Originally Posted by sanking
The camera was (is) a Korona. I appreciated the weight but it was rickety when set up - especially in windy conditions. The conversion was a matter of necessity. It isn;t the most portable although I have backpacked with it. It is more easily transportable using a nice three wheel pram or stroller designed for jogging. With it I can go good distances over fairly rough terrain. It is a joy to be able to use the movements, stability and rigidity of the Sinar system, kind of like having a real camera instead of fighting a wobbly one. The weight trade off is one I have gladly made.