Tripod

FlexTILT gives your tripod more flexibility

NEWS – If a tripod is a photographer’s friend, then the FlexTILT Head 2 from Edelkrone will become their BFF. The FlexTILT is a CNC machined aluminum adapter that fits between your camera and the head of the tripod to provide more functionality. Where a tripod typically only goes up and down, the FlexTILT will …

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The Fat Gecko Camera and Camcorder Mount will keep your weighty cameras safe

Another one of my passions is writing, filming and producing short films. I have only worked on one so far, but I have several more planned for the future. One of my scripts includes a scene in an SUV, where I need to mount sizeable and somewhat weighty video cameras at various positions on the …

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The Manfrotto Befree Advanced Travel Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head aims to travel light

Getting back for a moment to the news stories about travel tripods, there is a new release coming soon to join the existing bunch of existing solutions. The Manfrotto Befree Advanced Travel Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head (Lever Locks, Sony Alpha Edition), is a relatively compact travel tripod measuring 59.1 inches when fully extended, but …

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The iFootage Cobra 2 C180 Carbon Fiber Monopod is a nice addition to your photo/video gear

Staying on the subject of monopods, I found another interesting one that I think is worth mentioning, and has its own place in the photo/video gear box. The iFootage Cobra 2 C180 Carbon Fiber Monopod is not necessarily considered a small footprint monopod for traveling or for easily attaching to a backpack, but its features …

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The Velbon Ultra Stick Super 8 Monopod can stand on its own

As I continue to chase down that perfect but elusive travel tripod, I am coming across many products with great potential. Even if they do not exactly fit my search criteria, they certainly are interesting enough, and possibly fit another need that could win them a space in my gear bag. The Velbon Ultra Stick …

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The Benro 75mm Hi-Hat tripod keeps your camera as low as it can go

When I am in the studio “messing around” with macro photography trying to use various objects to produce an amazing photo, I often use a tabletop as my platform. The object would be on the tabletop, and I use my DSLR mounted to a full-size tripod. This can be a pain sometimes when I have …

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The Benro Aero 2 Video Travel Angel Tripod Kit is ready for your next adventure

For those of you that have been following my news stories, you know that I have been on a quest to research and find a travel tripod that is the perfect fit for me. The next travel tripod that I am looking at is the Benro Aero 2 Video Travel Angel Tripod Kit. This is …

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Manfrotto XPRO Over 4-Section Aluminum Monopod with 234RC Tilt Head Kit is ready for every opportunity

Filmmakers, videographers and photographers alike always hope to have the right equipment on hand, when an opportunity for a once in a lifetime shot comes along. There are times when we either go to the most difficult terrain, or the tightest places to get our shot. On many occasions, I have found that a monopod …

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The MeFOTO GlobeTrotter Air Travel Tripod: Don’t leave home without it.

For those of us who pursue the adventures associated with photography and videography, traveling light is a must. We have to take so much gear in anticipation of what we might get the opportunity to shoot, that every little reduction counts. One way to reduce weight and bulk is by using a compact lightweight tripod …

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The Manfrotto Compact Action Aluminum Tripod is ready to go with you everywhere

Every photographer and filmmaker that I know owns several tripods of various sizes and capacities to accommodate as many of the shooting scenarios that we eventually experience. We also spend quite a bit of money on tripods, from smaller amounts on travel tripods or tripods for light work, all the way to thousands for our …

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MeFOTO BackPacker Air tripod review

Tripods are a necessary tool for traditional photographers and smartphone photographers when they want to take a picture without holding the camera. Whether it’s to get in the shot yourself or to keep the camera ultra steady, a good tripod is a photographer’s best buddy. I was recently given the opportunity to try the MeFOTO BackPacker …

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SideKick360 is a smartphone holder that attaches to a tripod

When I need to capture a video of something for review purposes, I always grab my smartphone to do it. But trying to find a way to prop up the phone in the perfect angle can be a hassle when you don’t have a holder for it. The SideKick360 looks like the perfect solution because …

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Tablet atop a tripod – my screen’s bigger than your screen

AllPuter.com is offering the Tablet / iPad Holder / Mount w/ Adapter Ready for Camera Tripod that transforms your tablet into a tripod-mounted camera with an extra-large viewing screen.  Taking photos of family and friends from a tripod inevitably leads to a small crowd of eyeballs glaring down on the tiny camera LCD screen to review the pictures; everyone wants to check …

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