Manfrotto launches a trio of new Befree travel tripods for photo and video

Sep 12, 2018
John Aldred

Manfrotto has just announced three new tripods. A new version of the Befree Live with Quick Power Lock (QPL) levers, mixing the best parts (yes,…

DIYP reviews the Manfrotto Befree Live Twist travel tripod – A great travel companion for video

Sep 3, 2018
John Aldred

I’m going to save you all a lot of time and tell you from the start that I really like the Manfrotto Befree Live Twist…

Manfrotto beefs up its travel range with 4 new tripods and 2 ball heads

Jun 6, 2018
John Aldred

It’s the time of year, at least for those of us in the northern hemisphere where the days are long, and we’re starting to get…

DIYP Reviews the Manfrotto Element Carbon – Small but mighty

Dec 11, 2017
John Aldred

The Manfrotto Element series of aluminum travel tripods have become quite popular since their initial release.  Now they’ve updated the line with the new Element…

2017 DIYP Gift Guide – Accessories

Nov 24, 2017
John Aldred

Accessories are the unsung heroes of photography. They’re the items we own, that aid in our photography, but of which we rarely speak. They help get us…

First look at Manfrotto Nitrotech N12 video head

Nov 14, 2017
Udi Tirosh

Manfrotto recently released two new video heads, the Nitrotech N8, and the Nitrotech N12. Those are high-load video heads which support 0-8kg and 4-12kg respectively. What is interesting about…

Manfrotto launches new Element Carbon tripods – A photographer’s best travel companion?

Oct 10, 2017
John Aldred

Manfrotto have just launched a new range of entry level carbon fibre tripods aimed at enthusiast travel photographers. The new Element Carbon range currently features…

Manfrotto and Sony team up to make accessories for Sony Alpha cameras

Sep 28, 2017
Dunja Djudjic

After buying Joby and Lowepro, Manfrotto’s owner Vitec Photographic has announced its collaboration with Sony. The two companies will work together with the goal to…

Manfrotto just bought out JOBY and Lowepro to expand into vlogging markets

Sep 25, 2017
John Aldred

It looks like vlogging has turned from being the strange pastime of a select few “self-absorbed” individuals into a more mainstream pursuit. When companies like…

Lino Manfrotto, the founder of Manfrotto, passes away at 80

Feb 6, 2017
Dunja Djudjic

Sad news comes from Italy. Lino Manfrotto passed away on Sunday, February 5th at the age of 80. He used to be an Italian photojournalist,…