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small tripod+tent cord+tree=big tripod
If you have a compact camera, as is shown, that Ultrapod is kind of handy. I've had one for about 25 years, even though I quit using compact cameras.--B.G.--
Yes Bob, works for me. FWIW, they make a "big brother" model that I use with my DSLR...didn't bother posting pic, but you get the idea. BTW, I have no affiliation w Ultrapod, other than a customer.Cheers,jim
Yes, I have one of those larger ones also.--B.G.--
Here is a great idea for a tripod that will be too light to leave at home found right here in the "Photography Forum", a thread entitled: 4 oz. Carbon fiber tripodhttp://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=14867
The Gorillapod Original or Magnetic weigh just 1.6oz http://joby.com/gorillapod/original/specs. And they can be attached to almost anything http://www.product-reviews.net/wp-content/userimages/GorillaPod.jpg.
I spent a few days off-trail in Arkansas a couple of years ago and forgot my tripod. Spent a half hour making this one.Here's the picture I got for my effort:\
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