Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/07/16

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Monopods
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 1998 22:25:49 -0500

At 06:07 PM 7/16/98 -0700, you wrote:
>Do any LUG members use monopods with their Leica equipment? I just
>bought a Bogen monopod and plan to use it this weekend with my R8 at a
>kennel show and am wondering if it should stand completely vertical or
>slightly angled in a certain direction. Thanks, in advance, for your

Use it any way you can. The idea is that it lets you brace the camera
against something steadier than you. So use the floor, the wall, ceiling,
whatever. And I find putting a ball head on top of the monopod makes it
much more flexible.
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Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

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