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…]
B&H has the Manfrotto 502HD Pro Video Head for $124.99 (reg. $199.99) after mail-in rebate through February 28, 2015. This 502HD has a flat base with a 3/8″ connection for use on standard photo tripods, rather than the bowl or half-bowl base more common on dedicated video tripods. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Manfrotto recently entered the photography filter market with a series of several lens filters that are split among three product lines – Essential, Advanced and Professional. As you can probably tell from the names of the lines, they are scaled in quality and budget to meet various photographers’ needs. [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…]