Slik The Professional Tripod with 3-Way Pan Head is Designed for the professional photographer that will not compromise. Where durability and steadfastness overshadow other concerns, The Professional is a workhorse camera support with ultra heavy-duty construction. Photographers that don't travel light will find the heavy metal construction of this tripod more than adequate. With professional features like worm gear elevation of the center column, all metal leg and joint construction, this tripod will give years of unyielding service. With a height of 78.75 inches it can handle just about any shooting situation where absolute stability is required.