Join filmmaker John Webster and his team as they voyage into the beautiful Sawtooth Wilderness in Idaho with Manfrotto's Befree 3-way Live Advanced tripod.
Articles tagged "manfrotto"
Oct 22, 2020 at 16:51
A new but already familiar range of batteries for Canon and Nikon cameras, and a fast double charger to go with them kicks off Manfrotto's first steps in the third-party energy market
Jan 14, 2020 at 17:03
Manfrotto claims its new cards are waterproof, freeze-proof and crush-proof; and some of the best read/write speeds available for high frame rates and 4K video
A good tripod can be an essential tool for the traveling photographer. This week Chris and Jordan review four great travel tripods from Manfrotto, Sirui, Gitzo and Peak Design that get the job done while still leaving room in your bag for your other gear.
Jul 5, 2019 at 15:31
The new quick release adapter replaces works with Manfrotto tripods, as well as all Arca-type tripods.
Mar 11, 2019 at 15:15
Manfrotto has added four new carry-on-size camera bags to its Pro Light Reloader collection, each of which has its own little niche.
Nov 12, 2018 at 17:08
Lastolite has announced HaloCompact, a new collapsible lighting tool with a patent-pending design.
Oct 8, 2018 at 18:40
The new 490, 492 and 492LCD are targeted at amateur photographers and come with a 4kg/8.82lbs payload.
Sep 26, 2018 at 18:56
Accessory manufacturer Manfrotto has launched a pair of carbon fiber tripods for videographers that it claims are 50% more rigid than their aluminum counterparts.
Jul 12, 2018 at 18:14
Manfrotto has launched its new Noreg camera bag series with the Backpack-30 and Messenger-30 models. Both bags are designed for premium mirrorless camera systems, each featuring internal camera units that can be removed and used independently of the larger bags.
Jun 7, 2018 at 18:27
Manfrotto has updated its travel tripod range with three new tripod models: the Befree Advanced Carbon Fiber, Befree GT, and Befree Live Carbon Fiber. The first two models feature Manfrotto's M-lock twist lock, and the Befree Live Carbon Fiber is designed for recording video.
Nov 16, 2017 at 22:42
B+W has announced a new aluminum filter holder that offers three slots so users can use multiple filters at the same time. The holder goes with the 2mm thick 100mm square filters it launched earlier this year.
Oct 9, 2017 at 14:27
Manfrotto's new entry-level Element Carbon tripods are aimed at travel photographers who want Manfrotto quality at a slightly more affordable price point.
Sep 28, 2017 at 15:55
Sony and Manfrotto are teaming up to create a line of accessories specifically for Sony cameras and lenses. First up, a tripod that will be on display at PhotoPlus in NYC.
Sep 25, 2017 at 16:04
Vitec, the company that owns popular accessory maker Manfrotto, has just acquired JOBY and Lowepro for a cool $10.3 million in cash. The acquisition adds JOBY and Lowepro to Vitec's already sizable collection of camera gear brands.
Aug 10, 2017 at 14:45
Manfrotto has launched a new range of bases, booms, heads and dollys aimed at Virtual Reality content creators. The company claims to be the first to produce "dedicated products designed to support [VR] professionals and enthusiasts."
Jun 20, 2017 at 00:01
If you thought Nikon had the market cornered on expensive commemorative products, we've got news for you.
Jun 14, 2017 at 21:12
The new collection of outdoor backpacks and messenger bags are designed to cope with extreme environments and carry loads of gear.
May 10, 2017 at 18:23
Manfrotto has launched a new camera bag lineup called the Manhattan Collection. The new bags are designed for urban photographers 'who commute and need their essentials to be close at hand to survive the everyday urban life'.
