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MFG# GT3543XLSUS
Samy's Part# S-051097
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The Gitzo GT3543XLS Systematic Series 3 Carbon Fiber Tripod (Extra Long)
 is a high capacity carbon fiber tripod that represents the ultimate goals of the Systematic lineup—minimal weight, durability, and uncompromising stability. The Series 3 tripods are optimal for traveling light but with ex...
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MFG# TVC24LMK2
Samy's Part# S-062610
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Really Right Stuff’s TVC-24L Versa Mk2 is for the photographer that needs that extra bit of height while still maintaining the rigidity and flexibility that Really Right Stuff is known for. This “long” version of the TVC-24 Mk2 adds 16 inches of maximum height (up to 66.4”) while still supporting up

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MFG# TVC24MK2
Samy's Part# S-077872
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Since launching our first carbon fiber tripods in 2009, we have been dedicated to making the world's finest tripods. With the help of our customers' invaluable feedback, we continuously make improvements.


Improved ergonomics make operating the tripod more comfortable and seamless. Additional 1/4"-20...
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MFG# TFC33MK2
Samy's Part# S-062611
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Really Right Stuff continues their series of all-purpose heavy-duty tripods with TFC-33 Versa Series 3 Mk2 Carbon Fiber Tripod. This model supports up to 50 lbs. while weighing only 4.3 lbs. itself. When fully extended, it can reach a maximum height of 50.8” or lower down to 3.9”. The unique teardrop shape

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MFG# TFC24MK2
Samy's Part# S-062609
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Since launching the first carbon fiber tripods in 2009, Really Right Stuff has been dedicated to making the world's finest tripods. With the help of the customers' invaluable feedback, we continuously make improvements. After years of development, they are excited to present their new Mark 2 tripod...
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MFG# GT3542
Samy's Part# S-031469
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The Gitzo Mountaineer Series 3 Carbon Fiber Tripod is the go-to tripod for the mobile professional. Designed for professional cameras with 300-400mm lenses, the newly redesigned legs using Carbon exact tubes create a tripod that is both lighter and more rigid than previous Gitzo models, ideal for a

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MFG# BV10
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The Benro BV10 Twin Leg Aluminum Tripod Kit pairs the 100mm-ball BV10 video head with a twin leg aluminum tripod. The 5-step counterbalance (Step 0-4) allows you to dial in the correct amount of counterbalance for you set-up. Each step provides a different amount of counterbalance. The 0 settings...
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MFG# EI7063A2
Samy's Part# S-019541
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The Dracast EI 7063A2 Video Tripod Kit is suitable for various of video and integrative camcorder.In accordance with different requirements,the can be used for News and Film taking.The versatile fluid head and professional aluminum alloy or carbon fiber tripod will bring the unprecedented...
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MFG# WH15
Samy's Part# S-075175
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The Benro WH15 Long Lens Wildlife Head is a newly developed 8-stop counterbalance two-way video tripod head that enables 8-stop counterbalance and tilt adjustment. It features a dual panoramic function that will realise panoramic splicing even if the ground is not flat. The 3-section handle enables

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MFG# GK1545T82TQDUS
Samy's Part# S-063878
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The Gitzo GT1545T Series 1 Traveler Carbon Fiber Tripod with Center Ball Head is a compact support system with legs that fold around the center column and optional head. These reverse-folding legs contribute to the tripod's folded length of just 16.7". It extends to 60.2" high and can hold up

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MFG# 405
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Speed and digital precision are paramount in the latest 405 Pro Digital Geared Tripod Head from Manfrotto. The 405 provides ideal support and fast, pinpoint positioning for professional medium format cameras with conventional or digital backs.

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MFG# G535
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The 
Gitzo G535 Aluminum Geared Lateral Arm is a tripod accessory that enables cameras to be positioned above or below the tripod apex in a 90 degree position, which might otherwise be obstructed by the tripod legs. It is available in rapid and geared versions and includes a reversible 1/4 and...
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MFG# GT2545TUS
Samy's Part# S-040668
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The Gitzo GT2545T Series 2 Traveler Carbon Fiber Tripod has the largest tube diameters among Traveler tripods. It is much taller than its predecessor thanks to the space efficient Traveler G-lock. Recommended for use with 200mm lenses (300mm maximum), it is ideal for photographers using longer...
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MFG# TTCB5150CF1
Samy's Part# S-063983
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Travel lightly with the Peak Design Carbon Fiber Travel Tripod
. This 2.8 lb support is designed with compactness in mind. Its folded length of 15.5" takes up less volume in its closed state, which is ideal when traveling. You can open the leg's 5-sections by releasing all its aluminum leg locking...
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MFG# BH55LR
Samy's Part# S-062438
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The Really Right Stuff BH-55 Ball Head with Full-Size Lever-Release Clamp (Chrome) is the culmination of years of iterative development based on first-hand experience and abundant input from seasoned professionals and enthusiasts. Our goal was to build the best ball head out there. Our premise
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MFG# EXACPROKIT
Samy's Part# S-076136
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The Explorer Photo & Video EX-ACROPROKIT Ascent Professional Carbon Fiber Tripod with EX-XL Head is the largest and most suitable for larger photography setups where stability is the main objective. It's perfect for maintaining no shake in windy conditions for landscape photographers, and just

