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Davis & Sanford, one of America’s oldest, most respected tripod manufacturers, has been a major force in the advancement of modern tripod design for nearly 80 years.
The company grew out of the renowned Davis & Sanford Photo Studio on Fifth Avenue in New York. Founded in 1892 it catered to members of New York’s high society, including such notables as Andrew Carnegie. In 1930, Davis & Sanford was re-established as a tripod manufacturer specializing in super-rigid, lightweight metal tripods that set a standard for the industry. That spirit of functional excellence, technical innovation, and outstanding value continues today, with the latest line of Davis & Sanford tripods.
Vista Tripods, the vibrant new line by Davis & Sanford was introduced in 2006 to provide the growing number of hobbyist and enthusiast photographers and videographers with state-of-the art tripods offering the highest performance and durability at affordable prices. The line includes a wide selection of lightweight, easy to use designs based on the latest technology, that offer the same dependable level of support that Davis & Sanford provides to assure each customer a perfect long-term shooting experience.
Together Davis & Sanford and Vista by Davis & Sanford comprise the most comprehensive line of tripods available, with models to serve the special needs of portrait, fashion, astronomical, and industrial photographers as well as photojournalists and professional videographers.
Davis & Sanford and Vista tripods offer a matchless combination of convenience, performance, durability, and value, all based on our 80-year tradition of uncompromising quality. And to prove our commitment, all are backed by our 10-year warranty.