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Really Right Stuff Carbon Fiber Tripods

Top-grade carbon fiber tripods for professionals..

Stimulating your photographic creativity

Approaches to making fresh new images..

Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD

Tamron’s ultra wide to medium fast zoom..

Canon 800mm f/5.6L IS Super Telephoto

A review of Canon’s 800m f/5.6L IS super telephoto, with high performance that demands technical mastery to use well..

Canon 200mm f/2L IS

A review of Canon’s 200mm f/2L mini super telephoto. Not just for sports, it makes a great landscape lens..

ALLVIEW—Any Lens Live View Camera

Eliminating the camera body barrier— any kind of lens with Live View EVF and LCD.

Fujifilm Finepix X100

The best compact big-sensor digital camera yet?.

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX1 / RX1R

Full frame camera in an ultra-compact body with or without anti-aliasing filter..

Sony NEX-7 and NEX-5N

24 or 16 megapixels in a compact body with APS-C sensor..

Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar

Autofocus portrait lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless..

Leica M Typ 240 Usability Issues

Specific issues affecting usability..

ALLVIEW— Any Lens Live View Camera

ARCHIVAL MATERIAL. Eliminating the camera body barrier— any kind of lens with Live View EVF and LCD, and especially Leica M-mount.
HISTORICAL, please see Guide to Mirrorless..


Blog posts, reverse chronological

2018

2018-08-30 Really Right Stuff Accepting Pre-Orders for Nikon Z7 and Nikon Z6 L-Plate

2018-07-28 Really Right Stuff Introduces Mark II Tripod Design, Such as the TFC-24L

2018-07-10 Really Right Stuff “Shorty” Tripod

2018-06-26 Using Really Right Stuff Mini Ballheads to Mount Cineo Matchbox Lights in my Sprinter Van

2018-05-20 Really Right Stuff Big Moving Sale

2017

2017-12-23 Tripod Vibration and Resonance

2017-12-04 Mounting Cineo Matchbox Lights Magnetically using Really Right Stuff BH-25 Mini Ballhead, eg in Mercedes Sprinter Van

2017-12-04 Really Right Stuff L-Bracket for Nikon D850: Two Choices, Including One-Piece Ultralight

2017-11-22 Cineo Matchbox: Bought 3 of them for my Mercedes Sprinter Photography Adventure Van, Really Right Stuff BH-25 Attaches Them Almost Anywhere

2017-10-31 Why I Prefer the Really Right Stuff “L” (Extra Tall) Tripods

2017-10-16 Reader Comment: Really Right Stuff Ultra Pocked Pod

2017-09-29 Really Right Stuff L-Bracket for Nikon D850: Now Shipping, with Alternative Ultralight Plate Coming soon

2017-09-20 Really Right Stuff L-Bracket for Nikon D850: Shipping this Week

2017-09-15 Really Right Stuff L-Bracket for Nikon D850

2017-07-23 Reader Comment: Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED and Image Stabilization on a Tripod

2017-07-21 Sony A7R II Tripod Use: IBIS Damages Image Sharpness as it Always Has

2017-05-19 Converting a Really Right Stuff Center Column TQC-14 to a TFC-14

2017-05-18 Really Right Stuff LCF-11 Replacement Tripod Foot for Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR

2017-05-16 Reader Question: Really Right Stuff Tripod Choice

2017-05-15 Really Right Stuff Panorama and Gimbal Heads, Plus New “Shorty” Tripod

2017-03-25 Really Right Stuff Panorama and Gimbal Heads, Plus New “Shorty” Tripod

2017-02-03 In My Hands: Really Right Stuff L-Plate for Hasselblad X1D

2017-01-26 Really Right Stuff L-Plate for Hasselblad X1D

2017-01-10 Really Right Stuff Leveling Base TA-3 for TVC 3-Series Tripods + Reader Comments

2016

2016-11-28 Really Right Stuff: Free Shipping for a Few Days + a Price Increase

2016-10-02 Reader Report: Arca Swiss Cube Clamp Falls Apart

2016-09-20 Reader Comments: Really Right Stuff TFA-01 Ultra, Gimbal Head

2016-09-10 Really Right Stuff TFA-01 ULTRA Pocket Pod: Get Down Low with Ratcheting Legs, 3 Heights

2016-08-31 Arca Swiss Cube: my 3rd Gearing Failure (from impact damage)

2016-08-25 Sony A7R II IBIS (In Body Image Stabilization) Destroys Sharpness on a Tripod

2016-07-13 Exemplary Turnaround Time for Repairs/Maintenance of Gear: Really Right Stuff TVC-24L Tripod

2016-07-05 Really Right Stuff L-Bracket for Pentax K-1, Leica SL

2016-02-29 Really Right Stuff TFA-01 Pocket Pod: Get Down Low, Supports Heavy Load

2016-01-08 Really Right Stuff TFA-01 Pocket Pod

2015

2015-12-10 REALLY RIGHT STUFF® PG-01 Compact Gimbal Head

2015-08-07 Really Right Stuff L-bracket for Sony A7 II and Sony A7R II

2015-07-22 Really Right Stuff L-Bracket for Canon 5DS / Canon 5DS R (B5DS-L Set)

