Toronto Star Master Glass: Why the monopod is an essential tool

In the newsgathering business, photographers must shoot in all types of lighting conditions, and often have only moments to capture the best possible shot. It requires skill and experience and knowing photography and lenses like the back of your hand. In this “Master Glass” series, Toronto Star photographers reveal how they do it: the settings, the angles, the lenses, the approach.

In the newsgathering business, photographers must shoot in all types of lighting conditions, and often have only moments to capture the best possible shot. It requires skill and experience and knowing photography and lenses like the back of your hand. In this “Master Glass” series, Toronto Star photographers reveal how they do it: the settings, the angles, the lenses, the approach.

Here, Toronto Star photographer David Cooper discusses the best ways to use a monopod, and why your kit shouldn't be without one.

Video courtesy of the Toronto Star, where this photojournalism series was originally published. See additional videos here: http://www.thestar.com/photos/masterglass.html.


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