23 Apr The Really Right Stuff TVC-33
Is it Really Right Stuff?
I have had so many questions about my Really Right Stuff tripod that I thought I had better update my review page on the TVC-33. I had done a quick video with my thoughts on the Really Right Stuff TVC-33 that I had owned for a short time, but it was not the best of videos. Since then I have had a lot of you ask me how the TVC-33 is holding up, and in particular how I was getting on with the Really Right Stuff BH-55 Ball head.
Well… I am still impressed (in love) with this tripod… in my opinion… it is the ultimate tripod/head combo. In fact, I think it is the last tripod I will ever have to buy! The good people over at Really Right Stuff have the best customer service and I cannot recommend them highly enough… and I don’t get anything for saying that! I just love to spread the word when I find a great product.
I was asked how to go about buying one… there is no distributor anywhere so you have to order direct from the Really Right Stuff website. They are very good at answering emails so I suggest if you’re not sure of what you need, shoot them a message and they will help you. If you want to see mine in the flesh then get yourself along to one of my PhotowWALKS and you will get to see it first hand!
You can also check out my page with a video about the Really Right Stuff TVC-33 and BH-55 by clicking here if you like.
Today’s iCandy – Bob’s Remarkable View
When I was planning my trip to Queenstown, I had heard about the view from up at Bob’s Peak and decided long before heading there that I would check it out. The view from Bob’s peak is truly amazing and the ride up in the Gondola is definitely a ‘must do’ if you’re in Queenstown. I took this just after sunset as all the lights came on.
The Technical Mumbo Jumbo
[tabbed tabs=”Camera|Mode|ISO|Aperture|Shutter|Lens|Filter|Other info”] [tab] I used my trusty D800 for this one [/tab] [tab] I used Aperture Priority (aka AV) [/tab] [tab] ISO100 – I always shoot as low as possible, especially at night [/tab] [tab] f5.6 – I was trying to keep the shutter speed below 30 seconds so I opened up the Aperturte [/tab] [tab] 25 seconds – this was needed for a correct exposure [/tab] [tab] Nikon 14-24mm lens [/tab] [tab] No Filter [/tab] [tab] Tweaked in Lightroom, then I used Photoshop CS6 to remove a couple of distracting lights that were blown out [/tab] [/tabbed]