The Manfrotto Element Traveler is an affordable, compact, sturdy aluminum alloy tripod kit that is also highly versatile. It extends up to a height of 57.1", folds down to just 16.3" and is easy to pack in most bags. The tripods legs spread independently and feature three leg-angle stops allowing versatile positioning on almost any surface. The twist lock mechanism enables photographers to get into the perfect position with smooth, rapid movements, giving them the freedom to focus on their shots. Since lightness is a travel tripod must, photographers can rely on the spring-loaded hook located at the bottom of the centre column to add additional weight for extra stability when needed. The aluminium ball head is engineered to deliver the smoothest movements when framing a desired shot and firmly locks equipment exactly where you need it. If youre into landscape photography, youll love the separate heads pan lock that allows photographers to take amazing panorama shots easily and precisely thanks to its 360 degree pan index. The ball head mounts an Arca-type quick release plate with a 1/4''-20 camera screw on top that ensures equipment is balanced when using zoom lenses.