EF 300mm f/4L IS USM : How to use the tripod mount.

Article ID: ART151637 | Date published: 05/22/2015 | Date last updated: 02/03/2016


EF 300mm f/4L IS USM : How to use the tripod mount.


Adjusting the Tripod Mount

Loosening the orientation locking knob on the tripod mount allows you to turn the lens and camera freely. This is useful when you want to switch the camera between landscape and portrait positions while it is mounted on a tripod. Once you have set the camera to the desired position, tighten the locking knob firmly

Detaching the Tripod Mount

Firs remove the lens from the camera and then remove the tripod mount from the lens as shown below. To attach the tripod mount reverse the procedure.

Loosen the orientation knob

Align the red mark on the tripod mount with the lens mount mark

  • rotate the tripod mount to align the red marks

Move the tripod mount towards the back of the lens




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