360º Tag

There comes a point where you have to be honest with yourself - there are some pieces of equipment that you pick up just so that you can fiddle with the controls. This can be the bane of a sales situation or the flight deck of an airliner. It's also why I have been banned from the wireless aisle in JB Hifi. It was one of the reasons I picked the Leofoto LEP-02 Panorama head off the storeroom shelf. If you have studied the panorama and stitched photo business  - the virtual world that seeks to show more than the average lens can see - you'll have seen some of the complex support systems that are needed. There have been at least 6 major makers that I've seen come through the shop in the last 8 years - and some are still making what they produced all that long ago. But there are new makers coming from mainland Asia all the time, and the standard of production is steadily rising. I'll not start a fight over copying designs or adding new ideas...