Three Grip tricks you wish you’d known before

Sep 29, 2019
Adam Frimer

Grip is a completely undermined part of what we do as photographers and videographers. My cinema peers know what I’m talking about when I say…

Manfrotto’s new “Fast” series tripods are optimised for setup speed

Sep 23, 2019
John Aldred

At IBC 2019, we stopped by the Manfrotto stand to check out their new “Fast” series video tripods. There are two products in the new…

We are giving away over $5,000 of Cinema gear to kick-start YOUR cinematography career

Sep 13, 2019
Udi Tirosh

Passionate about cinematography? Today is your lucky day! We’ve teamed up with some of the biggest names in the industry to bring you an AMAZING sweepstake that…

Fixing the base of the Manfrotto RC2 tripod quick release system with 3D printing

Jul 4, 2019
John Aldred

The Manfrotto RC2 quick release system is one of the most popular in the world for photographers. Its only real competition for tripod mounting supremacy…

Manfrotto’s Befree GT XPRO is a travel tripod designed specifically for macro shooters

Jun 24, 2019
John Aldred

Macro is one of the more difficult subjects that many photographers choose to shoot, especially when we’re travelling. Often, there’s not enough light to go…

Video tripods are the best type of tripods to use for shooting landscapes

May 20, 2019
John Aldred

During my recent visit to the USA, I decided to forego the lightweight travel tripods and go with something a little more substantial. Something that…

First look at Manfrotto’s new Nitrotech 600 series fluid video tripod heads

Apr 16, 2019
John Aldred

Manfrotto’s new Nitrotech 608 and Nitrotech 612 fluid video tripod heads represent the latest in Manfrotto’s fluid head technology. Designed to offer the smoothest level…

Manfrotto parent company, Vitec, acquires motion control company Syrp

Feb 18, 2019
John Aldred

Vitec Imaging Solutions, a division of The Vitec Group, has acquired New Zealand based camera slider and motion control company Syrp. The acquisition actually happened…

2018 DIYP Gift Guide – Accessories

Dec 7, 2018
John Aldred

Photography and video seem to come with a never-ending need for extras and accessories. And after we’ve bought our cameras, lenses, lights and bags to put…

Manfrotto announces two new light and rigid carbon fibre professional video tripods

Sep 18, 2018
John Aldred

Manfrotto has today announced two new sets of Carbon Fibre Twin Leg video tripod legs. Designed to lighten the load while still being very rugged…