The Velbon UT 63D Tripod with QHD-63D Ball Head is the perfect companion for photographers looking for both flexibility and portability. This aluminum tripod's 6-section legs and center column are easily extendable to eye-level heights. Every section of the legs can be locked or unlocked with one simple twist of each leg's end tip. And the legs fold upward a full 180 degrees - spread them out flat for low-angle macro shots or close them up against the center column for an incredibly compact, easy-to-tote package. This durable tripod's thick 30mm legs can support up to 11 pounds of gear. An included ball head and quick release plate provide smooth pan and tilt action as well as quick-as-a-flash setup and breakdown. With its light weight, rugged construction and compact carrying size, the UT 63D is a great tripod for serious shooters on the go.