Manfrotto Carbon Fiber Tripod & Advanced Travel Backpack for $299

Manfrotto-BeFree-Combo

Adorama has a great deal on the Manfrotto BeFree Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod and Advanced Travel Backpack bundled together for just $299.76. The BeFree carbon fiber tripod alone retails for $350. Check out the deal while it lasts here at Adorama.

The BeFree tripod tucks away nicely in the backpack’s tripod pouch. I reviewed both the BeFree CF tripod and the Advanced Travel Backpack a few months ago and think this is a nice bargain for the both of them.

Gitzo Launches Updated Mountaineer Series Carbon Fiber Tripods

Gitzo Mountaineer Series

Gitzo’s Mountaineer series just received a substantial update with a refresh of the entire line. The new tripods feature Carbon eXact tubes with stiffer carbon fiber for maximum rigidity and image stability. The final leg section of the 4 section Series 1 tripod tubes is now 22.5% thicker than its predecessor. Additionally, the twist locks have been upgraded for better ergonomics and operation, while reducing dust entering the system. [Read more…]