Photography Bay Giveaway: Manfrotto KLYP+ Kit for iPhone 6

This week, Photography Bay has teamed with Manfrotto to give away one of its KLYP+ kits for the iPhone 6. The package includes an iPhone 6 bumper with a 3x telephoto zoom lens and a detachable kick stand, as well as a Pixi tripod, which pairs nicely with the KLYP+ kit and can even support a mirrorless camera.


The Pixi tripod doubles as a hand-held stabilization device. The KLYP+ iPhone 6 bumper has a 1/4″-20 tripod mount for easily mounting your iPhone on a tripod or other common photography accessory. You can also attach an optional LED light to the KLYP+ rail system.

To enter for a chance to win this Manfrotto KLYP+ Kit for the iPhone 6, just use the Rafflecopter widget below. You can earn additional entries by following or engaging with Photography Bay and Manfrotto on social media or by referring others to this giveaway. Due to the intricacies of international law regarding giveaways, this giveaway is open only to U.S. residents who are 18 years of age or older. [Read more…]


Manfrotto KLYP+ Accessories Now Available for iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus


Manfrotto has announced that is line of KLYP+ photo and video accessories for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Along with new bumper cases for the iPhone 6 models, the KLYP+ line expanded with new interchangeable lenses, an LED light and a Pixi mini tripod.

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus cases come equipped with a lens thread connection that allows for quick connection of one of its interchangeable lenses crafted of solid aluminum and outfitted with thick, high‑clarity glass. Lenses available include a fisheye, telephoto 1.5X, telephoto 3X, wide-angle and macro, super wide-angle and polarizer.

The KLYP+ 6 cases run $24.99 and other accessories range from $29.99 to $124.99 for the complete KLYP+ 6 kit. Check out all the new KLYP+ 6 accessories here at B&H Photo.

Manfrotto and Elinchrom Cut Ties for Reasons Unclear

Elinchrom ELC PRO HD Compact Flash Head

Manfrotto will no longer distribute Switzerland-based Elinchrom lighting equipment in the US, effective May 5, 2015.

In a statement issued today, Manfrotto cited the continued evolution of the US photography and lighting market as the reason for the break and that the companies are “updating their respective strategies in the marketplace.”

My next question is:  “When is a Manfrotto studio strobe coming out?” [Read more…]