The Velbon SHERPA 6430D Aluminum 4-Section Tripod provides a sturdy mount for your camera as well as multi-angle versatility. With four-section legs that fully open, it capture your subjects from high and low angles, as well as anything in between. The ball-and-socket head provides smooth pan and tilt versatility. It comes with a quick-release plate, for fast removal and attachment of your camera or camcorder. Aluminum construction gives it plenty of strength and durability without making it so heavy you can't get it to those remote shooting locales.