Articles tagged "tripod"

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Sirui launches AM-2 Travel carbon fiber tripod series with five models and a ball head

The lineup includes four tripods, a standalone center column and an optional ball head.

DPReview TV: Video tripods vs photo tripods

Video tripods with fluid heads provide distinct advantages over standard photo tripods when shooting video, but are they always better? Chris and Jordan compare both types of tripods and demonstrate the pros and cons of each.

Platypod creators return with the new Platyball Ergo and Elite tripod heads

The team behind the Platypod is back with a new accessory called Platyball, an entirely new type of tripod head with electronic stabilization.

Sony releases new wireless shooting grip for select mirrorless cameras

The GP-VPT2BT Shooting Grip With Wireless Remote Commander works with nine Sony mirrorless cameras and is set to ship in North America this month for $140 ($180 CAD).

Rock Bar is a sleek and slim weighting system designed to replace sandbags

Sick of sand bags and hanging stone sacks that are inconvenient to carry and sway in the wind? Rock Bar says it provides a much tidier answer to stabilizing stands and tripods

DPReview TV: Travel tripod shootout!

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.

Manfrotto launches new Top Lock Travel Quick Release Adapter

The new quick release adapter replaces works with Manfrotto tripods, as well as all Arca-type tripods.

Slik launches new carbon fiber tripod legs and two ball-heads

The new models are designed to hold DSLRs or larger cameras and long tele lenses.

Hands-on with the new Peak Design Travel Tripod

We've been playing around with a prototype of the new Peak Design Travel Tripod and are impressed so far: it's incredibly compact, fast to deploy and stable enough for the heaviest bodies. However, the price may turn some away.

Peak Design's Travel Tripod is a re-imagination of one of photography's basic tools

Peak Design is back at it again, this time crowdfunding the Travel Tripod, the company's 9th Kickstarter to date.

InukTech will launch Inuk, a carbon fiber tripod alternative, on Kickstarter next month

InukTech is planning to...well...kickstart its Kickstarter campaign for a unique take on a transformable tripod it calls Inuk.

Three Legged Thing launches 'Ellie,' a versatile L-bracket for modern camera systems

Tripod manufacturer Three Legged Thing has developed a new L-bracket designed to fit a wider range of cameras and allow users to mount their camera in a variety of ways.

SwitchPod is a 'minimal' handheld tripod that switches modes in seconds

SwitchPod is a new take on handheld tripods, such as the Job Gorillapod, that transforms shapes in seconds to go from handheld to freestanding.

Colorado Tripod Company introduces 'world’s first titanium tripod system'

The Colorado Tripod Company has introduced what it claims is the world’s first titanium tripod system, with a funding campaign on Kickstarter.

Manfrotto launches a trio of new center ball heads

The new 490, 492 and 492LCD are targeted at amateur photographers and come with a 4kg/8.82lbs payload.

Gitzo announces Gitzo Mini Traveler tripod with patent-pending 'Pull & Fix' technology

Gitzo has shared the details of its upcoming compact tripod, the Gitzo Mini Traveler. The pocket-sized tripod features Gitzo's patent-pending 'Pull & Fix' leg angle selector and is capable of holding up to 3kg/6.6lbs on its aluminum tripod head.

LumaPod is an ultra-compact tripod that uses tension to keep your shots steady

LumaPod is a a new tripod being funded on Kickstarter that takes just four seconds to set up and uses patented tension technology to keep your shots steady in a compact design.

3 Legged Thing launches the affordable Patti tripod

The new 3 Legged Thing Patti is a compact tripod that doesn't break the bank.

Gitzo teams up with Sony to launch tripod and L-bracket designed for α-series cameras

Gitzo and Sony have teamed up to launch a new tripod and L-bracket designed specifically for Sony α-series cameras.

Really Right Stuff updates its entire tripod line-up with new features, better ergonomics

Utah-based tripod manufacturer Really Right Stuff has updated all 17 of its tripods with updated features and better ergonomics.

Manfrotto adds Befree Advanced Carbon, GT and Live Carbon models to travel tripod line

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.

Novoflex's new TrioPod PRO75 modular tripod can handle 'immense load'

This "high-capacity advanced spider tripod" system can handle a maximum load of 65kg / 143lbs thanks to its reinforced design and 8-layered carbon fiber legs.

Zion National Park clarifies controversial tripod restrictions

Earlier this month, Zion National Park released new Commercial Use Authorization rules that seemed to ban tripods altogether, sparking outrage from photography workshop operators. In response, the park has reassessed its position and issued a clarification.

The 'Chairpod' is a chair-tripod hybrid that's either ridiculous or brilliant

Either ridiculous or brilliant... there is no middle ground for the so-called Chairpod. This chair-tripod hybrid developed by Japanese tripod manufacturer Velbon is set to be released sometime this month.

The JOBY GripTight PRO TelePod is a tripod... and a grip... and a selfie stick

JOBY's name is synonymous with the flexible GorillaPod lineup, but the company's new GripTight POD Telepod is a little different. This little telescoping gadget is a tripod, and grip, AND selfie stick.

Vixari is the world's most portable tripod, but it can still handle DSLRs

The strange looking ultra-compact Vixari is being billed as the "world's most portable tripod", but it can still handle DSLRs and mirrorless cameras up to 2kg (4.4 lbs).

