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Tether Tools TetherGuard LeverLock quick release plate for cable management

Tether Tools’ New Tripod Plate Makes Cable Management Way Less Annoying

Many professional photographers, especially those working in studio environments, tether their cameras to a computer when shooting. It allows photographers to instantly see full-resolution files, which can be very beneficial. However, a downside of tethered shooting is the required cable, which can be a bit inconvenient.

SmallRig AP-100 carbon fiber travel photography tripod

SmallRig’s New $240 Carbon Fiber Tripod is for Traveling Photographers

SmallRig has announced the FreeRover AP-100 carbon fiber tripod kit. Designed primarily for photographers, the lightweight and compact travel tripod features carbon fiber legs, an inverted ball head, robust load capacity, and plenty of neat quality-of-life features. Better yet, at just $239, it is a relatively affordable carbon fiber tripod.

Unlock Unlimited Angles With Horizontal Tripods

Telling a cohesive story by putting together a series of photos or video clips can be a complicated task. Changing the camera angles and perspective can significantly influence your viewer's reaction to the project, and leave you with a much more impactful image. This is where a horizontal tripod can provide you with a wider array of shooting angles.

Quick Precision Tripod Head Kickstarter

This Strange, Compact Tripod Head Promises Convenience and Speed

Photographer Arnt Inge Hodne has long been interested in photographic equipment. Using his experience as an engineer and his passion for photography, Hodne has teamed up with Ådne Espeland and Harald Knutsen to design, build, and market a new type of tripod head, the Quick Precision Tripod Head.

Promaster chronicle

ProMaster’s Versatile Chronicle Tripod Aims to Be All the Support You Need

ProMaster's new Chronicle Tripod aims to do it all. While it may look like a typical tripod at first glance, there is much more to the Chronicle than meets the eye. In seconds, it quickly converts to a tabletop tripod via its "Flexor center column", handheld stabilizer, or monopod. Plus, the ball head converts from an Arca-type quick-release camera mount to a phone clamp.

The Beginner’s Guide to Tripods

The trusty tripod has remained relatively unchanged as cameras and lenses become increasingly more advanced and complicated. Sure, manufacturers use increasingly more sophisticated materials, such as carbon fiber, but the fundamental character of the tripod has stood the test of time. A tripod has three legs and is a worthy addition to any photographer's kit. There's not much else to say, is there?

Explorer new tripod range

Explorer is a New Photo and Video Tripod Company

Explorer is a Australian-based photo and video accessory brand that is newly available in North America. It is debuting 12 products in its tripod range, all of which it says are designed by photographers, for photographers.

Review: The Leofoto Poseidon LP-284C Tripod is Light and Sandproof

Leofoto's newest tripod, the Poseidon LP-284C, claims to be a lightweight carbon fiber travel tripod that's both waterproof and sandproof. If true, this would truly set it apart and make it an indispensable companion for photo missions in just about any condition and any location. I put it to the test over the course of two weeks in Iceland, where it faced rain, wind, sand, surf, ocean, and even a volcano. Read on to find out how it fared.

The Best Tripods in 2024

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.