mono pod vs tripod for antarctica

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mono pod vs tripod for antarctica

Postby duckdoc » Sun Nov 17, 2013 1:04 am

getting my camera gear ready for jan 2014 trip
plan on taking a small pocket size waterproof camera/video for on the panga boats, and my larger body Nikon for on shore
should I bring two camera bodies so I don't have to change lenses?
what about a monopod vs a tripod?
seems like my camera gear is going to weigh more than my clothes will
thanks for the input
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Re: mono pod vs tripod for antarctica

Postby PaulTeolis » Sun Nov 17, 2013 11:58 am

hey duckdoc,
I will be your expedition photographer on board the ship during the late December/January sailings, so introduce yourself to me when we meet on board. I will be lecturing and providing guidance for any photo related matters.

Two camera bodies is up to you based on weight. I always bring two bodies in the event of a malfunction due to the weather or other conditions. But its nice to have the option of
putting to different lenses on each.

I am bringing a tripod as I hope to do some ND work when we camp on land and the tripod will help. I think you will use it more than you realize, especially during more over cast days and
in the event you want to try slow exposures.

suggest bringing extra batteries and lots of memory cards. Freezer bags for moisture protection or
a stormjacket for the camera body and lens...

anything else do not hesitate to ask. Looking for to heading down there in december.

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