2008 Photo Marketing Association Tradeshow
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Manfrotto's ModoPocket. Courtesy of Manfrotto, with modifications by Zig Weidelich. PRESS RELEASE: Manfrotto Extends MODO Family of Consumer Supports With The Introduction of Ultra-Compact ModoPocket


Pocket-Sized Stabilizer Offers On-The-Go Support For Small Point-And-Shoot Digital Cameras

Las Vegas, NV (January 31, 2008) - Manfrotto's MODO family of support solutions for compact point-and-shoot digital cameras and camcorders has revolutionized the way consumers take their images. MODO has empowered consumers to do more with their digital cameras and capture clearer, sharper, blur-free photos, further highlighting the fact that in-camera stabilization can't do the job alone. Extending the MODO family and taking the line to the next level, Manfrotto is proud to introduce the ModoPocket - an ultra-compact support solution for small point-and-shoot digital cameras.

Folding completely flat, ModoPocket can fit anywhere and is the ideal solution for today's mobile consumer who always has a digital camera in hand. With the ModoPocket, shooters can effortlessly improve their images and capture sharper, clearer, blur-free photos, especially when longer exposures are required. Users can also tilt their digital camera forward or backward with the ModoPocket, giving them the ability to adapt to any shooting scenario. Once attached, the ModoPocket can be left on the camera when not in use, and when needed, shooters can unfold the legs in a matter of seconds and begin taking pictures.

The ModoPocket is compatible with all small digital cameras featuring a standard 1/4" tripod thread and can accommodate both centered and off-center mounts.

Street price: $30.00

The ModoPocket is available in the US through Bogen Imaging dealers. For additional product information and to locate a Manfrotto dealer, please visit www.bogenimaging.us

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 - guaranteeing unique inimitable reliability and longevity.

About Bogen Imaging:
Bogen Imaging Inc is a leading distributor of key accessories brands for the video, cine, lighting and photographic markets. Bogen is an international company within the Imaging Division of the Vitec Group, which owns the following leading, international brands: Manfrotto, Gitzo, Kata, National Geographic bags and tripods, Avenger, and I.F.F. As the exclusive US distributor of Metz, Gossen, Elinchrom, Lastolite, Reflecmedia and Formatt Filters, Bogen offers the most complete range of exceptional camera and lighting accessories in the business. The Bogen Imaging international network covers the USA, Germany, France, Italy, UK and Japan.

For more information contact:
Bogen Imaging Inc.
565 East Crescent Ave
Ramsey, NJ 07446
Phone:(201) 818-9500.
Fax (201) 818-9177
e-mail: info@bogenimaging.com
Web: www.bogenimaging.us

Media Contacts:
Kyle Kappmeier
R&J Public Relations, LLC
(908) 722-5757
kkappmeier@randjpr.com
or
Larry White, Communications Manager
Bogen Imaging Inc.
(201) 818-9500 x-270
larry.white@bogenimaging.com

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(First posted on Thursday, January 31, 2008 at 13:01 EST)

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