For mounting your camera or lens to the Photo Clam ball heads, you will need a dovetail (also known as Arca-Swiss) type of quick release plate.
There are two options for plates:
- Buy a standard size plate which will fit practically any camera or lens system with ease and stability.
- For those wanting the utmost in security, stability and aesthetic integration, the best option is one of the Photo Clam camera-specific enginereed quick release plates. These plates are custom fitted to the body of the particular model of camera you own, thus ensuring the most secure connection between tripod head and camera.