The camera is mounted on the tripod. The telephoto lens is mounted on the camera, with no additional support. Is this safe or stupid? It seems like this would put a lot of stress on the tripod mount ...
At the moment I use Manfrotto 055XPROB Pro Tripod with Photo/Video Pan and Tilt Head 391RC2 to hold Canon EF 100-400mm lens. Even-though in most cases this stable, on the extreme end I do get blur. At ...