Manfrotto 055MF4 Magfiber Pro Carbon Fiber Tripod with Gitzo GH1780 Center Magnesium Ballhead



Manfrotto 055MF4 Magfiber Pro Carbon Fiber Tripod with Gitzo GH1780 Center Magnesium Ballhead Rated 9/10

Manfrotto 055MF4 Magfiber Pro Carbon Fiber Tripod
The Manfrotto 055MF4 Tripod provides professional photographers with a "beefier" tripod that's still light in weight, simple to use, strong, and extremely versatile to position.

Without compromising on stability or rigidity of the tripod, the 055MF4 consists of carbon fiber legs that feature quick action lever locks in magnesium and resin. In addition, the design of the 3021PRO series top spider which offers four leg angle settings is also used with this model, and it allows for the center column to be converted into a lateral arm.

The center column itself is of the latest generation of aluminum and resin materials. The low-angle adapter forms the top section of the center column and is easily detached by simply unscrewing the knob at the bottom of the column. This enables the head to be left mounted on the center column when switching between low-angle and normal shooting positions.

Designed for use with 35mm SLRs and medium format cameras, the 3437 3D Magnesium Head is also the ideal head when used in combination with the Carbon One Tripod. Cast from lightweight magnesium, the head can be positioned in virtually any position to get the exact framing of the image.

Gitzo GH1780 Center Magnesium Ballhead 
The Gitzo GH1780 Center Ballhead is a lightweight magnesium ballhead that incorporates many innovative and state-of-the-art features. It is designed to match the range of high performance tripods available from Gitzo. Not only does it guarantee a high maximum support load, but it also offers many other improved features, such as: smoothness, minimized drift angle, low gravity center, greater tilt angles, compactness, ergonomics and safety.

Exceptionally smooth rotation, positive locking and rapid camera mounting are all features common to the Gitzo designed range of ballheads. The graduated base, with independent locking facilities permits perfect panoramic photography. The design of the panoramic base permits the ballhead to be used for table top or near ground level work with or without the use of a tripod.

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