The Dictionary Of Photography

A True Historic Record Of The Art & Practice Of Photography 100 Years Ago.

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Camera and Camera Stand
can be clamped at any height, and, in addition, the tripod head admits of the camera being levelled without manipulating the legs. When extended and when closed, the lengths are in. andin. respectively. The total weight is 26 oz.
Tripods for Heavy Cameras. Attachable ties and struts for use with large and heavy cameras are now sold by most dealers ;
Fig. 19-
these struts sometimes binding the legs together inside, while at other times an adjustable extra tie is supplied, which connects the foot of the foremost leg with the front of the camera. An old device of a similar kind, especially useful when the camera is long, is an extra leg from the front of the camera to the ground. In the article on photographing animals (Animals, Photograph-ing), we mention an old and useful method of steadying the