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GitzoSeries 5 Systematic 6X Carbon Fiber Tripod (Giant)
 
5.0

(based on 7 reviews)

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Pros

  • Unfolds quickly (4)
  • Durable (3)
  • Easy to use (3)
  • Stable (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Landscape/scenery (4)
  • Wildlife (3)
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    • Pro photographer (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Just Perfect.

By Kelly Puleio

from San Francisco, CA

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Laydowns
    • Travel

    Comments about Gitzo Series 5 Systematic 6X Carbon Fiber Tripod (Giant):

    This tripod is perfect for shooting laydowns on location or in a studio. The height is beyond fantastic. It is easy to open, super light weight which is amazing when you are traveling and need the height. I would recommend to anyone and would buy it again.

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    (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Best tripod I have ever used

    By Michael Baxter

    from Phoenix, AZ

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy to Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Architectural

      Comments about Gitzo Series 5 Systematic 6X Carbon Fiber Tripod (Giant):

      I am a full-time architectural photographer, and this is simply the best tripod I have ever used. I originally purchased this unit as a specialty item, in order to capture slightly elevated views of residential properties. I also own a telescopic mast, which is great for reaching heights of 10ft - 60ft, but at the expense of time and fatigue from the considerable set up. This tripod is extremely versatile, especially when paired with the Gitzo Systematic Series 5 Aluminum Geared Center Column (Long), which allows it to reach a height of 12.6ft. Amazingly, the unit compacts to a standard length when transporting. The (mostly) carbon fiber construction makes it light enough to use as a standard tripod. I don't worry that it's going to topple over, even at full height. again, I bought it as a specialty tool and it's become part of my mainstream workflow. There is a learning curve in raising the unit by yourself.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Awesome support!

      By SteveB

      from Atlanta, GA

      About Me Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Use
      • Sturdy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about Gitzo Series 5 Systematic 6X Carbon Fiber Tripod (Giant):

        I wanted a tripod sturdy enough to handle my telephotos up to 600mm +/- teleconverters. This tripod is a very nice addition to the 3-series Systematic I already own and use regularly. I don't think I'll need another tripod the rest of my life!

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        5.0

        I would buy this product again and again

        By Khaled Alghanem

        from State of Kuwait

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Unfolds Quickly

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Video
          • Wildlife

          Comments about Gitzo Series 5 Systematic 6X Carbon Fiber Tripod (Giant):

          This is one tripod that will last a lifetime.A Very nice design and well built.I use it for birds Photography and i am very happy with it, we spend money on expensive lenses its nuts not to bay a good tripod. This is a Great tripod.

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          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Fantastic tripod

          By Wes

          from Mesa, AZ

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Folds Small
          • Good Stability
          • Unfolds Quickly

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Portraits
            • Video

            Comments about Gitzo Series 5 Systematic 6X Carbon Fiber Tripod (Giant):

            I am using this tripod to lift my camera and my Faro scanner up high, where I can get the vantage point I'm looking for. This thing is rock solid and the legs extend very quickly.

            Great tripod.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Incredible tripod

            By John urphotos

            from Little Neck NY

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Stability
            • Unfolds Quickly

            Cons

            • Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Night Shots
            • Sports/Action
            • Wildlife

            Comments about Gitzo Series 5 Systematic 6X Carbon Fiber Tripod (Giant):

            Very nice design and well built. A bit heavy though. I purchased this tripod cause I was considering the fact that you will always encounter slopes, no matter how slight. I probably will never have to buy another tripod again

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Reaching new heights

            By CW

            from Cupertino

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Stability
            • Unfolds Quickly

            Cons

            • Expensive

            Best Uses

            • Home
            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Night Shots
            • Portraits
            • Wildlife

            Comments about Gitzo Series 5 Systematic 6X Carbon Fiber Tripod (Giant):

            Love this tripod. Had the original mountaineer, it was too light. Love the G-locks, it makes adjusting heights easy. This is one tripod that will last a lifetime. My only complain is for the price I wish it came with a bag.

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