Camera Tripod Reviews

If you're looking for a budget tripod, the best tripod for video, or a compact travel tripod, let PhotographyTalk's tripod reviews guide you toward making the best purchase for your needs.

#1

Alta Pro 263AB 100 Aluminum Tripod Kit

    • Construction : Aluminum alloy
    • Capacity : 15.4 lbs.
    • Weight : 5.38 lbs
    • Maximum Height : 5.67'
    • Minimum Height : 56.125
    • Folded Height : 28.125
    • Leg Sections : 3
$179.00
  • Leg Lock Type : Quick flip
  • Feet Type : Non-spiked, rubber
  • Head Type : Ball
  • Panning Range : N/A
  • Tilting Range : N/A
  • Quick Release Plate : Yes
  • Other : three leg angle adjustments, articulating center column
#1

W-2204 Carbon Fiber

    • Construction : Carbon Fiber
    • Capacity : 39.6 lbs.
    • Weight : 3.7 lbs
    • Maximum Height : 70.9
    • Minimum Height : 6.1
    • Folded Height : 20.5
    • Leg Sections : 4
$329.95
  • Leg Lock Type : Twist lock
  • Feet Type : Rubber or Spiked
  • Head Type : N/A
  • Panning Range : N/A
  • Tilting Range : N/A
  • Quick Release Plate : N/A
  • Other : waterproof, center column counter weight hook
#1

VEO 265CB Carbon FIber Tripod with TBH-50 ball head

    • Construction : Carbon Fiber
    • Capacity : 17.6 Lbs.
    • Weight : 3.3 lbs.
    • Maximum Height : 53.1
    • Minimum Height : 7.25
    • Folded Height : 15.4
    • Leg Sections : 5
$179.99
  • Leg Lock Type : Flip lock
  • Feet Type : Retractable spikes
  • Head Type : Ball
  • Panning Range : N/A
  • Tilting Range : 35 to - 90 lateral
  • Quick Release Plate : Yes
  • Other : Rotating center column
#1

ET-2004 Aluminum Tripod With E-20 Ball Head

    • Construction : Aluminum
    • Capacity : 26.5
    • Weight : 3.5 lbs.
    • Maximum Height : 57
    • Minimum Height : 5
    • Folded Height : 17
    • Leg Sections : 4
$169.94
  • Leg Lock Type : Flip lock
  • Feet Type : Retractable spikes
  • Head Type : Ball
  • Panning Range : N/A
  • Tilting Range : N/A
  • Quick Release Plate : Yes
  • Other : Counter weight hook
#1

PRO 500HD Tripod With 3-Way Panhead

    • Construction : Aluminum, magnesium and titanium alloy
    • Capacity : 11 lbs.
    • Weight : 5.9 lbs.
    • Maximum Height : 65
    • Minimum Height : 25.7
    • Folded Height : 27.9
    • Leg Sections : 3
$179.94
  • Leg Lock Type : Flip lever
  • Feet Type : N/A
  • Head Type : 3 way with 2 handles
  • Panning Range : N/A
  • Tilting Range : N/A
  • Quick Release Plate : Yes, quick shoe
  • Other : N/A
#1

Adventure 2 Series Carbon Fiber Tripod w/ B2 Ball Head

    • Construction : Aluminum
    • Capacity : 22 lbs.
    • Weight : 4.9 lbs.
    • Maximum Height : 65.4
    • Minimum Height : 16.1
    • Folded Height : 24.6
    • Leg Sections : 4
$370.00
  • Leg Lock Type : Flip
  • Feet Type : N/A
  • Head Type : Ball
  • Panning Range : N/A
  • Tilting Range : - 45 to + 90
  • Quick Release Plate : Yes
  • Other : N/A
#1

MK290XTA3-3WUS 290 Xtra Aluminum Tripod with 804 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head

    • Construction : Aluminium
    • Capacity : 8.8 lbs. (legs 11 lbs, head 8.8 lbs)
    • Weight : 5.6
    • Maximum Height : 67.5
    • Minimum Height : 16.5
    • Folded Height : 27.8
    • Leg Sections : 3
$179.87
  • Leg Lock Type : Flip
  • Feet Type : Not interchangeable
  • Head Type : 3-way Pan tilt
  • Panning Range : 360 degrees
  • Tilting Range : Front -30 to 90, Lateral -30 to 90 degrees
  • Quick Release Plate : Yes, RC2
  • Other : N/A
#1

