Our RRS Story

The story behind RRS, it's founders, and current owners.




Pursuing product perfection in form, function, and value.


Innovating beats imitating — and it's more satisfying.


Helping others achieve their goals.


Earning a reasonable profit.

Our Story

In 1990 Bryan Geyer invested his savings and retirement funds into the creation of Really Right Stuff, the solution to ill-fitting generic quick-release plates. For the next twelve years, he dedicated himself to creating better generic and custom Arca-Swiss-compatible quick-release plates. In 2002, longtime customer and photography enthusiast Joseph Johnson Sr. bought Really Right Stuff from Bryan Geyer and moved his family from Shanghai to the Central Coast of California to run the company out of their garage.

Since then, Really Right Stuff has expanded its products to include tripods, ball heads, lens feet, and more. After nearly 28 wonderful years on the Central Coast, Really Right Stuff moved to Lehi, Utah in 2018 and has moved most of the production in-house. We continue to pride ourselves in providing excellent camera equipment focusing on American-made products and unsurpassed quality.

What Makes Really Right Stuff Different?

Our attention to detail, high-quality craftsmanship, and commitment to proudly make and hand-assemble our products in the USA will never change. We have made and will continue to make the strongest materials, finest tripods, and fastest quick-release systems.

Product Guarantee

All Really Right Stuff brand products are guaranteed to the original purchaser to be free of defects in materials or workmanship for five (5) years from the date of purchase. The product will be repaired or replaced at our option.

Made in USA

We strive to support the lives of American citizens. We promise to always provide high-quality products and make every effort to meet or exceed your expectations for superior service and product performance. We design Really Right Stuff soft goods ourselves, but we don’t make them ourselves. Whenever possible, we source them from US companies making goods in the USA. Our current line of tripod bags and pouches are made by a US company that sources from factories in Asia. We are continuing to seek USA-made soft goods to complement our “Made in the USA” products.


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