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Bean bags(camera steady)

Unread postby H. erectus » Wed Dec 29, 2010 7:32 pm

Any suggestions with regard to size, shape,
filling,...etc.
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Re: Bean bags(camera steady)

Unread postby Ollie » Thu Jan 06, 2011 5:20 pm

Try this link.... plenty of bean bag discusion

viewtopic.php?f=29&t=36782

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Re: Bean bags(camera steady)

Unread postby H. erectus » Thu Jan 06, 2011 6:01 pm

Thanks a lot Ollie, didn't know this thread existed
and right under my nose!! Some great ideas!!
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Re: Bean bags(camera steady)

Unread postby michel367 » Thu Jan 06, 2011 6:06 pm

Just remember H.E.
Size does not matter. :lol:
Stability.
I have used a rolled up pair of socks put on my window and it worked very well. Or a piece of pool noodle.

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Re: Bean bags(camera steady)

Unread postby oddesy » Thu Jan 06, 2011 6:16 pm

HE, the pool noodle like michel mentioned works great and is lite and quick to use. A proper bean bag however will provide much more stabilisation but then again it does depend on the camera or camera/lens combo you have?

one that fits on either side of the window is best if its a single bag the window can just displace all the rice/beans and give you no support. Bigger is better though and always switch your car off otherwise those pesky vibrations just travel all the way up.
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Re: Bean bags(camera steady)

Unread postby H. erectus » Thu Jan 06, 2011 7:00 pm

Gawd, never a dull moment please enlighten
me,- whats a pool noodle?
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Re: Bean bags(camera steady)

Unread postby oddesy » Thu Jan 06, 2011 7:46 pm

H.E they are those foam noodles that you can use in the pool to float on, can be found at lots of places in the pool section :thumbs_up:
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Re: Bean bags(camera steady)

Unread postby H. erectus » Thu Jan 06, 2011 8:40 pm

Shucks, foam noodles, a far cry from my old traditional
mud bath!! Blub, blub blub sounds better than sqeeuck
sqeeuck sqeeuck!!
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Re: Bean bags(camera steady)

Unread postby oddesy » Thu Jan 06, 2011 8:45 pm

:lol: :lol:
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