Vanguard Pistol-Grip Tripod - $199.99

A combination of light weight, compact design and an innovative pistol-grip-ball head set this tripod apart. It was designed based on input from professional photographers to meet their exacting standards in a sleek, modern design. The result is an instrument that offers superior stability, is reliable, easy to use and durable enough to stand up to rigorous outdoor applications. The GH-100 pistol-grip-style ball head makes positioning cameras or spotting scopes quick, precise and secure with one-handed operation. Its friction-control system lets you customize the amount of tension to initiate movement. The three telescoping legs adjust to 25, 50 and 80 angles to allow for low-angle shots. Extended height (with column): 64-5/8. Folded height: 26-3/8. Weight: 4.75 lbs. Maximum loading capacity: 15.4 lbs. Model: Alta+ 263AGH. - $199.99