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#1 Deji Joseph

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Posted 03 August 2011 - 03:27 PM

I need a Tripod that is pretty fluid and can support the average DSLR rig. My current budget is £150. I don't mind buying anything used one as long as its in decent condition. My best search so far is

http://www.amazon.co...12231555&sr=8-3

Im also thinking of getting a SUPER cheap mate box

http://www.ebay.co.u...4#ht_3617wt_932

I know it doesn't have a filter tray, I use a vari-nd with my DSLR at the moment so I currently don't need the filters. You might be wondering why I am bothering with such a low quality box. My reason, aesthetics, actors i have worked wit seem to give better performances when a DSLR is "kitted" up, much to my dismay. I guess to people who dont know anything about cameras bigger seems better. Also it will reduce flaring

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#2 Martin Hong

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Posted 03 August 2011 - 10:19 PM

You might want to do some research before you buy something like that

here's a review about that cheap mattebox
http://cheesycam.com...box-dont-do-it/
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#3 Deji Joseph

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Posted 04 August 2011 - 04:23 AM

You might want to do some research before you buy something like that

here's a review about that cheap mattebox
http://cheesycam.com...box-dont-do-it/



Thanks Martin, thats definitely put me off it.

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