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Tripod and Camera Support Reviews

The key to sharp images is often sturdy camera support. From tripods to ballheads to beanbags, here’s a look at some of my favourite support systems that have proven themselves time and time again.

The BH-55 ballhead from Really Right Stuff

Really Right Stuff BH-55 ballhead, Review

The BH-55 from Really Right Stuff is big, heavy and chunky. Lets be honest, you can’t escape that!Read full post

Safety Plate review for Gitzo tripods

Gitzo’s previous Systematic tripod generation sometimes suffered from the loose base plate issue. Back when thisRead full post

WWS Strapped Beanbag

Beanbags are great, the only trouble is, many of them can be awkward to carry out in the field. Enter Wildlife WatchingRead full post

Gitzo GT5541LS tripod

Whether you’re a medium/large format photographer, a big lens shooter using lenses like a 600mm f4, 800Read full post

Wimberley MKII (WH-200) Review

The ultimate in long lens heads, especially for 600mm and bigger shooters. The Wimberley MKII needs noRead full post

Manfrotto 393 gimbal head

Looking for a cheaper alternative to the Wimberley but want a gimbal head to support your big lenses? Look no furtherRead full post

Ethics Disclaimer:
I’m not paid to review camera gear for my blog. All reviews are generally either kit I own, borrow or rent. However, you will find a few affiliate links dotted around the site. Buying via these links will earn me a couple of pennies towards the time I spend writing content for the blog – so if you like what you read, using one of the links would be very much appreciated. However, if you would rather not use the links, I can still recommend the companies in general as they are all ones I use myself.