Benro, if you have heard of them or not, has a nice range of tripods for all occasions. They range from travel tripods to large studio gear made of various materials. This new offering from the company is the Benro Slim Travel Kit, which has a few things in its favor. The tripod is reasonably
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Many photographers do not realize the possibilities that they can achieve with a tripod, especially when it comes to landscape photography and taking photos in the outdoor world. The main issue that photographers tend to have when they do wish to take a tripod with them on their photoshoots is the size of these accessories.
The Joby GorillaPod is one of those ingenious designs that comes along every so often which has a simple concept and multiple uses. It can act as a small tripod, stabilizer, wrapping amount and stand for your camera, any which way you like. Since the earliest versions, the design has expanded to cater for many
If you are looking for a versatile tripod that is simple and dependable, Patekfly’s 12-inch Flexible Tripod might be the one for you. This flexible tripod is suitable for a variety of different environments whether it be something for your desktop or an attachment for your bike. The tripod has a sturdy and flexible feature
When the opportunity comes to travel with photography gear, this is where you have to determine what is actually important. This can difficult because bringing everything you have is not ideal. Of course, there’s the go-to lenses, camera bodies, chargers, and memory cards but many tend to overlook the tripod. It is actually an important
The MeFOTO GlobeTrotter series of tripods are the heavyweights in the MeFOTO lineup, coming in aluminum or carbon fiber versions and a range of funky colors. Although the tripods are designed to hold heavyweight DSLR setups, they are still compact travel tripods. The one reviewed here is a carbon fiber version and just like the
The mechanics of a camera tripod may seem very simple on the surface, but just like a great meal all the elements need to be exactly right to work. A decent tripod needs to be rock solid, work every time, ideally lightweight, quick to set up and take the rigors of everyday shooting. Manfrotto has
This Tripod is the Series 1 Traveler 5-section GK1555T by Gitzo and is aimed at the top end of the market, to say the least. Pricewise, the tripod is at the top end of the market meaning that everything should be (and is) made of premium components, materials, and sturdy enough to last a lifetime.
Vanguard’s Alta Pro tripods are an excellent tool for the outdoor photographer. Or indeed, any photographer wanting flexibility in a tripod. It seems odd to talk about a tripod being both flexible and stable. The main reason we use tripods is to stabilize our camera rig. The flexibility comes in with how many different ways