Swing rod

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A '''swing rod''' is a device for stabilising a camera position around the [[no-parallax point]] without needing a [[tripod]], the principle is identical to a [[Philopod]].
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{{Glossary|A '''swing rod''' is a device for stabilising a camera position around the [[no-parallax point]] without needing a [[w:Tripod_(photography)|tripod]]|1}}, the principle is identical to a [[Philopod]].
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A telescopic car aerial is used as the rod. Although heavier, this is more convenient to carry than a [[Philopod]] where the string has to be wound/unwound and can get tangled easily.
  
 
== External links ==
 
== External links ==
  
 
* [http://www.flickr.com/photos/vitroids/3905350560 swing rod]
 
* [http://www.flickr.com/photos/vitroids/3905350560 swing rod]
 
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* [http://www.flickr.com/photos/vitroids/4623326410 swing rod II]
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Latest revision as of 06:10, 21 May 2010

A swing rod is a device for stabilising a camera position around the no-parallax point without needing a tripod, the principle is identical to a Philopod.

A telescopic car aerial is used as the rod. Although heavier, this is more convenient to carry than a Philopod where the string has to be wound/unwound and can get tangled easily.

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