Excerpt: Needed to upgrade my tripod and found this guy. It has many features I found myself needing while progressing through the challenges of many shoots. This tripod incorporates a 180o center column tilt that can be set at a 90o lateral or any other position.
Pros: Folds Small, Good Stability, Lightweight, Outdoor, Rugged, Still Life, Travel, Unfolds Quickly
Excerpt: It comes with quick release with the release lock trigger remaining in the cocked position until you snap the quick release shoe into place. Very lightweight & a nifty bag that is easy in & out. This offset tripod is comfortable for my 6"3' frame while in the bag as well as out.
Pros: Folds Small, Good Stability, Lightweight, Unfolds Quickly
Excerpt: I am absolutely pleased with this stable and versatile tripod. It is rock solid and sturdy. I use it primarily as support for my Nikon D7000 when doing close-up photography. (Flowers, coins, small objects) It is very easy it is to position; it can be adjusted to a high as well as very low to the...
Pros: Folds Small, Good Stability, Lightweight, Versatile, Well designed
Excerpt: I am very pleased with this tripod. It is a unique combination of a boom-type center column that can be positioned at any angle, plus the center column is geared, which makes it even more precise in its movements.
Pros: Compact, Easy to Use, Flexible placement, Lightweight
Summary: Surprised for the quality, I had a Velbon cheap tripod, broken after 5 years( I did not used with violence). As I am learning photography, teacher said to pay more to get a good one. I saw this item in store but did not decide cause i found it expansive for this brand.