Giottos Silk Road YTL8384 tripod review

Giottos Silk Road YTL8384 tripod review

This new carbon tripod is slimmer than most, but is it up to the job? Find out in our Giottos Silk Road YTL8384 tripod review.

How to choose the best tripod: 10 things photographers should look for

How to choose the best tripod: 10 things photographers should look for

So how do you choose the best tripod? If you want your tripod to be a trusty lifelong companion and not just an overpriced, overweight millstone, you need to read our top 10 tips for choosing the right one!

Advanced tripod tips: beat camera shake in any weather or terrain

Advanced tripod tips: beat camera shake in any weather or terrain

Camera shake is one of the most common photography problems you’ll encounter. And if you’re having trouble getting a solid base for your camera, you’ll want to read these 4 advanced tripod tips for beating camera shake in any weather or any terrain.

Best tripod head: 6 top models tested and rated

Best Tripod Heads: Giottos MH 1311-652

For quick framing and stability, you need a good tripod head. We test six to see which is the best tripod head in terms of features, capability and value for money

Best budget tripods: 6 top models tested and rated

Best budget tripods: 6 top models tested and rated

Mixing stability with advanced features to suit all kinds of shooting scenarios, here are six of the best budget tripods available. Find out how we rate them.

Advertorial: stay sharp with Vanguard’s new ABEO Pro 283CGH, ABEO Plus 323AV tripods

Advertorial: stay sharp with the Vanguard ABEO Pro 283CGH, ABEO Plus 323AV tripods

Vanguard’s latest tripods, the ABEO Pro 283CGH and ABEO Plus 323AV offer photographers stability in any conditions and a host of pro features.

Camera Shake: the ultimate cheat sheet for tripods, monopods and shooting handheld

Camera Shake: the ultimate cheat sheet for using tripods, monopods and shooting handheld

There are many factors that contribute to how sharp your pictures are, including the quality of the camera lens and how accurately it’s been focused, and the choice of aperture and shutter speed. However, camera shake remains the biggest concern.

Our latest photography cheat sheet shows you the best way to avoid camera shake by showing you the best techniques for using your choice of camera support.

How to carry a tripod: pro tips you won’t find in any guide book

How to carry a tripod: step 2

What’s the best way to carry a tripod when out on a long shoot? Here we show you three of the best techniques every professional photographer uses.

6 top budget tripods tested and rated

6 top budget tripods tested and rated

Why spend a fortune on keeping your pictures sharp? We’ve found 6 of the best budget tripod kits for around £100 and put them to the test.

How to set up a tripod for any type of shot

How to set up a tripod for any type of shot: ground-level

Curious about using the features on your new tripod? Here we show you how to set up a tripod for all sorts of photo compositions.