Really Right Stuff TA-2 Series 2 Leveling Head Review

I’ve reviewed the RRS series 3 leveling head in the past and found it to be an excellent pice of kit if you have a Series 3 Really Right Stuff tripod. The series 2 leveling head takes on a very different design to the series 3, and that means it definitely warrants its own review. A Quick Reminder A leveling head sit between your tripod and your ball head and they allow you to perfectly level the ball head in just a matter of seconds. Doing so without a leveling head can be tricky because you have to manipulate the …

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Really Right Stuff TA-3 Series 3 Leveling Base Review

Really Right Stuff make leveling heads for their Series 3, Series 2 and Series 4 tripods. In this review we’ll be taking a look at the Series 3 TA-3 leveling head which sells for between $195 and $310 depending on the handle options and clamp that you specify. The head weighs 12.2 ounces and with the twist of the locking handle you can tilt it up to 15 degrees in any direction. When you set up your tripod, all you have to do is roughly level it with the leg locks, and then use the leveling head, with built-in bubble …

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How to Add a Quick Release Strap to a Camera with Arca Swiss Type Plates

Hopefully nobody out there is still manually screwing their camera onto a bare 1/4″ 20 thread on top of their tripod? Using a quick release plate is a much better option because it’ll save you valuable time, prevent wear on the camera and also offer a way to protect the bottom of the camera from scrapes and scratched when you put it on the ground. This final reason alone has always had the plates paying for themselves when it comes time to sell old gear on the second-hand market. The problem with these plates is that it can make it tricky …

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Really Right Stuff Safari Clamp Review

NOTE: The Safari clamp has been slightly redesigned and also renamed as the Multi-Clamp.  There isn’t a whole lot of difference between the old and new, so everything I state in this review is still relevant, but also make sure you check the RRS page to see slightly physical changes. NOTE 2: When I first reviewed the Safari Clamp, I used the BH-25 ball head with it. Since then, RRS launched the BC-18 MicroBall, which I think is far better suited as a pairing with the new Multi Clamp. I no longer use the BH-25, and have switched entirely to the …

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