A good tripod is essential for stability. However, it is the quality of the fluid head which puts you in control. A "true" fluid head, such as those made by Miller, gives the best performance and best results. A fluid head with a 'lubricated friction' approach to drag control, such as those made by Manfrotto or E-Image, offers great value for money. Choose the right one according to the weight and centre of gravity of your camera package. If you are likely to use a choice of cameras, and vary the configuration, then choose one with a broad set-up range.

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