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Top 10 Best Manfrotto Pro Tripods
for October 2022

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Manfrotto 055 Aluminum 3-Section Tripod Kit with Horizontal Column and 3-Way Head (MK055XPRO3-3W)

Manfrotto 055 Aluminum 3-Section Tripod Kit with Horizontal Column and 3-Way Head (MK055XPRO3-3W)

by Manfrotto
What We like

The Manfrotto 055 tripod has all the features needed for a camera, and it's super-easy to set up, allowing for fast, reliable, pics. The 3-way head allows you to change the direction of the camera in a snap; but, the 3-way head also means it slides around a bit as you change shots, which may be distracting if you're shooting a video.

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9.7
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Manfrotto Digital PRO Geared Head, Camera Tripod Head, 3-Axis Movement, High Precision, Photography Equipment, Camera

Manfrotto Digital PRO Geared Head

by Manfrotto
What We like

The 3-axes head rotates 360-degrees, tilts 90-degrees, and rotates 90-degrees/side. The head is lightweight and flexible, and the camera can easily be attached and detached without tools.

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Manfrotto X-PRO 3-Way Tripod Head, for Camera Tripods, Fluid Ball Head, Camera Stabilizer, Photography Accessories for Content Creation, Professional Photography

Manfrotto X-PRO 3-Way Tripod Head

by Manfrotto
What We like

This tripod head attachment is comfortable, stable, and incredibly precise. It offers better features than any of the tripod heads we tested, including interchangeable feet, a retractable leg lock, and a flexible head.

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9
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Manfrotto 055 Aluminum 3-Section Tripod with Horizontal Column (MT055XPRO3),Black

Manfrotto 055 Aluminum 3-Section Tripod with Horizontal Column (MT055XPRO3)

by Manfrotto
What We like

Though this tripod is more expensive than other Manfrotto tripods, its features make it worth the cost. The tripod's horizontal column makes setup easy, and the QPL locks make it super stable.

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8.5
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Manfrotto Befree GT XPRO Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod with 496 Center Ball Head

Manfrotto Befree GT XPRO Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod with 496 Center Ball Head

by Manfrotto
What We like

For just about any scenario, the XPRO Carbon is the ideal tripod. Its collapsible design makes it super compact and ideal for travel, and the ball head includes an integrated bubble level.

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8.5
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Manfrotto 290 Xtra Aluminum 3-Section Tripod Kit with Fluid Video Head (MK290XTA3-2WUS)

Manfrotto 290 Xtra Aluminum 3-Section Tripod Kit with Fluid Video Head (MK290XTA3-2WUS)

by Manfrotto
What We like

This tripod and fluid head kit has a lifetime warranty, so there's really nothing not to love about this setup. It includes a carry bag, so it's easy to take along.

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8.4
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Manfrotto 475B Tripod-Black

Manfrotto 475B Tripod-Black

by Manfrotto
What We like

The Manfrotto digital pro tripod looks stunning in our studio. Yet once you pick it up, you'll barely notice the weight. This portable tripod is flexible, stable, and folds down to an impossibly small size. And it's good enough to capture some stunning photography.

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8.4
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Manfrotto MHXPRO-BHQ2 XPRO Ball Head with 200PL Plate and Two ZAYKIR Quick Release Plates

Manfrotto MHXPRO-BHQ2 XPRO Ball Head with 200PL Plate and Two ZAYKIR Quick Release Plates

by Manfrotto
What We like

The magnesium and polymer XPRO Ball Head is lightweight and compact. It's available in two heights: 3.5" and 6", and it's compatible with nearly any tripod, monopod, or sliders.

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8.4
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Manfrotto Element MII Mobile Bluetooth Carbon MKELMII4CMB-BH, Lightweight Travel Tripod, with Carry Bag, Arca-Compatible Ball Head, Load up 8kg, for DSLRs, CSCs, Compact Cameras and Smartphones

Manfrotto Element MII Mobile Bluetooth Carbon MKELMII4CMB-BH

by Manfrotto
What We like

The Manfrotto Element MII is a sturdy, compact tripod that will follow you anywhere, thanks to its compact design. The Element MII is lightweight and easy to maneuver around, and is easy to take along on your next photo shoot. More expensive tripods in our test included the ProPod 3 and the Joby GorillaPod, two tripods that easily outperform the Manfrotto Element MII.

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Manfrotto Befree Advanced Tripod with Lever Closure, Travel Tripod Kit with Ball Head, Portable and Compact, Aluminium Tripod for DSLR Reflex and Mirrorless Cameras, Camera Accessories

Manfrotto Befree Advanced Tripod with Lever Closure

by Bogen
What We like

This tripod kit all features the premium Manfrotto Befree Advanced model, which provides a load capacity of 11.2 lbs. (5 kg), making it as sturdy as most of its rivals.

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