S-1204-N Carbon Fiber Tripod

    • Construction : Carbon Fiber
    • Capacity : 26.5 lbs.
    • Weight : 2.4 lbs.
    • Maximum Height : Tripod: 63
    • Minimum Height : Tripod: 6.3
    • Folded Height : 17.3
    • Leg Sections : 3 / 4
$440.00
  • Leg Lock Type : Twist
  • Feet Type : Rubber
  • Head Type : N/A
  • Panning Range : N/A
  • Tilting Range : N/A
  • Quick Release Plate : N/A
  • Other : Fold flat design
#1

CLT104 Stealth

    • Construction : Carbon Fiber
    • Capacity : 30.9 lbs.
    • Weight : 2.9 lbs.
    • Maximum Height : 56.5
    • Minimum Height : 11.4
    • Folded Height : 19.7
    • Leg Sections : 4
$349.00
  • Leg Lock Type : Twist
  • Feet Type : Spiked
  • Head Type : N/A
  • Panning Range : N/A
  • Tilting Range : N/A
  • Quick Release Plate : N/A
  • Other : N/A
#1

MT055XPRO3 Aluminum Tripod with 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head

    • Construction : N/A
    • Capacity : N/A
    • Weight : N/A
    • Maximum Height : N/A
    • Minimum Height : N/A
    • Folded Height : N/A
    • Leg Sections : N/A
$379.99
  • Leg Lock Type : N/A
  • Feet Type : N/A
  • Head Type : N/A
  • Panning Range : N/A
  • Tilting Range : N/A
  • Quick Release Plate : N/A
  • Other : N/A
#2

BeFree Carbon Fiber Tripod

    • Construction : Carbon Fiber
    • Capacity : 8.8 lbs.
    • Weight : 2.4 lbs.
    • Maximum Height : 56.7
    • Minimum Height : 48.4
    • Folded Height : 13.4
    • Leg Sections : 3 / 4
$286.85
  • Leg Lock Type : Lever
  • Feet Type : No
  • Head Type : Ball
  • Panning Range : N/A
  • Tilting Range : N/A
  • Quick Release Plate : Yes, 200PL plate
  • Other : N/A
#1

Traverse TR-553-228 Compact Aluminum Tripod

    • Construction : Alluminum alloy
    • Capacity : 10 lbs.
    • Weight : 2.6 lbs.
    • Maximum Height : 53
    • Minimum Height : 12.5
    • Folded Height : 12
    • Leg Sections : 4 / 5
$99.96
  • Leg Lock Type : Twist
  • Feet Type : N/A
  • Head Type : Ball
  • Panning Range : N/A
  • Tilting Range : N/A
  • Quick Release Plate : Yes, Arca-type
  • Other : N/A
#1

Alta Pro 284CB 100 Carbon Fiber Tripod

    • Construction : N/A
    • Capacity : N/A
    • Weight : N/A
    • Maximum Height : N/A
    • Minimum Height : N/A
    • Folded Height : N/A
    • Leg Sections : N/A
$499.99
  • Leg Lock Type : N/A
  • Feet Type : N/A
  • Head Type : N/A
  • Panning Range : N/A
  • Tilting Range : N/A
  • Quick Release Plate : N/A
  • Other : N/A
#1

GT1545T Series 1 Traveler

    • Construction : Carbon fiber
    • Capacity : 22 lbs.
    • Weight : 2.3 lbs.
    • Maximum Height : 60.2
    • Minimum Height : 8.6
    • Folded Height : 16.7
    • Leg Sections : 4
$685.03
  • Leg Lock Type : Twist
  • Feet Type : Not spiked
  • Head Type : N/A
  • Panning Range : N/A
  • Tilting Range : N/A
  • Quick Release Plate : N/A
  • Other : Includes shoulder strap
#1
$249.00
#1
$198.00