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Really Right Stuff TVC-34L tripod extended to 5' 3" or so (approx). Arca Swiss Cube geared head with beefy Really Right Stuff B2-Pro-II clamp. Sony A7R attached via Really Right Stuff B6 plate with flange—no wiggle or movement, metal on metal. 2 second self timer used.
Note that behavior could change when shooting handheld or under other setups (tilt the camera up or down, or put it in portrait orientation, variations ad nauseum). A vibration at 1/160 won’t go away, but it might not shock the camera the same way when the camera is positioned differently, or held in a hand.
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