Rhino Camera Gear answer why you may need a tripod with your slider system.
While there are many reasons why filmmakers and photographers use a tripod, one of the biggest reasons why tripods are used is to bring a slider up off the ground. We want to mention that Manfrotto makes great gear and we are a huge fan of their products. They do not pay us to promote their gear. We just love it.
Our team here at Rhino Camera Gear believe that “the best gear is the gear you always bring with you.”
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