Tripods & Monopods

A Cool Collection of Tiny Tripods and Ingenious Supports

Tabletop tripods and compact-sized camera supports are among the most fascinating and engaging photographic accessories on the planet—just looking at them makes you smile. They’re also far more versatile than you might think. When perched atop a firm support such as a brick wall, picnic table, or flat-topped rock, they can perform many of the functions of full-sized tripods.

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.

Delkin Fat Gecko Support Systems

According to photographer/CEO Martin Wood, his modest $10,000 startup in 1986 proved to be a seminal event for Delkin Devices that formed the company's light-on-their-feet, responsive operational philosophy stressing "change, inspiration and a limitless imagination." It also imbued the company with a sense of humor.

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.

Tutorial: Weekend Warrior Filmmaking - Part 2

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.

Giottos VGR Tripods are Inspired by the Golden Ratio of Leonardo’s Vitruvian Man

Inspired by the artistic and scientific balance of Leonardo da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man, Giottos VGR tripods offer the kind of proportion and support you would expect from a tripod designed according to the Golden Ratio.

More Utility with the Manfrotto 190 More Tripod

The Manfrotto 190 More 3-Section Aluminum Tripod is a special, upgraded version of the 190XPROB tripod, and it includes several improvements to make this a more robust offering from Manfrotto while keeping with the stylish detailing for which Manfrotto is well known. 

Creative Ideas for the DIY Image Maker

If you are about to be married and you’re an avid tinkerer, dabbler or hobbyist—and you are looking for some creative and fun ways to shoot, or include, photography at your wedding—you will be interested to know we have a bunch of ideas right here for the do-it-yourselfer in all of us.

Sachtler Ace Tripods Offer Videographers Professional Performance at an Entry-Level Price

Sachtler imbues its Ace Fluid Head Tripods with the same level of expertise found in its broadcast-quality FSB system heads. The Ace Fluid Head, 2-Stage Aluminum tripods were designed specifically to offer prosumers, independent filmmakers, advanced film students and experienced professionals the option of a lightweight, easy-to-use tripod for less than $1,000.


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