tripods

PhotoPlus 2013: Manfrotto 190XPRO3 Tripod and Pro Bags

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.

PhotoPlus 2013: 3 Legged Thing

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.

What to Look for When You are Looking for a Video Tripod

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.

Manfrotto Q6 Top Lock Quick-Release System

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.

Induro Carbon Fiber Tripods

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.

Hands-On Review: Manfrotto Pro Video Fluid Heads

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.

Hands-On Review: Manfrotto Befree Aluminum Travel Tripod

The Manfrotto Befree is a 3.0-lb tripod/ball head combo with four leg sections and a rapid column that rises to a combined height of 56.69”, folds down to 15.75”, and can support still or video cameras weighing up to 8.8 lb. The Befree is an easy choice for anyone who seeks light weight and a small form factor.

Gator Cases Microphone Stands

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.

New Sony Photo and Video Accessories

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.

Introducing MeFOTO Travel Tripod Kits

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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