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Hands On with the Manfrotto Befree Advanced Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod

There are a few variants in Manfrotto's Befree carbon fiber travel tripod line. The Befree Advanced adds twist locks and… Read More

February 19, 2019
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Sirui T-1204SK Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod Review

Hands-on with the Sirui T-1204SK T-S carbon fiber travel tripod. Read More

January 2, 2019
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Hands on with the Spivo Flexible Tripod

Traditional travel tripods are straight and stiff--the stiffer the better. But these small portable tripods take an unconventional approach in… Read More

October 11, 2018
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Manfrotto 190Go! M-Series Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod | Review

The Manfrotto 190go! M-Series Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod is a 4-section tripod that's rated for a load capacity of about… Read More

May 7, 2018
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Sirui W-2204 Waterproof Carbon Fiber Tripod | Hands-on Review

The Sirui W-2204 carbon fiber tripod has a distinctive feature: it's waterproof. A happy side-effect of that is that it's… Read More

May 7, 2018
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Induro Stealth Carbon Fiber Hi-Hats / Induro Baby Grand Tripods

The Induro Baby Grand Tripods aren't your typical travel tripods. Truth be told, they're not really travel tripods at all.… Read More

December 8, 2017
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Hands-On with the Really Right Stuff TVC-32G Ground Pod

The Really Right Stuff TVC-32G Ground Pod might be short, but don't let that fool you. It's an unusually strong… Read More

January 8, 2018
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Hands-on with the Really Right Stuff TFC-14 Series 1 Carbon Fiber Tripod

The Really Right Stuff TFC-14 Series 1 Carbon Fiber Tripod doesn't have bells and whistles, but it just might be… Read More

June 28, 2017
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Platypod Ultra Review

The latest Platypod, the Ultra, is another ultra-mobile and super-flexible mount that can be used as a tiny travel tripod… Read More

March 21, 2018
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Hands on with the MeFOTO Globetrotter Air Travel Tripod

The new MeFOTO Globetrotter Air is a compact aluminum travel tripod designed for use with DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. Here's… Read More

June 7, 2017
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Review of the Vanguard VEO 235AB Travel Tripod

Vanguard has a new VEO collection of travel tripods. I've been trying out the VEO 235AB, the model in the… Read More

June 8, 2017
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3 Legged Thing Albert Travel Tripod – Hands-on Review

My hands-on review of one of the larger and taller tripods that 3 Legged Thing have put out. This one… Read More

February 19, 2019
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3 Legged Thing Leo / Travel Tripod Review

My hands-on review of the smallest in 3 Legged Thing's new Equinox line of carbon fiber travel tripods: the Leo. Read More

February 14, 2019
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Really Right Stuff TFA-01 Ultra Pocket ‘Pod Review

Really Right Stuff has put out a new ultra-portable table-top tripod, the TFA-01 Ultra Pocket 'Pod. Here's my hands-on review. Read More

February 19, 2019
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Platypod Pro Max – Review

The PlatyPod Pro Max is a bigger, broader platform that's designed for larger DSLR and on-the-go video rigs. Read More

June 8, 2017
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Review of the Gitzo GH1382TQD Center Ball Head for Travel Tripods

I put the smallest and lightest of Gitzo's new center ball tripod heads to the test. It's designed as the… Read More

June 8, 2017
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The Go-Anywhere Platypod Pro

It's a baseplate with tripod studs and a few screws. But this tiny package is a surprisingly flexible way to… Read More

June 8, 2017
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Review of the Oben CT-3581 Travel Tripod

With this travel tripod, Oben is aiming at the cheaper end of the market while still retaining features like carbon… Read More

June 8, 2017
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Review of the Kirk TT-1 Mini Table Top Tripod

The Kirk TT-1 is an unusually solid table-top tripod rated for loads up to 100 pounds but is small and… Read More

June 8, 2017
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Sirui T-2205X Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod Review

As part of my ongoing series trying to find the best travel tripods available, I put the Sirui T-2205X to… Read More

April 4, 2017
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Varavon Baby T3 Mini Tripod

The Varavon Baby T3 Mini Tripod is short, but that small stature comes with its virtues as a travel tripod. Read More

April 4, 2017
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3 Legged Thing Brian Travel Tripod Review

I've been testing out the EVOLUTION 3 Brian Carbon Fiber Tripod System from 3 Legged Thing. Here's my hands-on review. Read More

April 4, 2017
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3 Legged Thing Rick Travel Tripod

The Rick is a lightweight carbon fiber travel tripod from 3 Legged Thing. Here's my hands-on review. Read More

April 4, 2017
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Benro Travel Angel II C1682TV1 Travel Tripod / Review

Benro says its Travel Angel II tripods are Triple Transfunctional Tripods. What that means is that it transforms into a… Read More

April 4, 2017
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Induro Grand Turismo / Travel Tripod Review

A review of Induro's Grand Turismo CGT114 carbon fiber travel tripod. Read More

April 4, 2017
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Travel Tripod Reviews

A good tripod can sometimes make or break a great photo. Here are my hands-on reviews of some of the… Read More

January 2, 2019
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Gitzo Traveler Kit Series 2 Travel Tripod

Gitzo has long led the pack when it comes to travel tripods. Here's their latest contender for the best travel… Read More

April 4, 2017
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Manfrotto BeFree / Travel Tripod Review

The BeFree aims to be lightweight, and lightweight it is. At only 2.4 lbs--and that's including the head--it qualifies as… Read More

April 4, 2017
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MeFoto GlobeTrotter / Travel Tripod Review

MeFoto's Globetrotter is designed as a go-anywhere travel tripod for DSLR and mirrorless systems. It's small, compact, and very competitively… Read More

September 10, 2018
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Gitzo GT1542T Traveler Travel Tripod – Review

Review of the Gitzo Traveler GT1542T. It's small, light, and stable, a winning combination for DSLR and mirrorless cameras with… Read More

February 14, 2019