What is a tri­pod col­lar?

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Tele­photo lenses tend to be big and heavy, so plac­ing your cam­era on a tri­pod with a big tele­photo on the end can be un­bal­anced and in dan­ger of top­pling for­ward. So many tele­photo lenses come with a tri­pod col­lar; you mount the lens on the tri­pod, not the cam­era, to place the cen­tre of grav­ity over the tri­pod for a bet­ter-bal­anced setup.

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