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While there is no universal terminology, your intuition is following the right direction. With a single knob, obviously it adjusts everything. You loosen it to place the head and tighten it when done. Most dual action ballheads though have one knob for releasing the tightness on the ballhead and one for allowing separate rotation at the base. The point is ...


It depends on what lens you are using: any wide angle-to-200mm lens. The Manfrotto quick release is good to use: fast and easy, unlike the Arca Swiss style which needs to be screwed in and out. Sometimes I miss it and the whole camera drops, but luckily the strap was on my neck. To sum up, Manfrotto is the best, but since Arca Swiss is expensive they get the ...

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