Travel tripods for still photography are quite popular. Nearly every major brand has its own version. However, travel tripods for video use are a rare find. Benro has announced a pair of new video tripods available in travel sizes – the Aero 2 and Aero 4. [Read more...]
Manfrotto has added a new single leg aluminum tripod to the 535 series of video tripods. The MVT535AQ supports 44 pounds and features a 75mm bowl, as well as a 60mm bowl adapter.
It also adds a fourth leg section (compared to the three section carbon fiber model), while maintaining the same reach and load capacity, allowing it to be an even more compact design.
The MVT535AQ retails for $367 and will be available as a kit with the Manfrotto 500, 502 and 504HD video heads. Check out all of the Manfrotto 535 series here at B&H Photo.
B&H has the Oben AT-3421 aluminum tripod and BA-106T ball head for $119.95 (reg. $159.95) through Aug. 18 with free expedited shipping. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Adorama has the Manfrotto MKBFRC4-BH BeFree Carbon Fiber Travel tripod with the new Advanced Travel Backpack for $298.99 after rebates (reg. $498.99). The price is $398.99 right now on a special and then, Manfrotto also has a $100 mail-in rebate that is applied for a final price of $298.99.
Check it out while lasts here at Adorama. Be sure to hit the link to the rebate form on Adorama’s website to get the additional $100 mail-in rebate.
Adorama has the Vanguard ABEO Pro 283AGH Tripod with GH-300T Pistol Grip Head for $249.90 (reg. $343) now through May 30. Check it out here at Adorama.
Manfrotto has released a new 3-way pan/tilt head, the Manfrotto MHXPRO-3W. It features two handles that can be extended for adjustments and then retracted when you are all set. Additionally, it has two separate knobs to control the friction of the front/back and side tilt.
The head also features three bubble levels and a quick release plate. The Manfrotto MHXPRO-3W retails for $139.99. Check it out here at B&H Photo.