2015-06-15 Really Right Stuff Base Plate and L Bracket for the Leica M Typ 240 Fits the Leica M Monochrom Typ 246

2015-05-24 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Caution: Sony SteadyShot Destroys Sharpness on a Tripod

2015-04-01 Beware of Image Stabilization on a Tripod

2015-04-01 Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD: Image Stabilization Aperture Series on Tripod, Showing Sharpness Damage

2015-01-12 Reader Questions: Fujifilm X system, Sony A7x Discounting and 4K Video, Arca Swiss Cube Geared Head

2014

2014-10-22 Notched Gears: Arca Swiss C1 Cube Geared Tripod Head

2014-09-04 FOR SALE: Nikon D800E with RRS L-Bracket, Canon Lenses, Olympus SHG, Pentax K3

2014-08-04 Really Right Stuff L-Bracket for Nikon D810 Coming Soon

2014-05-13 My Most Important Publication: Making Sharp Images

2014-02-16 Really Right Stuff TVC-44 Heavy Duty Tripod — Usage Notes

2014-01-06 Really Right Stuff TVC-44 Heavy Duty Tripod For Pullups and More

2013

2013-12-12 Really Right Stuff Plate / L-Bracket for Sony A7R / A7

2013-10-13 Really Right Stuff Tripod Mounting Plate for Leica R to M Adapter

2013-09-09 Sony RX1R: My Preferred Shooting Configuration

2013-09-08 Leica X Vario with Handgrip: Really Right Stuff B9 Plate is Ideal, Versatile

2013-08-08 Sony RX1R Needs Tripod Mounting and a Good Grip: Really Right Stuff L Bracket

2013-06-11 Really Right Stuff Base Plate and L Bracket for the Leica M Typ 240

2013-06-07 Really Right Stuff BXE1 Grip and L Plate Set for Fujifilm X-E1

2013-04-29 Mounting the Sony NEX-7 to a ballhead (tripod)

2013-04-23 Really Right Stuff BX100 Base Plate for Fujifilm X100S / X100

2013-04-19 A Camera Plate for the Leica M Typ 240

2013-04-06 Camera Plates for Tripod-Mounting Small Cameras (Sony RX100, Nikon Coolpix A and similar)

2013-03-14 Really Right Stuff L-Bracket for Sigma DP1 / DP2 /DP3 Merrill with Grip

2013-01-12 Notched Gears: Arca Swiss C1 Cube Geared Tripod Head, Now Repaired

2013-01-01 Notched Gears: Arca Swiss C1 Cube Geared Tripod Head

2012

2012-12-05 Really Right Stuff L-Bracket for Sigma DP1 / DP2 Merrill

2012-10-26 Really Right Stuff Plate with Grip for Olympus OM-D E-M5 — Field Experience

2012-08-29 Really Right Stuff Plate with Grip for Olympus OM-D E-M5

2012-07-18 Really Right Stuff TQC-14 Series 1 Compact Tripod — In the Field

2012-06-07 Really Right Stuff L-Plates for Tripod Mounting the Nikon D800/D800E and Canon 5D Mark III

2012-05-11 Reader Comment: Arca Swiss Cube Geared Tripod Head

2012-04-29 Really Right Stuff TQC-14 Series 1 Compact Tripod

2012-03-12 Gitzo Tripod Failure (Reader Report)

2012-02-06 Reader Comments — Acratech Ballheads

2012-02-01 Acratech GP-ss Ballhead Specs

2012-01-30 Reader Comment: Acratech GP Ballheads

2012-01-27 Acratech Ballheads — Small, Light, Full-Featured, Robust

2012-01-05 Sony NEX-7: Really Right Stuff tripod collar for Sony Alpha lenses to E-mount L-bracket

2011

2011-12-26 Tripod Choice for Leica M9

2011-09-12 Fuji LH-X100 Lens Hood + Really Right Stuff L-plate and Grip for X100

2011-08-20 Reader Comments on Focusing, Live View, Really Right Stuff Tripod

2011-07-19 Really Right Stuff Carbon Fiber Tripods TVC-24L and TVC-34L

2011-07-18 Really Right Stuff L-Bracket for Fuji Finepix X100

2011-06-15 Three Different Tripods — Gitzo, Manfrotto, Oben

2011-03-01 Reader reports on Gitzo tripod failure

2011-02-27 Gitzo 3540 XLS Tripod Failure — Tripod Foot Falls Off In The Field

2010

2010-05-23 Gitzo 1531 tripod — medium size all-arounder

2009

2009-04-03 Gitzo GT0530 carbon fiber tripod failure

2009-02-05 Recommended tripod head — Arca Swiss Cube geared head

2008

2008-08-24 How I carry my Lenses, camera and tripod: Daypack, etc

2007

2007-08-03 Gitzo GT3540XLS carbon fiber tripod first impressions

2007-08-02 Gitzo GT3540XLS carbon fiber tripod

2007-07-05 No tripod ≠ no pictures

2007-07-02 Really Right Stuff L-bracket update

2007-07-01 Really Right Stuff L-bracket for Canon 1D Mark III

2007-06-22 Really Right Stuff

2007-05-07 Ballheads

2007-04-22 Ballheads

2007-04-22 Sachtler ENG 2 CF tripod

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