Press Release: Manfrotto launches online photography lesson series in collaboration with Web Photo School

Bassano del Grappa, Italia (August 18, 2005) ˆ Manfrotto, the world‚s leading manufacturer of support products for pro video and photography, is proud to announce the launch of a series of practical photography lessons available to the public at <>  The lessons were developed in collaboration with Web Photo School, the California, United States based digital photo education company.

Developed to help Manfrotto customers get the most out of their equipment in various „real-life‰ photographic situations, the lessons provide valuable information on how to tackle different subjects from still life to macro, from nature photography to portraits and more.  Each lesson has been created utilizing a range of Manfrotto tripods and heads.  Each lesson provides detailed information on every step of the photographic process, from setting up the tripod through framing and lighting technique and turning a good photograph into a great one.

„How to Use a Tripod: The Basics‰ informs readers on how to use Manfrotto tripods to capture beautiful photographs.  „Shooting Glamour in the Studio‰ teaches users techniques for modifying their glamour photography process to increase image appeal.  „A Close Up Look at Macro Photography‰ focuses on the use of tripods to get pin-sharp close-up photographs.  

These and other online photography lessons are available at Manfrotto‚s new portal website at <>

Manfrotto products are distributed exclusively by Bogen Imaging in the United States.  For information, contact Bogen Imaging at <> or 565 East Crescent Avenue, Ramsey, NJ 07446-0506.

About Manfrotto

Gruppo Manfrotto are world leaders in the manufacture of professional camera and lighting supports for photography, video, broadcast and entertainment.  For 35 years, Manfrotto has been building the world‚s widest range of tripods, heads and dedicated accessories to support professional and semi-professional still cameras, from the traditional small, medium and large format to the latest digital camera.  Every product in the Manfrotto range is designed to provide a perfect combination of important features such as: load capacity, size, stability, transportability, interchangeability and construction quality ˆ guaranteeing unique inimitable reliability and longevity.  

About Bogen Imaging:

Since 1959, Bogen Imaging (formerly Bogen Photo) has been a leading source for photographic, cinematic and video lighting, supports, and accessories. Many of the most respected manufacturers of precision products for the photographic, video, Cine and lighting are distributed in the U.S. exclusively by Bogen. These include Manfrotto and Gitzo tripods and heads, Kata protective carrying systems and accessories, Avenger lighting grip, I.F.F. ceiling mounted lighting suspension, Metz on-camera flash systems, Gossen light meters, Elinchrom studio lighting systems and a wide host of additional product lines which round out the most complete range of exceptional accessories in the business. 

Posted: Fri - August 19, 2005 at 09:28 AM