The Arista Premium Tripod is the best value, in tripods, for photographers at every level.
At full height, this model holds cameras up to 68 in., off the ground. It is designed to support gear weighing up to 6.5 pounds and has a three-way pan/tilt head. The head utilizes a quick release plate system and includes a bubble level to insure your horizons are straight. The sturdy, aluminum, 3-section legs have quick-operation flip locks and even their own bubble level, so you know you're level, even when the terrain isn't. The stabilization hook in the center of the legs is intended for use with weights or sandbags to keep your camera still when the wind is blowing.
At ONLY 3 pounds, it travels well and includes a lightweight travel bag to protect it from the environment.
Weight: 3 lbs
Maximum load: 6.5 lbs.
Maximum height: 68”