Apr 19, 2017 at 17:42
Manfrotto has announced a new tripod head for stills and video users that it claims provides smooth motion and continuous counterbalance for loads of up to 8kg. Read more
Mar 3, 2017 at 18:40
Manfrotto has launched its new National Geographic Australia Collection, a line of camera bags with designs said to be inspired by the Australian Outback. Read more
Feb 7, 2017 at 20:32
Accessory manufacturer Manfrotto has launched a new filter suite that features a magnetic adapter and filter holders that it says make fitting and removing filters quicker and easier. Read more
Nov 21, 2016 at 19:31
Manfrotto is going uptown with its new Windsor collection of backpacks, messenger and shoulder bags designed for the style-conscious photographer. Read more
Oct 21, 2016 at 18:59
Accessories manufacturer Manfrotto has introduced a new series of monopod kits called XPRO Monopod+ and a new FluidTech Base to help videographers to achieve smooth pan, tilt and swivel motions. Read more
Oct 12, 2016 at 19:32
Manfrotto has launched five new bags in its Advanced and Street Collections, each of them designed for use with mirrorless cameras, lenses and other items. Read more
Sep 26, 2016 at 19:02
Bag and accessory manufacturer Manfrotto has announced a new carry-on roller case that has enough space for three DSLR bodies and eight lenses. Read more
Aug 17, 2016 at 22:01
Manfrotto and Benro have settled their patent dispute regarding tripods whose center column to be lifted out of the collar and rotated by 90 degrees. Read more
Aug 3, 2016 at 18:40
Manfrotto has added depth of field preview, an intervalometer and time-lapse controls to the app that runs its Digital Director camera-remote-control and external monitor device. Read more
May 10, 2016 at 19:24
Accessory manufacturer Manfrotto has launched a new backpack that hides the opening of its main camera compartment between the bag and the person carrying it. Read more
Feb 12, 2016 at 20:25
Tripod and accessory manufacturer Manfrotto has announced a total of six new monopods that it has added to the XPRO range, including models in carbon fiber as well as aluminum. The models cover three families of monopods: Prime for the heaviest equipment, Over for those who need height but for lighter kit, and Land for traveling. Read more
Jan 29, 2016 at 22:59
Manfrotto has launched a new lighter version of its 190Go travel tripod that is made with carbon fiber. The new model joins the aluminium version of the existing 190Go, and is essentially the same other than the amount it weighs – and costs. Read more
Jan 18, 2016 at 22:39
Italian accessory manufacturer Manfrotto has introduced three improved LED panels that are designed to be used by professional and serious enthusiasts in the hot shoes of their cameras. The new panels, which are powered by Litepanels, are the CROMA2, MICROPRO2 and the SPECTRA2. Each of the new models features surface-mounted LEDs, with new lenses that improve the intensity of illumination in the light path. Read more
Dec 14, 2015 at 15:15
Italian accessory manufacturer Manfrotto has released a new app for its Digital Director iPad cradle that allows users to wirelessly control Manfrotto Lykos and Litepanels Astra LED lights. The 2.0 app is capable of handling up to 13 panels via a Bluetooth connection, so brightness levels can be controlled from the camera position. Read more
Dec 4, 2015 at 19:15
Italian accessories manufacturer Manfrotto has announced it is to introduce a new range of LED light panels under the Lykos brand name. The Lykos Daylight and Lykos BiColor panels are small enough to hold in one hand but can also be mounted on a lighting stand, and can be powered by an L-type video-camera battery or via the included AC adapter. Read more
Nov 20, 2015 at 19:51
Accessories manufacturer Manfrotto has introduced a new series of backpacks designed for photographers who fly drones. The Aviator D1 Drone Backpack holds a medium sized quadcopter such as the DJI Phantom 3 along with all the accessories that go with it, as well as a DSLR, a laptop and a tripod. Read more
Nov 3, 2015 at 19:33
Manfrotto has announced a new travel tripod in the BeFree series. Only the second BeFree model, the BeFree One is designed to fold away into a compact form and to be lightweight for easy transportation. The aluminum model uses 4-section legs to collapse to just 32cm/12.6in from a maximum height of 130cm/51.18in. Read more
Manfrotto and Lastolite brands combine and launch new Speed-Lite softbox and Perspective Backgrounds
Nov 2, 2015 at 18:34
The accessory brands Lastolite and Manfrotto, both of which are owned by the Vitec Group, have combined to form the new brand 'Lastolite By Manfrotto'. The new brand name will eventually encompass the entire Lastolite product range, but for now it includes a new version of the Ezybox Speed-Lite softbox for hotshoe flash units and three new scene-painted backgrounds. Read more
