Articles tagged "tripod"

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Platypod announces its new 'eXtreme' tripod plate with hinged spikes and more attachment points

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.

Apple files patent application for magnetic MagSafe tripod adapter for mounting iPhones to tripods, gimbals

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.

GorillaPod creators introduce new flexible PodZilla tripod

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.

Manfrotto introduces 'Move' system, promises speed and versatility in hybrid workflows

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.

In-depth tripod review: Leofoto 'Summit' LM-364C

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?

In-depth tripod review: ProMediaGear Pro-Stix TR344

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.

In-depth tripod review: Really Right Stuff Versa TVC-34 Mk.2

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.

In-depth tripod review: FLM CP34-L4 II

The FLM CP34-L4 II is the latest in a line of well-respected premium tripods from this European brand. How does it compare against its peers? Read our in-depth review to find out.

In-depth tripod review: Sirui SR-3204

The The SIrui SR-3204 is an affordable 'Systematic' tripod that offers attractive features. So how does it compare to other models in its class? Read our in-depth review to find out.

In-depth tripod review: Gitzo Systematic Series 3 (GT3543LS)

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?

RØDE’s new $25 Thread Adapter ensures you’re never without the right mounting screw

The Thread Adapter is a simple, innovative solution to ensuring you’re never without a compatible mounting screw in the middle of an assignment.

DPReview TV: Choosing the right large tripod - Gitzo, Manfrotto, Leofoto and Sirui tripods compared

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.

DPReview TV: Tripod head 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.

Gitzo takes a battering for lack of communication over Légende tripod delays.

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

DPReview TV: iFootage Cobra 2 monopod long-term review

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'.

Gitzo creates ever-lasting Légende tripod with unlimited warranty

Gitzo's newest tripod, currently being funded on Indiegogo, takes a 'buy it for life' mentality with user-replaceable parts and an unlimited warranty.

The Really Right Stuff Ascend-14 might be the ultimate travel tripod - if you can afford it

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.

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.

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