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Manfrotto Move is a Ridiculously Good Idea and a Workflow Wonder

Manfrotto's Move system felt like a good idea when I first saw it in October: one small puck would play host to a quick-release system that makes it easy to swap tripod heads, legs, and more. After testing, it's even better than I expected and I can't believe it took someone this long to make a product that has been an absolute boon for on-set workflow.

The Best Tripods in 2022

You've probably heard it before: a great tripod is one of the most valuable investments you can make as a photographer. Conversely, one of the worst investments you can make is buying a mediocre or straight-up bad tripod.

Manfrotto Launches Its First Camera Gimbals, Takes on DJI and Zhyiun

Earlier today, in a move that is either unexpected or a long time coming, camera accessory maker Manfrotto quietly launched two handheld 3-axis camera gimbals that will compete directly with products like the DJI Ronin, Zhyiun Crane, and the Gudsen Moza gimbals already well-established on the market.

Sony and Manfrotto Are Teaming Up to Create New Pro Products

Vitec Photographic, the company behind the Manfrotto and Gitzo brands, is joining forces with Sony to create a brand new line of products for "professionals who demand utmost quality and high performance." The products will be developed exclusively for Sony's Alpha line of cameras.

Manfrotto Founder Lino Manfrotto Dies at 80

Lino Manfrotto, the photojournalist who founded the eponymous Manfrotto line of tripods and camera accessories, died at his home in Bassano del Grappa, Italy, on Sunday, February 5th, 2017. He was 80.

Custom SLR Uses Shrink Ray on the M-Plate, Out Pops the M-Plate Mini

Rumors of a soon-to-arrive iPad Mini are heating up, but one photo gear company has beaten Apple to the "mini" game: Custom SLR announced its new M-Plate Mini today. It's the smaller sibling of the company's M-Plate Pro, which takes up more space because it includes a couple of extra connection points for attaching accessories (e.g. the company's strap and hand-grap strap mount).