Manfrotto 502 HD

Manfrotto 502HD

This is an early look at the Manfrotto 502HD as seen at the NAB show. This tripod features a pan fluid drag system, easy attachment of your accessories via link connectors, a wide top plate and built-in counterbalance system. Manfrotto 502HD Bridging Technology As mentioned in the video, Manfrotto is using a “bridging technology” where […]

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Manfrotto 055xprob q90

Manfrotto 055XPROB Tripod Review with 496RC2 Ball Head

Note: The 055XPROB has been replaced by the Manfrotto MT055XPRO3, which has some new and improved features. This is a great in-depth review of the Manfrotto 055XPROB Tripod put together with the 496RC2 ball head. This was my first professional tripod after I decided I wasn’t going to lose any more time or any more […]

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Carbon Fiber vs Aluminum Tripods

Tripod for DSLR: Carbon Fiber vs Aluminum Tripods

This is a great breakdown of what to look for in a tripod in terms of affordability, portability and stability and wildlife photographer Chris Weston does a great job of explaining why you might consider carbon fiber vs aluminum tripods. Stability is an important factor when you are considering which tripod to get. ┬áIf you […]

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SLIK Pro 700dx

SLIK PRO 700dx

This is a decent review of the SLIK Pro 700dx that really shows the height of this tripod. SLIK PRO 700DX Features You can flip the center column upside down to put your camera right on the ground – great for macro photography or creative shots. With the head, the SLIK Pro 700dx weighs in […]

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Really Right Stuff 055 Review

Really Right Stuff BH-55 Ball Head Review

This is a good┬áReally Right Stuff BH-55 Ball Head Review. As you can see in the video, this is a solid tripod head that’s built to last. Really Right Stuff BH-55 Ball Head Review Really Right Stuff produces solid but expensive tripods and equipment. A lot of photographers swear by their heads. If expensive isn’t […]

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Choosing a Good Tripod for DSLR

Choosing a Good Tripod for DSLR Cameras

This is a great video on how to choose the right tripod for DSLR cameras. Hope you enjoyed the video. I second his advice about buying a sturdy, solid tripod – the cheap, flimsy tripods just don’t get the job done and the money you save isn’t worth the missed photographs. Tripod for DSLR Cameras: […]

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