A double axis spirit level that mounts effortlessly to the hot shoe of any standard 35mm SLR camera to help achieve a finer degree of accuracy in capturing image content. Ideal for QTVR shooting sessions.
The Manfrotto 337 is commonly used for Landscape/scenery, Photography, Portraits and more.The Manfrotto 337 is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Enthusiast, Photo enthusiast, Professional among others.The Manfrotto 337 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Manfrotto 337: Compact, Easy to use, Fits well, Improves tripod function and Lightweight
Most Liked Positive Review
Great for keeping photographs level
Absolutely love it. It's really helped me out in keeping my photos level. I don't have a bubble level on my tripod, so this has come in handy. Worth the $$$$!
Most Liked Negative Review
Not as Accurate as it Could be
This is a great idea, and it is generally well made. Fit to the hot shoe is perfect, and except for the sharp corners, the general design is good. However, for the $35 price tag, they could have been a bit more careful with the Quality Control. Checking the bubble against the camera's built-in grid with known-level architectural subjects, I found that the horizontal level was off by 3-5 degrees, meaning that I had to compensate each shot. I will try someone else's product next.
Reviewed by 24 customers
Although pricey for a dinky little piece of plastic, this is one of the most useful items in my bag. I use it every single time I go out to shoot landscapes. I mostly shoot landscapes, so this is on my hotshoe at all times, even when not using the camera. One of the biggest mistakes I see beginning landscape photographers make is uneven horizons. It is a sure mark of an amateur. For a relatively cheap item, you'll do your photography a world of good. Don't even ponder if this is necessary. It is. Carpenters wouldn't build a house without using a level, and neither should landscape shots be taken without this piece of gear!
This is a great little level that comes in handy in a variety of situations.
A must have for any photographer.
A great little tool to ensure your horizons are level. It is a little pricey, but is well built and will hold up.
I had an awful time keeping horizon lines level, especially the very confusing ones with several converging lines etc. I'd heard about the bubble level & finally purchased one...not really thinking it could work...boy was I wrong. It's great & works like a champ....perfectly level horizons, both horizontal & vertical. The only drawback, is you need to move your eye from the viewfinder slightly to look up at the bubble level, but for me it's worth it. Love it!
This level is a great asset to the landscape/seascape photographer. I shoot sunrise's at the beach and the fun starts long before the sun reaches the horizon. This level is easy to read in dim light and makes keeping the horizon where it belongs very easy. The only draw back I have is that it doesn't fit my Minolta Maxuum 7, but its a great tool for my Nikon F100.
I do concert photography and this accesory helped me a lot in getting better pictures. A perfect complement to my monopods.
Leveling a crooked photo can be done with Photoshop easily with a horizon like you might have in a picture of the ocean. [@] is a bit more of a challenge for mountain scenery. Meadows and mountain ranges don't always lay flat across the horizon for a guide. This Hot Shoe Bubble Level should take the guesswork out of some of the shots.
I thik that with extreme wide angle lenses like fisheye, 10-20mm or so, itÂ´s important to find a precise level to avoid distortion. This works fine for me. I would love a better price, but it worths.
Excellent addition to any tri- or mono-pod