accessory reviewOct 29, 2015 at 12:01
Manfrotto's Digital Director, introduced in April, is a departure from its usual array of tripods and tripod heads. It's a device designed to hold an iPad Air tethered to a DSLR, providing a large live view screen, access to camera controls and wireless sharing options. Shooting with a large screen can be a revelation compared to using a 3" LCD, but the Digital Director is pretty pricey. Is it worth the cost? Read more
Oct 7, 2015 at 18:02
Manfrotto has launched the Pixi Evo, a miniature lightweight tripod with two-section legs and five adjustable steps. The Pixi Evo represents a design update over the original Pixi mini tripod, and is designed, in part, to support entry-level DSLRs with large lenses. Read more
Jul 2, 2015 at 22:48
Manfrotto has announced a series of friction arms and related accessories. They're designed to allow photographers to attach lights, extra cameras, and accessories to tripods and, via a clamp, to table tops and other rigid edges. Read more
*Updated with US availability and pricing* Manfrotto has launched the XPRO Ball Head in the UK, joining existing fluid and geared heads in the XPRO lineup. It is offered with Arca-Swiss compatible Top Lock and 200PL camera plates and features a spherical locking mechanism alongside a Triple Locking System, the latter of which stabilizes the camera's position and keeps it from drifting via a trio of wedges. Read more
Apr 24, 2015 at 12:00
Italian accessories brand Manfrotto has announced a new model in the 190 range of tripods that is lighter and more compact than others in the series. The Manfrotto 190Go! is designed for traveling photographers and those working on location who require an eye-height tripod that packs away to take up as little space as possible. Read more
Manfrotto has used the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show as launching pad for the Digital Director, a bracket designed to turn an iPad Air into an external monitor for Canon and Nikon DSLRs. By connecting the Digital Director to a camera via USB and opening the app of the same name, a Live View feed is provided and exposure settings can be controlled by the iPad. Read more
Accessories manufacturer Manfrotto has announced a new series of consumer LED lights that offer portable continuous output for stills and video photographers. The Lumie Art, Play and Muse lights are powered by a USB rechargeable Lithium-ion battery that is said to deliver over an hour’s worth of continuous lighting. While the Art and Play models come with a hotshoe adapter and a tripod mount, the Muse additionally has a ball and socket head that makes angling the light easy. Read more
Mar 4, 2015 at 21:37
Italian tripod and accessory manufacturer Manfrotto has announced it is introducing a new heavy-weight head to its XPRO range. The XPRO Geared Head is designed for photographers who use weighty equipment and who like to be able to make precise adjustments to their composition. Read more
Manfrotto has introduced a new lineup of backpacks in its Off Road collection designed for outdoor photographers. The backpacks allow for both personal items and camera gear to be toted around, including the new walking sticks and tripods the company has also launched. Read more
Manfrotto has introduced new lens filters, with UV, Circular Polarizer and Protective versions available. Offered in up to three flavors - Essential, Advanced and Professional - each filter offers anti-reflective and water repellent coatings. The filters are only available online with prices ranging from $24.99-169.99. Read more
Manfrotto has announced a carbon fiber version of its BeFree tripod, previously available only in aluminum. The lighter carbon fiber BeFree weighs 1.1 kg/2.4 lbs (as compared to the 1.4 kg/3 lb aluminum version) and features a reverse folding design that allows it shrink to 15.7 inches (~40cm) in length when collapsed and stored. Designed for travel, it can hold up to 4 kg/8.8 lbs and is available now in the US for $389. Read more
Aug 11, 2014 at 19:01
Manfrotto has announced a new line of backpacks and accessories, the Pro Light series. The new line includes backpacks designed for both still photographers and videographers, holsters and rain covers, all designed with an emphasis on portability and versatility. The five styles of backpacks for still photographers offer side access for another route to your gear and are priced from $220 - $310 USD/£199.95 - £249.95 GBP. Read more
What makes a compact tripod a good traveling companion? We've collected 5 aluminum 'travel' tripod and head combinations that are compact, but are also comfortably tall and hold up a reasonable amount of gear. In this roundup we cover their features, functions and finish quality, and we put them to work in the studio and in the field. Read more
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