Switch to English Language Passer en langue française Omschakelen naar Nederlandse Taal Wechseln Sie zu deutschen Sprache Passa alla lingua italiana
Members: 70,287   Posts: 1,535,334   Online: 835
      
Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 24
  1. #11
    blansky's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Location
    Wine country in Northern California
    Posts
    5,029
    I use a tripod with 4x5 and 6x6 but never with 35mm.

    I just bought a Mamiya 7 II and would like to use it mainly hand held. We'll see.

    With portraits on 6x6 and 35mm it is almost always better with a tripod because at the moment of exposure the mirror goes up and you don't see the expression, blinking etc. However when shooting lifestyle kid stuff a tripod might get in the way.

    Michael

  2. #12
    Leon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    Kent, England
    Shooter
    Medium Format
    Posts
    2,075
    all the time for MF, sometimes for 35mm

  3. #13

    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Location
    France
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    357
    Of course, I use a tripod for LF, but rarely with my Mamiya 7. If I would use the Mamiya for shots I usually take LF, I would for sure use it on a tripod as well. However, I usually use the Mamiya when LF is not feasible. In these cases, extreme sharpness is usually not required. But I'm rarely dissatisfied with the sharpness of a hand-held Mamiya 7!

    You may perhaps consider a monopod for your Mamiya.

  4. #14
    Aggie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2003
    Location
    So. Utah
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    4,925
    Images
    6
    ..

  5. #15
    jrong's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    London, England
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    125
    Images
    1
    For 35mm and shooting landscapes, I try to use a tripod 99% of the time. For street scenes, almost never. For MF, I find I have to use a tripod all the time to preserve maximum DOF.

    Maybe this has also got to do with me using Velvia 50 a lot.....

  6. #16

    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    Ottawa
    Shooter
    Medium Format
    Posts
    97
    I try to use mine whenever it's practical to do so. The 35mm format needs all the help it can get if you want sharp photos.

  7. #17
    gr82bart's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Location
    Culver City, CA
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    5,224
    Images
    37
    When I shoot landscapes, I use it all the time. I have a Manfrotto. The total weight of the tripod, accessories and Hassey with a 40mm lens is a lot! I use the remote to trigger as well once I've got everything in focus.

    I sometimes do the same thing in studio.

    Art.
    Visit my website at www.ArtLiem.com
    or my online portfolios at APUG and ModelMayhem

  8. #18
    Joe Lipka's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Location
    Cary, North Carolina
    Shooter
    4x5 Format
    Posts
    809
    Always.
    Two New Projects! Light on China - 07/13/2014

    www.joelipkaphoto.com

    250+ posts and still blogging! "Postcards from the Creative Journey"

    http://blog.joelipkaphoto.com/

  9. #19
    dr bob's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Location
    Annapolis, Md
    Shooter
    Medium Format
    Posts
    871
    Images
    14
    Years ago, when I used 35mm exclusively, we attended a group (non-photographers with children) who hosted slide shows (mostly of their children) a couple of times a year. Folks always ask me how I produced such “good” images – equipment / film / lens, et c. The only difference was that I usually used a tripod – really!

    Now of course I use a tripod in every situation possible. There is one great trick for street photography with MF, or in locations prohibiting their use. I keep a short piece of braided twine tied to a ¼-20 eye-bolt, which fits the standard socket, in my pocket. When the situation arises, I attach the cord, step on the bitter end, and stretch it taught. Used with my C330f and the neck strap, I have produced clear images at shutter speeds as slow as ¼ sec. It is quite a steady system and perfect for 35mm.
    I love the smell of fixer in the morning. It smells like...creativity!
    Truly, dr bob.

  10. #20

    Join Date
    Feb 2003
    Location
    Uxbridge On.Ca.
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    414
    I always use a tripod for large format and medium format, and I try to use it most of the time for 35mm. Sometimes I find a monopod better for 35mm.
    Brian McDowell

Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast


 

APUG PARTNERS EQUALLY FUNDING OUR COMMUNITY:



Contact Us  |  Support Us!  |  Advertise  |  Site Terms  |  Archive  —   Search  |  Mobile Device Access  |  RSS  |  Facebook  |  Linkedin