Gitzo celebrates 100 years in business with the launch of these limited edition traveller models

To mark the occasion of its 100th anniversary, Gitzo has produced two new traveller tripods for its range.

The first is the 100 Year Anniversary Edition Tripod, featuring a brand new magnesium spider with a black finish and titanium colour details. It has state of the art Carbon eXact tubing and 180-degree folding mechanism for ultimate strength, plus a new Center Ball Head for smoothness and precision and will be available for £1249.95.

Secondly, the Arsene Gitzhoven Traveler Tripod, named after Gitzo’s founder, will be available in an extremely limited edition run of only 100 pieces worldwide, priced at £2499.95. It’s the first tripod on the market to feature a full carbon fibre spider, and every tripod comes engraved with a unique number and the owner’s signature. 

For more information, read the official press releases below:

Gitzo celebrates centenary

Introducing the 100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY EDITION TRAVELER TRIPOD

A world’s exclusive photography masterpiece


Gitzo, a pioneer in some of the most advanced, revolutionary technologies for professional camera equipment, is celebrating one hundred years of outstanding innovation and technological leadership by launching an exclusive, limited-edition travel tripod - the 100 Year Anniversary Edition.

Gitzo initiated the travel tripod era, creating products designed to be companions for life. The world’s most inspirational brand of tripods and heads is celebrating its first centenary of tradition, innovation and expertise that have made it a beacon of excellence in the photographic world. No other manufacturer has so consistently broken the boundaries of possibility, passionately devising and producing the means through which photographers turn vision into reality.

To mark the occasion, Gitzo has launched the new 100Y “DEFINING TOMORROW” logo, referencing infinity and the creations the company has yet to roll out. 

The innovative 100 Year Anniversary Edition Tripod is not just a celebratory photography support. It is the ultimate high-performance professional tool featuring unique design and the very latest technology. This highly desirable flagship product will be available worldwide in an exclusive limited edition of only 1917 pieces, referencing Gitzo’s year of foundation, with the number of each piece laser engraved on one leg (1/1917 to 1917/1917).


The 100 Year Anniversary Edition Tripod introduces a brand-new magnesium spider emphasized by a black finish and titanium color details that make this model outstandingly stylish. It has Gitzo’s latest Traveler Series 1 technological features, including state of the art Carbon eXact tubing and 180° leg folding mechanism for the ultimate strength, the Traveler G-lock mechanism, making it compact, strong and ergonomic, together with a brand-new Center Ball Head for superior smoothness and precision. Moreover, the limited-edition tripod features an ergonomic strap made of genuine Italian leather with a carbon fibre look, for extreme comfort in use.

The 100 Year Anniversary Edition Tripod is presented in a highly refined, black branded chest with leather detailing containing the tripod and its accessories, the tripod’s certificate of authenticity signed by Gitzo’s CEO, and includes the name of the craftsman who created each specific piece.

Product USP

·  Exquisite new high-appeal look and feel with distinctive design, smoother spider casting shapes, new leg angle selectors and locking collars

·  1917 - the magic number of Gitzo’s foundation year and the total pieces of this exclusive symbol of Gitzo’s history available worldwide

·   The new black & titanium grey colour combination is an elegantly contemporary expression of this exceptional flagship product

Gitzo’s centenary celebrations will also see the launch of other exclusive products that distinguish themselves through their new design and high-appeal including the ARSÈNE GITZHOVEN TRAVELER TRIPOD, the world’s most exclusive carbon fibre travel tripod, the Centenary Bag Collection and the Fluid Gimbal Head.

The Gitzo 100 Year Anniversary Edition Traveler Tripod will be available at £1249.95.

Gitzo celebrates centenary

Introducing the ARSÈNE GITZHOVEN TRAVELER TRIPOD

The world’s most exclusive photography masterpiece


Gitzo, a pioneer in some of the most advanced, revolutionary technologies for professional camera equipment, is celebrating its hundredth anniversary as master of the fine art of photography supports by launching the world’s most exclusive limited-edition travel tripod, the ARSÈNE GITZHOVEN TRAVELER TRIPOD.

Gitzo initiated the travel tripod era, creating products designed to be companions for life. The world’s most inspirational brand of tripods and heads is celebrating its first centenary of tradition, innovation and expertise that have made it a beacon of excellence in the photographic world. No other manufacturer has so consistently broken the boundaries of possibility, passionately devising and producing the means through which photographers turn vision into reality.

To mark the occasion, Gitzo has launched the new 100Y “DEFINING TOMORROW” logo, referencing infinity and the creations the company has yet to roll out.

It is with this philosophy that Gitzo introduces the perfect masterpiece, the ARSÈNE GITZHOVEN TRAVELER TRIPOD, named after the visionary founder who created the company in 1917. The ARSÈNE GITZHOVEN TRAVELER TRIPOD establishes a new paradigm by combining technical perfection, exquisite, iconic design and transcendent functional art. This flagship tripod will be a very exclusive edition with only 100 pieces available worldwide – each with a laser engraved number on the tripod leg as well as an engraving of the owner’s signature.

The ARSÈNE GITZHOVEN TRAVELER TRIPOD is the very first model on the market to feature a full carbon fibre spider, making this tripod significantly lighter. With its striking, deep matte black finish and elegant new design from head to foot, this work of art redefines tripod aesthetics. The Arsène Gitzhoven has Gitzo’s latest Traveler Series 1 technological features, including state of the art Carbon eXact tubing and 180° leg folding mechanism for the ultimate strength, the Traveler G-lock mechanism, making it compact, strong and ergonomic, and a brand-new Center Ball Head for superior smoothness and precision. Moreover, the limited-edition tripod features an ergonomic strap made of genuine Italian leather with a carbon fibre look, for extreme comfort in use.

The ARSÈNE GITZHOVEN TRAVELER TRIPOD is presented in a highly refined, white branded chest with leather detailing containing the tripod and its accessories; the tripod’s certificate of authenticity signed by Gitzo’s CEO, and includes the name of the craftsman who created each specific piece.

Product USP

·   Introducing the carbon fibre spider, Gitzo’s pioneering technology for powerful, lightweight performance

·   One hundred, fully unique, personalised masterpieces with a perfect reproduction of their owner’s autograph on the tripod leg

·   Elegant new all-black look, outstanding from head to foot. Redesigned spider, locking collars and selector lines for an even more distinctive tripod

Gitzo’s centenary celebrations will also see the launch of other select products distinguished through their new design and high-appeal including the world’s most exclusive, limited edition magnesium travel tripod, the 100Y Anniversary Edition, the Centenary Bag Collection and the highly innovative Fluid Gimbal Head. 

The ARSÈNE GITZHOVEN TRAVELER TRIPOD is priced at £2,499.95. 

More information on Gitzo’s Centenary celebrations can be found on the Manfrotto website. 

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