From a very different perspective, Paul talked about how and why he likes to use a geared head like GH-PROII rather than a ballhead. It’s a very relaxing and beautiful review done in the river under such a hot summer J Please enjoy.
GH-PROII was designed and developed by Sunwayfoto (Zhongshan Sunwayfoto Photographic Equipment Co., LTD) based on its original edition, this is a lighter yet very powerful one well received by photographers worldwide. We gain quite a lot of positive feedback of this model and very glad and proud to make this product a success for users worldwide. This head is independently adjustable in 4 ways. Base Horizontal Panning, Fore-Aft Tilt, Lateral Tilt and Top Panning independent adjustment, without interference, make photo composition easier. All-metal gear system ensures this head support stably without any wobbling. Exquisite gear drive also ensures easy composition of a photo without locking the head. Featuring a two-in-one adjustment knobs, the GH-PROII is very easy to operate and provide quick-adjustment as well as fine tune. The base 3/8” thread socket is compatible with most types of tripods in the market. The package comes in a protective bag, included with a DP-60G Quick-release plate, camera mounting screw, safety stop screw, adapter bushing, wrench and cleaning cloth.
Here comes more features of the geared head GH-PROII so you understand better the technical details as follows,
✪Compared with other ballheads, geared heads have advantages in easy composition of a photo due to its exquisite gear drive, especially suitable for landscape and architectural photography;
✪Based on the original GH-PRO geared head, the GH-PROII features more compact structure and lighter weight, very easy to carry with.
✪Compared with traditional geared heads, the GH-PRO II is lighter and smaller, only 14*8*12.5 cm, very easy to carry with.
✪Light-weight design without affecting the functionality or stability of the head, weighing only 671 gram.
✪Base Horizontal Panning, Fore-Aft Tilt, Lateral Tilt and Top Panning independent adjustment, without interference, make photo composition easier.
✪All-metal gear system ensures stability of the head as well as its longevity, capable of bearing up to 4kgs. in testing for most equipment.
✪Easy to position. Exquisite gear drive ensures easy composition of a photo without locking the head.
Here is also introduction of the photographer quoted from his website,
“With a love for the outdoors and the special landscapes surrounding me such as the North Pennines right on my doorstep, I am spoilt for choice for subjects to photograph. My goal is to capture these beautiful locations and share the magic of these areas with everyone.
Published in Practical Photography Magazine as well as others and one of OutDoor Photography Guides contributors. I have an ongoing Youtube channel and podcast and run workshops in the UK.
I hope you enjoy looking at these images as much as I had fun taking them. Please use the "contact" page with any queries and I will do my best to help.”
Quoted from https://www.paulthomsonphotography.co.uk/about