The Vanguard Alta CA 234AP 4-section aluminum alloy tripod with PH-33 pan/tilt head is designed to meet the requirements of the enthusiast photographer. This aluminum tripod offers a magnesium alloy canopy and head. The legs can all be adjusted individually to 4 different angles (20deg., 40deg., 60deg. and 80deg.) for uneven terrain and low angle shooting. It is extremely lightweight and has an unrivaled loading capacity of 11lbs. The Alta CA features Quick-Flip leg locks that allow you to reposition the tripod in seconds, making sure you never miss a shot. The anti-shock ring prevents damage that can be caused by camera vibration and will eliminate any worries you might have about your equipment falling from the tripod during transportation. Ergonomic handle, easy to lock 3-way pan head and angled rubber feet for increased stability are some other features offered by this tripod.