Because I’m going to Italy (my colleague is picking me up in an hour), I decided to buy a new tripod. The one I already have (Induro AKB1 | AT113) is a very good and stable tripod, but it’s too large for travels and it ends up spending most of its time home alone.
So, this morning I went to the local toy store Scandinavian Photo and bought a Benro IT25. It can fit in a small suitcase, which means that it’s good for travelling. It’s made out of aluminium. They had some lighter carbon tripods there too, but the prices were too high. The aluminum one was something like 400 grams heavier and about 100 Euro cheaper.
In the camera bag I've packed: Olympus OMD EM5II A 45mm, f1.8. Lens A 40-150mm, f2.8 lens One ND8, plus one ND32 filter. Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM5 with a 12-32mm f3.5
Now I’m looking forward to try out this new tripod.
Specifications for Benro IT25: Sections: 5 Maximum height: 1545mm Folded: 415mm Weight 1,61kg Load: 6kg
Enjoy your weekend!