Excerpt: I mostly bought this product because of the sale price and the fact I could use it without the center column and that it is easy to use, I did notice I cannot remove the rubber feet to use spikes alothough it says I can in the description of the product but this product excels in many catagories is...
Excerpt: This tripod is great for traveling and backpacking. Sturdy but light, and folds nicely to fit inside a carryon roll-aboard. However, the quick release on the head is awful. The small square plates won't grip a pro camera body vertically without sagging, and the medium rectangular plates that will...
Excerpt: I have several tripods for my larger lenses and more serious work. But I have been looking for a small, light and stable travel tripod for some time and ended up with this one. The maximum load it will get will be a 70-200mm f2.8L IS II, probably mounted on a Canon 5DIII body.
Excerpt: Perfect travel tri-pod. Small, light weight, sturdy, opens for quick usage and fits perfectly with my Lowpro camera bag. Only thing I would change is the price, but in this case (travel tri-pods) you get what you pay for.
Excerpt: I like the Tripod very much, but I took it on my first outdoor shooting and the shoe (leg end) was lost during the shot and not found again. The shoes of the tripod are not really good attached and it seems now a big hassle to retreive that item.
Excerpt: Very light weight and compact. I brought it for a trip to Sedona and Grand Canyon, it fits in my regular backpack and it still has room for my camera and other gears. I carry them all the time and never feel the urge to put it down.
Excerpt: This is a very sturdy, rigid, reliable tripod. In the few months that I've owned it, I have carried it through very hostile environments without any hiccups. By hostile environment, I am talking about the Iraqi desert.