FLM unveils Berlin 38.4 carbon tripod on Indiegogo

Following a successful crowdfunding campaign for its CP26-Travel tripod, FLM is back with the Berlin 38.4 carbon-fiber tripod. The 38.4 can handle up to 88lbs (40kg) of gear, but weighs only 5lbs (2.25kg) itself.

MeFOTO launches MeVIDEO brand with new GlobeTrotter travel video tripod

Colorful tripod maker MeFOTO has launched a new tripod... and a whole new brand name. Meet the GlobeTrotter travel video tripod, the first product to be released under the MeVIDEO brand.

Manfrotto unveils Element Carbon entry-level carbon fibre tripod range

Manfrotto's new entry-level Element Carbon tripods are aimed at travel photographers who want Manfrotto quality at a slightly more affordable price point.

Flexible Tenikle 'tripod' uses suction cups to stick almost anywhere

Like a GorillaPod, the Tenikle 'tripod' has three flexible arms that can be shaped to fit a variety of surfaces. Unlike a GorillaPod, the Tenikle's arms are covered in strong suction cups.

Benro launches Aero 7 compact video tripod

The Benro Aero 7 tripod supports up to 7 kg of weight and thanks to a new 2-in center column can easily be transformed into a monopod.

Benro launches ProAngel line of compact travel  tripods

The ProAngel tripods are compact enough to fit into most small and medium sized bags and come with a single leg locking mechanism, allowing users to open the tripod leg sections with a single twist.

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How does the new Manfrotto Nitrotech tripod head work? The folks at Cinema5D take a look.

Hitch Hiker balanced-motion tripod head boasts smooth, uniform rotations

A new Kickstarter project is seeking funding for Hitch Hiker, a tripod head said to offer smooth and precise uniform rotations thanks to its 'balanced-motion' design. Read more

Cokin launches vintage-styled Riviera Classic tripod

Handsome retro styling: not just for mirrorless cameras. Read more

Gitzo updates Systematic tripod range with new materials, big feet and Easy Link sockets

Gitzo has introduced a new range of Systematic tripods that it says are more stable and stronger, and which feature new locking mechanisms for the leg sections. Read more

MeFoto Air tripods offer new leg locks, selfie stick mode

MeFoto's new series of tripods come in colorful colors and can be converted into selfie sticks complete with a Bluetooth remote. Read more

Edelkrone Wing adds non-motorized gliding to any tripod

Edelkrone has launched Wing, a non-motorized sliding armature that attaches to a tripod and glides a camera in a straight line without rails. Read more

SLIK introduces SLIK LITE tripod line

SLIK's LITE series tripods come with an integrated LED flashlight and a new Rapid Flip Mechanism that allows for faster locking and unlocking in addition to improved portability and easier storage. Read more

FLM CP-Travel tripod aims for ultimate in portability and versatility

German photo accessory manufacturer FLM is launching a new travel tripod on indiegogo. The CP-Travel will be made of ten layers of carbon fiber and will be able to support up to 10 kg/22 lb of gear. Read more

Loki camera rig transforms into four ultra-portable forms

UK company Scratch Ideas is seeking £25,000 in funding on crowdsourcing site Kickstarter for a new camera mount it's calling 'Loki'. Loki can be transformed into a dolly, underslung rig, shoulder rig, and cage, and folds up into a portable rectangular brick about the size of a battery grip for transportation and storage. Click through for more details

Manfrotto announces carbon fiber BeFree tripod

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

Vanguard releases new Alta CA tripod kits with pistol-grip head

Tripod and bag manufacturer Vanguard has launched a new range of tripods that are fitted with the company’s latest pistol grip style GH-30 head. The aluminium Alta CA leg-set comes in three or four-section options to achieve maximum heights of either 1565mm (61.6in) or 1550mm (61in) though both models are designed to carry a payload of up to 11lbs (5kg). Click through for more information.

Battle of the titans: Top ball heads tested

Ten ball heads reviewed and compared: Here are the biggest and best ball heads from a number of major manufacturers spanning the spectrum of price and features.

Vanguard Abeo Pro Tripod Kit

The Vanguard ABEO Pro is packed full of features. Is this the right tripod for you? Read on to find out.

Manfrotto 190 Series Carbon Fiber Tripod Review
Manfrotto is back with a revision of the wildly popular 190-series tripod. Does the shiny new model sport must-have upgrades, or will the older 190 model still suffice? Read on to find out.
Manfrotto revamps 190 series tripods with updated design

Manfrotto has updated its popular 190 series tripod range, with a substantially reworked design. The mechanism for switching the centre column to the horizontal position has been redesigned to reduce weight and folded length, and now pops out from the centre casting only when needed. A rotatable bubble level has been added underneath the head platform, and the leg angle selectors redesigned for easier operation. The tripods come in either carbon fibre or aluminium, with a choice of three- or four-section legs. Prices range from £185 to £360.    

Manfrotto brings Klyp to iPhone 5, introduces Pixi tripod

New gadgets for better smartphone photography.

Make your own smartphone case that stands up on its own, has a tripod mount and accepts other lenses -- for the bargain price of $7.38.

Keyprop is a super portable smartphone tripod

The Kickstarter accessory blends into your key ring. 

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