Oben CC-2361L Lateral Tripod: A cure for my ‘tripodiphobia’

Recently during the filming of a safety video project for a client I needed to capture some video footage looking straight down on a machine in operation. In order to film the required footage I used one of my existing tripods, which can be configured in a non-adjustable, lateral position. It occurred to me as I was fiddling around with this existing tripod that it would have been much easier to get the required video footage if I had a tripod with a range of lateral movement, rather than just one lateral position at 90-degrees. Since I’ve been pleased thus far with my other Oben tripod (CC-2491) I decided to give the Oben CC-2361L lateral tripod a try since it met my key shooting criteria for tripods. Continue reading Oben CC-2361L Lateral Tripod: A cure for my ‘tripodiphobia’