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MFG# R4214E
Samy's Part# S-075634
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The Sirui R-4214E Geared Center Column Carbon Fiber Tripod
 is a robust carbon fiber tripod with a maximum height of 70.3", and a load capacity of 30.9 pounds, making it suitable for use with heavy camera setups, telescopes, precision measuring devices, and more. The center column is gear-driven...
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MFG# TMA48CXL
Samy's Part# S-039645
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The Benro TMA48CXL Extra Long Series 4 Mach3 Carbon Fiber Tripod features 9x Carbon Fiber legs. Constructed from 9 layers of carbon fiber, these legs maximize the strength-to-weight ratio of the tripod legs, which gives you the sturdiness you require without weighing you down.

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MFG# 3465
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The Bogen Mounting Plate for Head 505PL is replacement mounting plate to fix the camera for best results while on the professional photography project. The plate is made with the best quality material for long life.

 

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MFG# GH5CMINI
Samy's Part# S-073167
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With the Benro GH5CMINI Carbon Fiber Gimbal Head with PL100N QR Plate, balancing long lenses with a lightweight head has never been easier. Combining high-quality materials, with advanced functionality, and precision, these specialized heads are perfect for dynamic sport, or wildlife photography.


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MFG# BH40LR
Samy's Part# S-062441
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A Really Right Stuff ballhead is the best choice for all general photography, and will give you fast and accurate control and solid support of your camera or lens. Aiming and horizon leveling can be accomplished as one instinctive motion, and rigid lockup takes just a quick twist of one control.
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MFG# MK055XPRO33W
Samy's Part# S-032309
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The Manfrotto MT055XPRO3-3W Aluminum Tripod with 3-Way Pan Tilt Head is a 3-section support with a 3-way pan/tilt head. It has a load capacity of 17.6 lb and extends from 3.5" to 72.1". Its legs are secured by the Quick Power Locks. These updated flip locks increase the tripod's rigidity by 50%. The new...
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MFG# GH5C
Samy's Part# S-073004
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Essential for long, heavy lenses, the Benro GH5C Carbon Fiber Gimbal Head with PL100LW Plate supports up to 66.0 lb (30.0 kg) and weighs only 2.4 lb (1.1 kg). The GH5C gimbal is ideal for live sports photography, wildlife photography and bird watching. The camera plate clamp is Arca-Swiss compatible
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MFG# P424FLVH10
Samy's Part# S-076594
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The Sirui P-424FL 4-Section Carbon Fiber Monopod with VH-10 Video Head i
s a versatile, feature-laden carbon fiber monopod with a load capacity of 13.2 pounds and a maximum height of 78.6 inches. The monopod extends and folds quickly thanks to the ergonomic flip-lock joints. The head plate inco...
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MFG# MK190XPRO4BHQ2
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The Manfrotto MK190XPRO4-BHQ2 Aluminum Tripod with XPRO Ball Head and 200PL QR Plate pairs the MT190XPRO4 aluminum tripod legs with the MHXPRO-BHQ2 XPRO Ball Head with a 200PL quick release clamp and plate. The tripod can hold up to 15.4 lb, extend to 67.5", and weighs 5.6 lb. The legs use the Quick

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MFG# TTOR34CGX35
Samy's Part# S-067631
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The small yet mighty Benro Tortoise Columnless Carbon Fiber Three Series Tripod with GX35 Ball Head
is a compact, lightweight travel tripod with a high load capacity and remarkable stability. The center column-free design makes it nimble and lightweight for travel and reduces the potential for...
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MFG# ST224K20X
Samy's Part# S-075407
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The Sirui ST-224 Waterproof Carbon-Fiber Tripod with K-20X Ball Head
 is a lightweight and versatile carbon fiber tripod with a load capacity of 33 pounds. Its unique waterproof construction and reversible center column make it a suitable choice for landscape and travel photography. It can be used...
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MFG# EXEXPPRO
Samy's Part# S-076141
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The Explorer Photo & Video EX-EXPPRO Expedition Pro Carbon Fiber Tripod with Monopod and BX-40 Ball Head is a feature-packed tripod for explorers and adventurous photographers.  The large load capacity of up to 20kg (44.09 lbs) ensures high stability in a multitude of conditions. The 10X layer carbon

