B&H also has the Manfrotto BeFree compact travel carbon fiber tripod for $299.88 (reg. $349.88). Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Manfrotto recently announced its new 290 collection of tripods and monopods geared toward enthusiasts with a premium design yet simple functions.
The new collection is composed of three new tripod models, the 290 Light, 290 Xtra, 290 Dual and a new version of the 290 monopods, all of which are backed by a 10 year warranty. [Read more…]
Manfrotto showed off some of its cool new Off Road gear collection back in October at PhotoPlus and now they’ve finally gotten around to officially launching the line. [Read more…]
Benro has introduced its new S6 Video Monopod, which provides a 13.2 lb payload capacity as well as a 4-step counterbalance for working with heavier cameras and longer lenses. The S6 head includes an independent pan lock, which allows the user to pan smoothly without having to turn the entire monopod. Equipped with a 65mm flat base with a 3/8″ thread, the S6 video head can be removed from the monopod allowing users to mount the head separately on sliders, jibs or half ball adapters. [Read more…]
So I recently purchased the Benro A38T Classic Aluminum Monopod with the S2 head and the fine folks at Photography Bay here were kind enough to let me talk about it.
Benro has announced a number of new video tripods and fluid heads, as well as a pair of monopods equipped with fluid heads.
The new tripods are available in aluminum or carbon fiber. The tripods and monopods are available as kits with the S-Series heads included, along with a padded travel case. They come in three weight load capacities – 5.5lbs, 8lbs, and 13.2lbs. The sliding center column includes a 60mm bowl for fine tuning camera position. [Read more…]