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09-25-2010, 07:17 AM   #1
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anti shake on or off w/monopod

I normally keep my anti-shake on with a monopod using my k7 and my tamron 70-200.
I need to see if there is a major difference turning it off. I feel the monopod does steedy the camera but not as much as a tri-pod.

What do you other users do?

09-25-2010, 07:35 AM   #2
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I leave it on when it's on my monopod and am happy with it.
09-25-2010, 07:37 AM   #3
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I always leave mine on, whether I'm shooting hand held, tripod, monopod or dunked underwater...OK not really underwater, but you get the point...

I don't think it should make much difference, but I may be wrong, I haven't tried it. I rarely use either tri or monopod, 99% of my shots are hand held. I usually never even think about turning it off when I mount the camera on either.
09-26-2010, 07:39 AM   #4
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A monpod is fairly sturdy, but slight movement is likely, especially side to side, so I leave SR on. It is, however, a good idea to turn it off when using a tripod. I often forget to turn it off, and when I do, I often forget to turn it back on when taking it off the tripod, so I have started using a remote or delay for mirror up when using a tripod. This automatically disables SR, and the mirror up function increases sharpness as well. As soon as you switch back to normal shooting, SR comes back on.

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If my hands are on the camera I leave the SR ON.

If I am using a remote or the timer on a tripod, I would OFF it.

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