Manfrotto 055XPROB Pro Tripod

I bought the Manfrotto 055XPROB Pro Tripod out of necessity from . I was trying to take very detailed images of small parts from an overhead position and I was struggling. Then I stumbled across the 055XPROB which can go vertical to horizontal in seconds. With the right tripod head (in my case the Manfrotto 3437 3D) your options are unlimited. When shooting pictures on my coffee table with the D90 facing down I simply place a bubble level on the cameras LCD and adjust the head or tripod legs accordingly. It’s worth noting that a weight should be hung from the center column or the hook on the tripod itself to prevent the tripod from falling forward while Continue ReadingManfrotto 055XPROB Pro Tripod