The Dolica ST600B001 lightweight tripod with a classic ball head is a compact, lightweight tripod that is a great entry level tripod that works with Inter-changeable lens cameras (ILC), Point & Shoots, entry level DSLRs, and camcorders. The ST600B001 features a weighted hook that allows more stability when shooting and a mid-level spreader to increase tripod stability. The geared center column allows you to precisely extend the camera up or down. The ST600B001 uses a traditional ball head design with single control for pan and tilt. Bubble levels on the tripod and ball head make it easy to level your shot. Finally included with every ST600B001 is a padded nylon case for storage.