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Manfrotto-mt057c4.33911504
9.8 out of 10

Manfrotto MT057C4

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Reviews and Problems with Manfrotto MT057C4

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Overall 10
10

Perfect! Just what I needed/wanted!

Ted Parker Jr Photography, B&H Photo
18 December 2013
  • Excerpt: I love this tripod! I have used it for portrait work, sports and time lapse- completely solid but not heavy. Awesome with the Manfrotto 057 Mag Ball Head. I have used my 1DX and 5D MkIII with battery pack and it is solid as a rock. Smooth legs and easy action. The quick inner column is solid and not flimsy as with some tripods. Nothing I would improve!
  • Pros: Good Stability, Lightweight, Unfolds Quickly
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Overall 10
10

Love Carbon Fiber!

Photowalker, B&H Photo
7 November 2013
  • Excerpt: I use the tripod almost all of the time during photography. This tripod is big, tall and very solid. I'm 6ft 2in tall and this tripod goes way over my head! It's heavier than my previous tripods, but I'll carry the 8 pounds anywhere to get the solid platform.
  • Pros: Great Stability, Heavy For Great Stability
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Overall 10
10

Best Tripod I ever owned

Bad Benny, B&H Photo
20 May 2013
  • Excerpt: Extremely stable tripod.<br />Maximum height (2m +) is a real plus, The viewfinder of the camera can be at eye height, which I never had before with other tripods.<br /><br />On the downside, all the benefits such as stability and height come at a price: it is big and heavy
  • Pros: Good Stability, Maximun Height
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 10
10

Awesome bit of gear

Mt Field National Park, Tasmania, B&H Photo
9 April 2013
  • Excerpt: Great height for tall photographers and shooting in undulating terrain, yet versatile enough to shoot close to the ground. Lightweight for it's size. quick release legs are great. Love this beast of a tripod.
  • Pros: Folds Small, Good Stability, Lightweight, Unfolds Quickly
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Overall 10
10

Probably more tripod than I need

Retired and enjoying it., B&H Photo
21 March 2013
  • Excerpt: This tripod is very solid and can be set up to be very tall. I am about 5'11&quot; and don't usually extend the bottom section and still don't have to bend at all to look through my viewfinder. I have a Nikon D5100 with a Sigma 150-500 on a gimbal head. This tripod is probably a little overkill for my setup but it handles it well and I could also use it if I ever get a heavier lens and camera combination.
  • Pros: Folds Small, Good Stability, Unfolds Quickly
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Overall 8
8.0

Massive and Solid

PrimeTime68, B&H Photo
14 February 2013
  • Excerpt: Bought this tripod because I was looking to buy ONE tripod. One that had some weight savings and most of all, stability. This tripod meets or surpasses all of that as it's the most massive and beefy tripod I've ever seen. 4-sections and aluminum center post can raise your camera up beyond your reach! Very solid construction, tho like most Manfrotto gear, not the most refined feeling stuff.
  • Pros: Good Stability
  • Cons: Heavy
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Overall 8
8.0

A solid beast

kfong99, epinions.com
13 November 2012
  • Summary: If you need a solid carbon fiber for a windy situation, I recommend this. If not, consider the Induro CT314.
  • Pros: &quot;Heavy&quot; carbon fiber is useful for windy situations; load is good for tethered applications.
  • Cons: Pricepoint a tad higher than competitors ; would be nice to come with a bag
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Overall 8
8.0

Best I've owned!

Dave, B&H Photo
9 November 2012
  • Excerpt: Rock solid performance. Heavy duty construction and seems very road worthy. Does it's job and performs very well. Super stable, works fantastic with the 057 w/Q5 quick release. I can see it lasting me for life. It's great in situations where you're in a windy situation outside. I wanted a top shelf tripod and feel like I got it. It's built like a tank.<br /><br />Only downside I can see, and this is not the product's fault, is it's pretty hefty with the tripod head.
  • Pros: Good Stability, Heavy duty, Unfolds Quickly, Well built
  • Cons: Cumbersome, Heavy
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Overall 10
10

Rock Solid...

Scowill, B&H Photo
25 March 2012
  • Excerpt: I've been shooting with the Manfrotto 057 4-section fast column/057 head with RC4 release combo for about a week now, and my images became suddenly sharper...I was getting visible vibration upon shutter actuation with my old tripod, which was not really the fault of the tripod; It just wasn't built to carry the weight I was asking it to.<br />WELL, I figured I'd get the biggest leg/head set Manfrotto made, and this combo sure does the trick. No more vibrations..
  • Pros: Good Stability, Unfolds Quickly
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Overall 10
10

A dream come true

Lucky, Adorama
20 February 2012
  • Excerpt: This product is used to hold my camera, digital/film,35mm and medium format. The quick release plates allow me to change cameras,formats,etc., quickly and easily with no hassle. Because it will extend to 80 inches, and then to ground level, allows me to shoot from many different angles. It is so functional. I love it!!!
  • Pros: Easy to use, Folds Small, Good Stability, Lightweight, Quick set up, Sturdily constructed, Unfolds Quickly, Useful features
  • Cons: None
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