Based in Northern Italy at Cassola, Manfrotto designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of camera and lighting support equipment for the professional photographic, film, theater, live entertainment and video markets. The product line includes an extensive range of camera tripods and heads, lighting stands and accessories. Since the first tripod in 1974 it has become a tradition of Manfrotto to continually invest in the latest technology together with constant assessment of the product range, production needs and consumer trends. Manfrotto manufactures support for every level of photographer and content creator, be they an experience professional new entrant in the form of vloggers & mobile photography, or videographer.