Originally Posted by Chewy734
That's great Dave. Honestly, it worked great with I had the 5D3, but for the 1D X, I feel I need something stronger, especially when I put the 70-200 on there on a windy day. I think she'll really enjoy using it.
Got any suggestions? I'm looking for something not heavy and somewhat smaller (e.g. 4-section is better than 3-section legs for me). Same goes for the ball head... something good/strong, but light.
No, I don't have a "not heavy" solution. My Induro C414 is 8-ply carbon fiber with a pretty heavy Arca-Swiss Z1 ballhead that I occasionally use with a Wimberley Sidekick to hold my 500/f4. I bought the 4-section version so that it'll fit in my large suitcase. I mainly use it for night photography, where it's rock-steady.
Induro makes really high quality tripods. You might look at their models one step down from the 414.