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    Default What's the most useful and useless piece of accessories you've bought?

    most useful for me: circular polariser filter.
    useless: stofen omnibounce.. i dont think its worth the $30 bucks i paid for it.

    what's yours?

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    most useful probably is my dust blower.

    most useless or rather underuse remote shutter release.

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    most useful: blower
    most useless: monopod

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    most useful: drybox (cos i put camera inside 24/7)
    most useless: camera (cos its inside the drybox 24/7)
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    Most useful: Battery
    Most useless: Default CF card when buying digital camera (never use at all, cause instantly replace with my bigger capacity CF from day 1!!!)
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    Most useful - Batteries
    Most useless - None, I use all of them all the time.

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    most useful: wife (she helps me carry my stuff, sometimes. she's my part-time subject, sometimes, she buys me some neat stuff, sometimes. and she cost a mint!)
    most useless: digital camera (i hardly use one)

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    Quote Originally Posted by patch17
    most useful: wife (she helps me carry my stuff, sometimes. she's my part-time subject, sometimes, she buys me some neat stuff, sometimes. and she cost a mint!)
    most useless: digital camera (i hardly use one)

    u refers your wife as the most useful accessories u ever purchased?? wait she reads this and your shooting days are over

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    useful: the little white flash bounce card i bought from sulhan last year. Used often for custom white balance.

    useless: too many to mention, including flash beamer, 5-1 reflector, circ polarisers, monopod, optech strap, extra camera bags, and a lot of other rubbish.

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    optech strap is rubbish

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    most useless for me: circular polariser filter. Collecting dusts..
    useful : stofen omnibounce.. worth every buck i paid for it

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    Quote Originally Posted by ST1100
    useful: the little white flash bounce card i bought from sulhan last year. Used often for custom white balance.

    useless: too many to mention, including flash beamer, 5-1 reflector, circ polarisers, monopod, optech strap, extra camera bags, and a lot of other rubbish.

    ok...stupid question....but how is the monopod attached to a camera? is it the same as a tripod? or does it support the lens?

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    most useful : dry cabinet

    least useful : external flash
    you can buy better gear but you can't buy a better eye

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    Quote Originally Posted by wilis128
    most useful for me: circular polariser filter.
    useless: stofen omnibounce.. i dont think its worth the $30 bucks i paid for it.

    what's yours?
    Most useful: magic stone
    Least useful: super magic stone


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    useful : 70-200mm f2.8 L IS

    useless : Light Tent
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    Quote Originally Posted by acorn
    ok...stupid question....but how is the monopod attached to a camera? is it the same as a tripod? or does it support the lens?
    monopod is mainly meant for and is mounted to the tripod mount of larger lenses eg 70-200/2.8, 300/2.8, 400/2.8

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    Most useful: Portable fan
    Most useless: Soligor 135/2

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    Most useful:
    Lens hoods

    A lot in-between....

    Most useless:
    filters, especially the special effects ones

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    Most useful: my L lens

    Most useless: my Lousy skills

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    Quote Originally Posted by clizeer
    most useless for me: circular polariser filter. Collecting dusts..
    useful : stofen omnibounce.. worth every buck i paid for it
    we're so directly opposite

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