Adorama has a solid deal on the Vanguard Alta Pro 263-AT tripod and SBH-100 ball head for $124.95 (reg. $249.99) right now. This is a very solid kit at a very good price. The ball head retails for $90 alone and is worth every penny and then some. The tripod and head combo can handle rigs as heavy as 15.4lbs. You can get this deal while it lasts here at Adorama.
B&H has the Manfrotto 190XPROL tripod with 322RC2 grip action ballhead kit for $209.95 (reg. $269.95). Check it out here at B&H Photo.
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The Vanguard BBH-200 is an easy to use ball head for any tripod. The open body design hides it’s deceptive strength. With a max load of 44 lbs (20 kg), this head will support pretty much any configuration you need. I put the BBH-200 through it’s paces with a Canon 7D with a battery grip and a 70-200mm f4 IS. [Read more...]
Benro has unveiled a new travel tripod kit dubbed the MeFOTO, which features a reverse folding leg system that allows the tripod to fold down to 15.4″ and will extend to 61.6″ at full height.
The Benro MeFOTO weighs 3.6 lbs. and can support up to 17.6 lbs. Additional features include: [Read more...]
As a videographer I have multiple tripods. However, sometimes I just need set of sticks with a ball head for still photography. My primary use would simply be taking family photos, and the occasional time-lapse for some of my video projects.
I recently had the opportunity to check out several Oben tripods from B&H Photo. These tripods are very affordable, yet well thought out, and well crafted. [Read more...]
I’ve been a big fan of Vanguard ball heads since I picked up the SBH-250 a couple of years ago. The new BBH Series builds on the good stuff from the SBH Series and then adds some more oomph for the professional touch and feel. [Read more...]
One of the new items from Vanguard this year is an updated version of their pistol-grip ball head. The GH-100 was last year’s model, which I’ve used and enjoyed quite a bit – although I have neglected to publish a review on it. The GH-200 is the new model and it improves on the few minor complaints I had about the otherwise solid GH-100. In essence, you can take this as a review of both units with some notes on what makes the GH-200 an improved offering. [Read more...]