Jul 07

Manfrotto offers a new “always-on” tripod solution for your camera.

The POCKET series provides a choice of two sized, always-on supports that are easy and ready-to-use in any situation.

The larger POCKET fits all cameras with interchangeable lens. The smaller POCKET is ultra slim and matches all compact cameras. Once the POCKET is installed and folded, it almost disappears and the camera can still be stored in its pouch thanks to the ultra-slim and compact design

Anytime you need to hold your camera in a specific position, the three legs with non-slip rubber feet can be independently set on any surface to provide maximum stability and security. The all-metal structure and the strong springs give a steady and safe support, offering the perfect reliable and durable ‘always on’ solution.

KEY FEATURES
• Three independent legs for perfect leveling
• Adjustable screw position for universal fitting
• Full metal construction and robust components
• Non-slip, high grip rubber feet
• Reference sign for immediately setting the 120° leg angle

KEY BENEFITS
• Ultra Slim and ‘always on’ support
• Easy and fast leveling on uneven surfaces
• Stylish and high quality design
• Ergonomic and easy to use
• Quality construction for a steadfast support

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Jun 23

Steady Video Mount now available for under $100 !

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The new DLC Stabilizer V7 lets you go where the action is…around
obstacles, up or down stairs, where ever the shot takes you.
Weighing only 2.4 lbs. with all of the counter weights, the DLC
Stabilizer V7 is a well defined means of getting smooth,dramatic shots.

Featuring an all metal design (including the gimbal) with a comfortable soft grip handle that can be used with either the right or left hand. The camera stage has a rubberized platform to help hold the camera securely as well as protect its surface from scratches. The camera mounting position can be adjusted up 4.25”. There are three counter
weights included with the V7, one 0.65 lb and two 0.45 lbs.

These may be used in any combination and the position of
the counterweights can be adjusted up to 2.5”. There is also a
bubble level at the back of the camera stage that is viewable
by the camera operator

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May 26

We might have just discovered the best flash cold shoe EVER!

…in fact, it even says so on the packaging. The frio™ connects your hotshoe flash quickly to your tripod, lightstand, rig and grip gear. Once safely on, your gear is secure thanks to patent-pending DualLock™ security, but can be removed in an instant. And the Frio is a TRUE cold shoe…no metal will ever touch your flash contacts causing accidental flash discharges while mounting the flash to the shoe.
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Key Features:

    • The frio™ is the world’s best coldshoe. And it’s blue.

    • Mount anything with a hotshoe; your flash, light panel or hotshoe mic to any tripod and all lightstands!

    • Features DualThread™ – both standard 1/4-20 tripod and 3/8″ lightstand threads

    • Safe and secure SlipNClick™ technology so your shoot will never fall apart.

    • Universal locking pin cavity so your flash’s lock works too.

    • Compact and lightweight to easily fit in your camera bag!

    • Don’t trust your expensive flash, monitor, light, microphone and more on anything else!

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May 23

Three legged thing reaches new heights with the “Brian” tripod.

The Evolution 2 Brian is the world’s most versatile travel tripod system. Built to withstand loads up 8KG, Brian is powerful beyond his size. With the lowest shooting capability of any travel tripod in the world, Brian extends from just 125mm all the way to 2.04m Brian’s patented multi-functional use makes him the most capable and user-friendly travel tripod ever created. With our new Stealth Carbon Fiber ™, Brian is as tough as he is stylish, as functional as he is capable. The NEW AirHed 1 has had a complete redesign. Now smaller, lighter, fantastic detailing and a load capacity of 35KG. WINNER OF THE INNOVATIVE IMAGING PRODUCT OF THE YEAR 2013

 

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May 21

Create smooth videos with your GoPro and the Stedicam Curve

Small, pocketable, and lightweight, the Steadicam® Curve™ offers complete versatility when your out in the bowl, grinding rails or about to shred some powder down the Alps! The Steadicam® Curve™ gives users of the GoPro® Hero® cameras the opportunity to create very smooth short clips of friends performing their favourite stunts on their skateboard or BMX. If you use your GoPro® camera for lifestyle activities like filming your child at a football game, taking their 1st ride on a bike or taking part in the school sport day. The Steadicam® Curve™ is as versatile as your GoPro® camera and better yet you can slip it back into your jacket pocket when finished with it. 

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May 20

Novoflex iPhone kit makes high quality content from your phone possible.

Have you seen the new Bentley Commercial? It was ( amazingly) shot entirely on the iPhone 5 and edited on an iPad. With the advancement of features of the iPhone, more people are looking to use this incredible technlogy to record photos and videos. To make the process better, Novoflex has created a phone-holding kit to allow you to shoot like a pro in nearly every situation. Made in Germany, the quality of this kit will stand up to years of use in the field. It’ll

The Kit includes a small Tripod with Ball Head, ball head, Phone holder to attach to any tripod, a suction cup mount, and a great carrying case. With all this gear, you can mount your smart phone nearly anywhere for steady shots!

8609: Novoflex announces Novoflex Phone-Kit

Oh…and here’s that Bentley Commercial

 

 

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May 20

Berlebach offers Natural Ash wooden monopods.

 

Question; What’s most vibration resistant material you can use for a Monopod. Carbon Fiber? Aluminum? Nope….it’s actually a more natural material…Ash Wood. These solid wood monopods from Berlebach are strong, tall, light weight and extremely vibration resistant. Less than half the cost of carbon, these monopods are a great value too. Best of all, they have a built- in tilt head to make this monopod very versatile.

They come in two styles, the model 112 and 113.

The 112 is The Model 113 is a three section also available in natural ash color or woodland camo paint.

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May 19

Have a ball with BallPod!

Here’s a new concept in camera supports…..small enough to fit into your camera bag, big enough to hold your small camera steady for that perfect shot. With the BallPod and your self timer, you can even get into the shot yourself! 

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BallPod ® is an innovative tripod for cameras, video cameras,smartphones and even digital recorders. BallPod ® not only looks better than traditional tripods, but is also versatile and incredibly practical Perfect for amateur photographers, and even pros! Just screw it into the tripod socket of your small device and sit it on almost any surface. Shape it an mold it to fit the shape of the surface .  

Just set ´n´ shoot!

BallPod® compensates any challenging ground. Whether it is rocky, wet, soft, or with a slope… simply set your BallPod® in the desired position and shoot the photo!  With BallPod®, you avoid camera shake for sure.

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