The T880EX Digital Aluminum Tripod with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head from Benro is an entry-level camera support that can hold up to 4.4 lb. It has 4 leg sections that are extended and held in place using flip locks, and a mid-level spreader adds overall stability. The geared center column makes adjusting your camera height quick and simple.
Reasons to buy
On top of the tripod is a 3-way pan/tilt head that can be used for both videos and still photos thanks to a mounting platform that can be set to both portrait and landscape orientations. A quick release plate lets you attach and remove the camera easily, and a carrying case helps protect the tripod.