The word “Kirk” immediately brings to mind Captain Kirk, whether you’re a fan of the Star Trek franchise or not. Hopefully after reading this blog, that’ll change for us all.
In this informative blog we tackle a few FAQs to ensure you think of the right Kirk next time.
Simply put, a ball head is a device that fits onto the top of a tripod. It assists with stability and composition setup. It’s an alternative to a 3-way head and even through it has similar weight carrying capabilities, it’s much smaller. A ball head allows you to adjust the camera horizontally and vertically, and from landscape to portrait orientation with the advantage of only having to loosen one locking knob instead of three different knobs. By only needing one knob for adjustment in all 3 axes, the speed at which you can make adjustments greatly increases.