Giottos Silk Road Wins TIPA Award

May 16, 2013 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Accessories | 0 Comments |
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The new Giotto’s Silk Road range of tripods, has scooped a TIPA award for Best Design. The Giotto’s Silk Road YTL Series features a new, totally unique Y-shaped centre column, meaning legs can be stowed in a much more compact way, allowing a space saving of 30%. Mark Hoskins, the Category Manager responsible for Giotto’s said: "The TIPA Design Award for the new Silk Road series is a real coup - not only recognising the expertise of the design team, but confirming Giotto's tripods as one of the leading brands in the photographic market."

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Giotto’s Silk Road wins prestigious TIPA Award for best Design

The new Giotto’s Silk Road range of tripods, has scooped a prestigious TIPA award for Best Design!  Already a favourite amongst professional photographers and gear testers alike – the Silk Road range has taken the tripod market by storm.

The Giotto’s Silk Road YTL Series features a new, totally unique Y-shaped centre column, bringing a totally new dimension to tripod design – meaning legs can be stowed in a much more compact way, allowing a space saving of 30%.

Every year, TIPA editors vote for the best photo & imaging products introduced to the market during the previous 12 months. TIPA editors take into account innovation, the use of leading-edge technology, design and ergonomics, ease-of-use, as well as price/performance ratio.

Mark Hoskins, the Category Manager responsible for Giotto’s said: 'Giotto's is always looking to push the boundaries in tripod manufacture - meeting and exceeding the needs of today's photographers.'

‘The TIPA Design Award for the new Silk Road series is a real coup - not only recognising the expertise of the design team, but confirming Giotto's tripods as one of the leading brands in the photographic market.'

With 12 tripod models in the Silk Road series, there is something for every photographer:
models capable of supporting up to 5kg, 8kg and 10kg of camera equipment
3 and 4 section legs – for a range of extended heights, and ultra compact stowage
2 way centre columns or super versatile 3 way centre column, ideal for very low level shooting 

Starting at less than £100 the range includes both aluminium and carbon fibre tripods.

Key Features:
Brand new patented ‘Y-Tube’ centre column – enabling a 30% space saving
12 models including finest quality aluminium and carbon fibre
3 or 4 section tripod legs
Brand new Quick Easy Leg Lock (QEL) and graduated leg markings
Fully compatible tripod thread – works with any Giotto’s head or other standard thread tripod heads
Range of height settings – and optional extras including short centre column and spiked tripod feet

Guide retail pricing:  from £100 for aluminium models and £220 for carbon fibre models.

Available NOW from all good photographic retailers.

For more information, please visit http://www.giottos-tripods.co.uk



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