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Old December 26th, 2003, 12:54 PM   #1
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Giotto vs. Benbo

Anyone with experience with the Giooto or Benbo tripods? I like the idea of being able to mount the center post so the camera can point down, I'm also looking for carbon fiber.

Mostly for a GL2 with 1.7x tele on front but also for a Canon D300 still.

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Old December 29th, 2003, 01:31 PM   #2
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Do you have any links? I've never heard of any of those brands.
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Old December 30th, 2003, 05:56 PM   #3
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The Giotto is at

www.hpmarketingcorp.com/giottos_tripods.html

I first saw it advertised in Outdoor Photography so it is designed for still cameras but I figure I can always put a video head on it. I'm looking at the carbon fiber version.

The Benbo looks similar and I saw it in a B&H catalog.

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Old January 1st, 2004, 11:49 AM   #4
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From what I heard most people seem to stay away from still
tripods for video work. Even if you could put a video head on
the things, would it work as well?

Looks like not a lot of people have knowledge about the brands
due to the lack of responses...
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