Review: Gitzo Traveler Alpha Tripod and L Bracket (Sony FE Cameras)

The Gitzo Traveler Alpha tripod was designed specifically for Sony FE cameras, and it works well with them.

I never thought a tripod could be specifically designed for a certain camera series, but indeed the Gitzo Traveler Alpha Tripod is exactly that for Sony FE series cameras. The design has to do specifically with the plate which accommodates Sony FE cameras as long as they have a native FE lens on them. It was also designed to work in part with an L bracket on the Sony camera. With the L bracket attached, the camera becomes easier and faster to switch from horizontal to vertical mode. This way, you don’t need to manipulate the ball head. While it’s well built, I’m not sure it’s worth a price of just under $1,000.

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The Gitzo Traveler Alpha Tripod Wants to Get to Know Your Sony Camera

Sony camera users: the new Gitzo Traveler Alpha tripod was designed to work with your a7 or a9 camera

Gitzo and the rest of the Vitec group have been keen on doing collaborations with companies like Sony. The star of their latest effort is the new Gitzo Traveler Alpha. So how is it specifically designed for Sony cameras? Apparently, it has to do with the tripod plate. Said plate for the Gitzo Traveler Alpha connects to the tripod socket of the Sony a7 and a9 (which they’re touting in the press release but we’re sure it will work with others it seems). In addition to this, there is a new Gitzo L-Bracket Alpha. This accessory is intended to make switching from vertical to horizontal positions smoother.

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