Platypod has announced the Platypod eXtreme, a new tripod plate that brings a handful of new and improved features compared to its Platypod Max predecessor.
Articles tagged "tripod"
Apple files patent application for magnetic MagSafe tripod adapter for mounting iPhones to tripods, gimbals
Feb 10, 2022 at 15:10
While not all patent applications result in consumer products, a new one filed by Apple shows an interesting magnetic adapter to attach an iPhone to a tripod or other stabilization device. The adapter would use Apple's MagSafe technology to secure and charge a connected device while leaving your phone's Lightning port available for use with another accessory.
Oct 6, 2021 at 20:56
JOBY, makers of the GorillaPod, has announced PodZilla. The PodZilla is a new line of flexible tripods that is easy to use and aimed at on-the-go creators.
Oct 6, 2021 at 16:53
Manfrotto has announced the Move lineup of modular support products. Including a fast Quick Release System, modular gimbal, Gimboom attachment, the Move system offers new ways to speed up an existing workflow.
Leofoto is one of the best-known names in the world of affordable tripods and supports, but not necessarily for the best of reasons. With the LM-364C, Leofoto appears to offer some innovation and high value – so how does it perform?
reviewAug 17, 2021 at 13:00
ProMediaGear is well-known within the photography industry for their long-lens gimbals and flash brackets , but with the Pro-Stix TR344, this family-run company is making a play for the premium 'systematic' tripod market. Read our in-depth review to find out how it performs.
reviewAug 10, 2021 at 14:00
The Really Right Stuff Versa TVC-34 Mk.2 is a premium carbon-fiber 'systematic' tripod. How does it perform – and is the high cost justified? Read our in-depth review to find out.
reviewJul 25, 2021 at 14:00
In the first of a series of in-depth reviews of the best heavy duty 'Systematic' tripods, we're taking a look at the Gitzo Systematic Series 3 (GT3543LS). The big Gitzo is where it all started, so how does it hold up against today's competition?
Jul 15, 2021 at 20:57
The Thread Adapter is a simple, innovative solution to ensuring you’re never without a compatible mounting screw in the middle of an assignment.
videoJul 10, 2021 at 14:00
In this video, Chris and Jordan compare four large tripods from Gitzo, Sirui, Leofoto and Manfrotto. They also explain what to look for in a good tripod so you can choose the best one for you – even if it's not included in our roundup.
Tripod heads aren't the most exciting subject, but if you're into shooting landscapes, wildlife or video, then having the right head will make your life a lot easier. In this episode, Chris discusses the pros and cons of each type of tripod head.
Jun 14, 2021 at 16:37
A delay of up to three months to fix a packaging issue has annoyed some Gitzo customers, but not as much as the company's alleged lack of response to emails sent to a dedicated Gitzo address
videoMay 5, 2021 at 14:00
DPReview TV's Jordan Drake thinks the iFootage Cobra 2 is the best monopod ever created in the history of mankind. Find out why he calls it 'the monopod that changed my life'.
SponsoredApr 7, 2021 at 13:00
In this video, join filmmaker Sam Nuttman as he tries out DJI's super-compact, super-powerful Pocket 2 handheld camera in Hawaii.
Mar 3, 2021 at 17:22
Gitzo's newest tripod, currently being funded on Indiegogo, takes a 'buy it for life' mentality with user-replaceable parts and an unlimited warranty.
SponsoredFeb 16, 2021 at 14:00
In this video, the team at Via Films takes the DJI RS 2 along on a shoot in Portland Oregon, creating commercial content for Seattle-based gear company SOG.
SponsoredFeb 9, 2021 at 15:26
Join filmmaker Jordan Meyers as he uses the DJI Mini 2’s advanced camera and intelligent flight modes to capture stunning drone footage in the cold and wintery Cascade Mountains.
SponsoredJan 18, 2021 at 15:01
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.
accessory reviewJan 4, 2021 at 15:00
US manufacturer Really Right Stuff just released a new lightweight travel tripod, aimed at active and weight-conscious photographers that don't want to compromise on quality. Does its performance justify its high price? Find out in our initial review.
Feb 27, 2020 at 20:07
The lineup includes four tripods, a standalone center column and an optional ball head.
Jan 16, 2020 at 18:48
The team behind the Platypod is back with a new accessory called Platyball, an entirely new type of tripod head with electronic stabilization.
Jan 14, 2020 at 15:17
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).
Sep 23, 2019 at 19:32
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
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.
Jun 21, 2019 at 15:55
The new models are designed to hold DSLRs or larger cameras and long tele lenses.
May 21, 2019 at 14:00
Peak Design is back at it again, this time crowdfunding the Travel Tripod, the company's 9th Kickstarter to date.
Feb 22, 2019 at 13:15
InukTech is planning to...well...kickstart its Kickstarter campaign for a unique take on a transformable tripod it calls Inuk.
Feb 13, 2019 at 19:42
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.
Jan 30, 2019 at 18:05
SwitchPod is a new take on handheld tripods, such as the Job Gorillapod, that transforms shapes in seconds to go from handheld to freestanding.
Dec 7, 2018 at 16:18
The Colorado Tripod Company has introduced what it claims is the world’s first titanium tripod system, with a funding campaign on Kickstarter.
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 28, 2018 at 15:31
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.
Sep 12, 2018 at 15:58
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.
Aug 14, 2018 at 18:13
The new 3 Legged Thing Patti is a compact tripod that doesn't break the bank.
Jul 17, 2018 at 15:49
Gitzo and Sony have teamed up to launch a new tripod and L-bracket designed specifically for Sony α-series cameras.
Jun 12, 2018 at 15:45
Utah-based tripod manufacturer Really Right Stuff has updated all 17 of its tripods with updated features and better ergonomics.
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.
Mar 14, 2018 at 20:15
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.
Jan 31, 2018 at 18:50
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.
Jan 21, 2018 at 18:35
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.
Jan 5, 2018 at 21:59
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.
Nov 9, 2017 at 16:21
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).
Oct 26, 2017 at 14:58
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.
videoOct 16, 2017 at 20:32
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.
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.
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