How to Select the Right Tripod and Head

Bogen Imaging, a leading distributor of top quality photographic support products and accessories in North America, is proud to announce a free webinar titled "Selecting the Right Tripod and Head." Held from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (EDT) on June 27, 2008, this course will provide photographers with useful tips and tricks when it comes to identifying which support products fit their needs.

Ideal for those who shoot with a compact camera or DSLR, this course will explore some common techniques on selecting the right tripod and head combination. The speakers for the webinar, David Fisher, Bogen Imaging's Gitzo product manager, and Will Holowka, Bogen Imaging's Manfrotto product manager, will also share tips on how to setup, transport, and maintain one's rig.

Topics for discussion include:

- How to determine your needs based on your equipment (hint: weighing it won't help!)
- How to determine the true strength of a tripod
- Exploring Carbon Fiber: Beyond "lighter & stronger"
- Tips for carrying, setting up, and maintaining your rig
- Different styles call for different setups

Participants will have the ability to ask questions and interact one-on-one with each speaker, and will automatically be entered in a chance to win one of two prizes which total over $800. Prizes include a Manfrotto tripod and head and a Gitzo tripod and head. Winners will be announced at the end of the webinar. Participants must attend the webinar in its entirety in order to be eligible to win. Within 24 hours of the event, participants can also access a free recorded version of the entire webinar.

To register for the free webinar course and for additional information, please visit