tripod

My Experience with the Peak Design Travel Tripod

The Peak Design Travel Tripod. Let's just get it out there: it's $600 for the carbon fiber model. That’s a lot of money. You can buy less expensive tripods that are objectively better at a lot of things that this tripod does. The main selling point is that it's light and packs up tiny, so it’s less of a burden to use when you’re traveling.

You Can Use Any Lamp in Your House as a Tripod

Photographer and YouTuber Peter McKinnon has just shared a brilliant little camera hack that's blowing people's minds. In his most recent 2-minute tips video, he shows how any bedside lamp can be used as an impromptu tripod (monopod, actually).

Peak Design Made a Travel Tripod with Game-Changing Compactness

The San Francisco-based company Peak Design prides itself on creating innovative products for photographers that redefine their categories, and today it's back to disrupt a new niche: tripods. The brand's new Travel Tripod is designed to be one of the most compact and easy-to-use tripods ever made.

Tripod as Zen Master: The One Piece of Kit That Has Shaped Me

I’ve had many cameras in my 36 plus years as a photographer. I started with a Pentax K1000 (a brilliant camera) then I moved on to my beautiful Hasselblad and many Canons. The cameras come and go, either from wear and tear or the demands of needing new technology. But in all my time my as a photographer, I’ve only had 3 tripods.

To All New Landscape Photographers: Invest in a Good Tripod!

I guide photography workshops around the world and what I often see with my students is that they bring a great camera and a great set of lenses in combination with a very low-quality tripod. I can’t stress enough how important a good tripod is. If you want to level up your landscape photography, you need a good tripod. Please don’t go cheap on this. I’d argue it’s even more important than your camera!