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Manfrotto Distribution is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Vitec Group, headquartered and listed on the UK stock exchange. The primary mission of Manfrotto Distribution is to import and distribute the brands designed and manufactured by the Imaging & Staging Division of Vitec; Gitzo, Manfrotto, Avenger, Kata and National Geographic as well as top brands of imaging-related products to our extensive Authorized Dealer network.

Manfrotto Distribution was originally established as Bogen Photo in the 1950s and is the cornerstone of the international network of Manfrotto Distribution companies in the USA, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Hong Kong, China and the UK that import, distribute and service accessory products in the photographic, video, broadcast and lighting imaging sectors.

Brands distributed
All the brands have a global reputation for design, innovation and quality and are the first choice of many of the worlds leading professional image takers:

  • Gitzo has been the professionals first choice for photographic tripods and is now the first choice of the serious enthusiast
  • Manfrotto produces the most extensive range of camera tripods, lighting stands and accessories that are used by more professionals than any other brand in the key sectors we addressed.
  • Kata bags offer the ultimate protective bags that are light weight and designed for a digital world be it photographic or high end video.
  • National Geographic selected Manfrotto and Kata to design an advanced line of innovative tripod and bags that have the prestigious National Geographic branding.
  • Avenger – grip equipment,lighting stands and accessories that are used by more professionals than any other brand in the key sectors we addressed.
  • Lastolite - Lastolite is the world's leading manufacturer of backgrounds and lighting control systems for the photo, video and cinema industry.
  • Colorama - Offers comprehensive range of renowned background paper, now side-by-side with brand new products, all backed by a service geared specifically to the needs of the modern photographic business.
  • Additional Brands- we are the exclusive distributors for a number of additional brands which serve the Video, Photographic, Lighting and related markets. You can see them all on the Brands Distributed section of this website.

Company Vision:
The company Vision is to be our customer’s first choice with the brands we distribute through top quality service and innovation