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Behind a tall tripod from which a dark lamp-bulb depended, a pale accordion gate, evidently for night hours, stood collapsed into irrelevance on the righthand side of the road.
Recording devices were either a clunky camera and tripod set up facing the suspect or a tape recorder on the middle of a table that clicked off every half hour.
Using a tripod and setting his shutter speed at about 10 seconds, Heschong took photo after photo of trains traveling past him.
The researchers found that certain vibration spots routinely elicited the cylinder grip (or fist closing), the tripod grip (in which the thumb, index finger and middle finger come together) and the classic fine pinch of the thumb and pointer finger.
The MeFoto Air tripods are ultra lightweight and the Backpacker folds up Inspector Gadget-style to an extremely carry-on-friendly 10.4 inches.
The 8-by-10-inch view camera Ms. Mann used requires a tripod so, although many have the spontaneity of a snapshot, they were all modeled by her three children.
Related: Supermoon, blood moon, blue moon: the phenomena that make up Wednesday's lunar event A tripod will be critical for blur-free photos.
However, Brenner is frequently a solitary wanderer, working quickly with her camera and tripod to catch the best light, often early or late in the day.
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Origin and Etymology of tripod
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Definition of tripod for English Language Learners
: a support or stand for a camera, telescope, etc., that has three legs
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