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STC unveils the Fogrip [Folding Grip] for Sony Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras

- 4 years ago

Shooting Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras? Handheld? Well STC, the Taiwanese imaging manufacturer of superb filters and innovative camera accessories has announced a brand-new folding grip solution for Sony cameras, the STC Sony Fogrip, giving Sony shooters greater stability and immediate benefit with weight distribution when shooting with medium-to-large lenses.

STC Sony Fogrip
The Sony Fogrip from STC gives 25% more grip for ultimate stability.

Having seen almost two years of rigorous development, STC’s latest camera accessory has been designed for the growing number of Sony full-frame camera users. The new grip’s clever design and folding function enable the camera to sit completely flat when not in use, [i.e. folded away] and can be managed with just one hand. The entire unit has been manufactured from tough-yet-light aerospace-grade aluminium alloy, which will add just 75g to the camera when joined. Users can easily access the battery door without removing the grip and it’s also compatible with both quick-release plates and L-Brackets.

STC Sony Fogrip

The new Fogrip for Sony Full Frame Mirrorless cameras is compatible with the following models:

  • α9 / α7II / α7III / α7SII / α7RII / α7RIII
STC Fogrip for Sony full frame mirrorless camera

William Wu, CEO and Lead Design Engineer, STC, said: “It is our drive for innovation that has led to the development of this new Fogrip solution for Sony full-frame mirrorless camera users. We believe we have produced the perfect grip, delivering huge benefits in practicality as the grip has been designed specifically for the Sony range. It is light, strong and yet, due to our meticulous research and development process, offers incredible compatibility and access for photographers and filmmakers.”

Pricing and availability

STC products are available from WEX Photo Video, as well as Bristol CamerasAdvanced Camera Services and Astrophotography specialist retailer, Modern Astronomy The STC Fogrip for Sony FF Mirrorless cameras will cost £99.99 RRP including VAT.

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Having spent many years working in various pockets of the music industry, and always with a camera in hand, Simon has worked with organisations such as Warner/Chappell, Food Records and ultimately, co-founding the innovative independent record label, Izumi Records before moving fully into the world of publishing in 2007. Amongst numerous other projects in the last decade, he has been responsible for a number of specialist photo trade magazines and journals for the filmmaking and photography communities, along with a coffee table book entitled, "Great Britons of Photography' which he produced with Peter Dench and Leica. Now heading up PhotoBite, Simon and the team have set themselves a task of delivering informative and inspirational content for photographers of all levels, from the beginner, shooting with smartphones, to the seasoned photographer and filmmaker.