedded to the head with a Nikon 8177 tripod adapter. When I turned my Obies toward Jupiter approximately 40-degrees above the horizon—bye, bye Jove!