Looking for a good tripod for my dslr

JtheGamer

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I'm looking for a good tripod for my DSLR that does great pans and tracking shots. My budget is 70 dollars and under. Thanks!
 

basroil

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1) So not a tech channel? I do not suggest outdoor shooting for tech devices.
2) Research is fine, but unless you have experience you don't actually know what you are doing.
3) I would not recommend any of those tripod for a beach setting. You need something with a flat base.
3b) An alternative is to use a ground level spreader like http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/552329-REG/Manfrotto_165_165_On_Ground_Tripod_Spreader.html and also some extra weights (http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/707201-REG/Vanguard_SB_100_SB_100_Stone_Bag.html) for stability, particularly if you'll be on sand or soft dirt.
 

basroil

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$100 is still a joke for pan head... most "good" (not even excellent) pan heads cost that much, without the tripod. "Decent" DSLR 4kg+ tripods start at ~$200 with head, and "good" ones will end up above $300


You also need to tell us what camera and if you plan on increasing the weight with other components.
 

JtheGamer

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I will be using the Nikon d3300. I only will be having a Rode Videomic on it.

Also, is this tripod decent for the price? I've seen some people use this on Youtube as their main tripod

http://www.amazon.com/Ravelli-AVT-Professional-67-inch-Camera/dp/B00139XOCI
 

basroil

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That one is OK for light cameras alike the 3300, but you will NOT be able to get smooth tracking/panning unless you know what you are going. Given that you were asking about indoor shooting for a tech channel, you do NOT need to pan anyway.


Are you sure you know what you are doing? Or are you just buying stuff for no reason?
 

JtheGamer

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Ya...Im only shooting inside for the intro parts where you see my face, then ill shoot everything else outside since where I live (the beach) can get some great shots. And I have done some research and I do know what im doing. Thanks for your help!
 

basroil

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1) So not a tech channel? I do not suggest outdoor shooting for tech devices.
2) Research is fine, but unless you have experience you don't actually know what you are doing.
3) I would not recommend any of those tripod for a beach setting. You need something with a flat base.
3b) An alternative is to use a ground level spreader like http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/552329-REG/Manfrotto_165_165_On_Ground_Tripod_Spreader.html and also some extra weights (http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/707201-REG/Vanguard_SB_100_SB_100_Stone_Bag.html) for stability, particularly if you'll be on sand or soft dirt.
 

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