tripods

Buying Guide
The goal of this article is to help you narrow your choice of options, pick through what is important to you, and make it easier to choose the right tripod to suit your needs and your budget. For the purposes of this article, the term "tripod" is used to include the head and legs, with each component being discussed separately. Price, of course, is always a determining factor in your choice, but... READ MORE
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1 year ago
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The 190XPRO3 has aluminum construction, and extends to 53". The tripod features a Quick Power Lock design that quickly locks the legs into place at four different angles. There's an easy-lock thread designed for sturdy support for flip arms, and a horizontal column that's designed for heavier gear and rotates a full 360º. The tripod is easy to carry with motorcycle-style grips.

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Perhaps the first thing you notice about 3 Legged Thing's tripods are their smooth carbon and colorful accents. But their versatility is just as nice. A single tripod can be used for macro photography just inches from the ground, or for reaching new heights and getting that wide shot from above. There’s a reason these were used at the London Olympics.

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Manfrotto has introduced a line of magnesium-alloy ball heads that feature the Q6 Top Lock Quick-Release. The company that has made myriad quick releases and plates has decided to put its own spin on the classic Arca Swiss format.

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Gator Cases has announced its new Frameworks line of stands for guitars, microphones, speakers and keyboards. While it’s easy to write stands off as unexciting, there are few greater frustrations on stage or in the studio than cheap stands that tip over the moment you put a mic or instrument on them.

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Manfrotto recently added a new model to its line of professional fluid heads that feature bridging technology, which results in a sturdy, lightweight design. In this short video, Mia McCormick demonstrates the many features of Manfrotto’s pro video heads and highlights the features and differences between them.

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1 year ago
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Lighter-weight carbon fiber tripods have been around for quite some time now, so when Induro decided to throw their hat into the ring they had the attributes, features, and liabilities of many brands to consider. Induro currently offers 8 carbon fiber tripods.

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1 year ago
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Sony recently updated their product line with a host of photo and camcorder accessories that can help you shoot better pictures and capture better audio. This article will review some of these accessories, to help you determine which are the right ones for you.

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MeFOTO is a new brand of tripods, designed to be the ideal travel companion while still remaining a fully functional and robust camera-support system. While inherently designed as travel-sized tripods, these tripods incorporate numerous qualities that blur the line between full-size tripods and travel-size tripods.

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Tips and Solutions

In this second and final part of the Weekend Warrior Filmmaking series, Kelby Media explicates some very affordable options for camera support—both rigs and tripods—and lighting.

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Buying Guide

A good tripod is an accessory overlooked by photographers of all skill levels. Matching the right tripod with your camera, location, and budget is very important. There are heaps of tripods out there, and selecting the right one to support your camera is tricky. We can help with a quick peek at a handful of newly introduced and specially priced models.

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1 year ago
Hands-on Review

This video from B&H provides viewers with an introductory course on video tripods and heads. Mia McCormick discusses some of the more advantageous features of a video tripod system, which include fluid panning and tilting, tension controls, and counter balance.

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Tips and Solutions

In this video from B&H, Larry Becker offers a basic introduction to the challenges of, and solutions for, shooting in low light with a DSLR or mirrorless camera. He explains ISO sensitivity, shutter speed and aperture settings and demonstrates how simple in-camera adjustments will provide marked improvements when shooting indoors.

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Hands-on Review

Every photographer has their favorite accessory, the one item that makes their work that much easier or interesting and that offers the simple pleasure of realizing how a little addition to your camera setup can make a big difference in your final product. This article is a kind of a mixed bag, touching on a variety of items, any one of which has the potential to be a photographer’s new, favorite accessory.

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2 years ago
Hands-on Review

As the holidays approach, it’s a good time to get your game on, in terms of all those family photos you will be taking. Getting little Junior to smile and Uncle Harry to pay attention may be the most difficult aspects of creating a shareable family shot, but there are some technical elements surrounding quality holiday photography that we should discuss now.

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