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MFG# TMA37C
Samy's Part# S-040144
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The Benro TMA37C Series 3 Mach3 Carbon Fiber Tripod is the most advanced range of traditional photo tripods which combines classic design with advanced materials. The TMA37C is constructed from 9 layers of carbon fiber, these legs maximize the strength-to-weight ratio of the tripod legs, which...
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MFG# TTCB5150AL1
Samy's Part# S-063982
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Travel lightly with the Peak Design Aluminum Travel Tripod
. This 3.4 lb support is designed with compactness in mind. Its folded length of 15.5" takes up less volume in its closed state, which is ideal when traveling. You can open the leg's 5-sections by releasing all its aluminum leg locking...
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MFG# MK190XPRO33W1
Samy's Part# S-069181
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Adaptable, capable and clever. The Manfrotto 190X Tripod with 804 3-Way Head and Quick Release Plate is the ultimate tripod with head kit for professionals looking for an innovative stand and photo head combo. Recently updated to ensure it’s perfect for the latest equipment, this clever set can be easily...
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MFG# TMTH44C
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MFG# 410
Samy's Part# MANF410
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Extremely compact, the Manfrotto 410 Junior Geared Tripod Head with RC4 Rapid Connect Plate offers gear movement in three directions, pan, tilt and side to side tilt. The head incorporates a quick release camera plate system and is suitable for 35mm SLR and medium format cameras.

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MFG# MVMXPRO500US
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The Manfrotto XPRO Aluminum Video Monopod is a professional full fluid video monopod made to satisfy videographers who leverage the height of their monopod to get above crowds and to achieve a wide range of shooting angles. These state-of-the-art Manfrotto legs have inherited the perfect combination...
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MFG# GIT203
Samy's Part# S-039631
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The Induro GIT203 Grand Series 2 Stealth Carbon Fiber Tripod is a 2 series/3 Section modular, flat base tripod for the professional photographer. It can hold up to 44.1 lb along with the ability to reach up to 53.1" in height and sets down to 5.1". Featuring the new Stealth carbon fiber pattern,...
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MFG# ST124K10X
Samy's Part# S-070687
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The Sirui ST124 ST-Series Carbon Fiber Tripod with K-10X Arca-Type Ball Head
 is designed with mirrorless cameras in mind. Compact and lightweight legs combined with an Arca-type-compatible K-10X ball head to provide a versatile camera support solution.

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Camera tripods and heads are fundamental camera accessories that provide the stability you simply can't achieve when shooting by hand. If you are struggling to get crisp photos during your shoots, a tripod may be the answer. A tripod acts as a stable base for the camera that allows you to capture images using a slow shutter speed or in situations where you want to capture the exact same image multiple times at different exposures. Camera tripods are particularly important to studio photographers repeating shots and in astrophotography where there is not enough light to hand-hold the camera.

Not only do camera tripods provide stability, but a quality tripod head allows you to make precise adjustments to your camera angle to customize and repeat shots that would otherwise be impossible. Ball head tripods are the most popular type and give you near total freedom to adjust your shooting angle. Fluid head tripods are typically used as video equipment, but many photographers use them to capture beautiful panoramic shots. Here at Samy's, we offer a wide selection of fluid head and ball head tripods that will help you improve your photos.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Do I Need a Tripod for Photography?

While you don't need a tripod to take great photographs, they do help you get the most out of your camera for specific applications. A camera tripod paired with a quality tripod head lets you shoot in low light with a slow shutter, create beautiful long exposure shots, and take photos with long lenses.

Are Tripod Heads Universal?

While not universal, most quality tripod heads feature a threaded 3/8"-16 base mount and a 1/4"-20 male thread to match the 1/4" female thread found at the bottom of most modern cameras. If you are unsure if your camera or tripod is compatible with the head you want, be sure to check their product specifications.

What Are the Different Types of Tripods?

There are various types of tripods available, each designed for specific uses. Traditional tripods are the most common and versatile, suitable for both photography and videography. Travel tripods are lightweight and compact, designed for on-the-go shooting. Monopods are single-legged supports used when mobility is critical, such as in sports photography. Studio tripods are heavy-duty tripods designed for stability in controlled environments. Finally, tabletop tripods are small tripods that can be placed on a flat surface, ideal for vlogging.

How Do I Choose the Right Tripod for My Needs?

Choosing the right tripod depends on your specific needs and the type of photography you do. Consider factors such as the weight of your camera and lens, as heavier equipment will require a more robust tripod. If you travel frequently, a lightweight and compact travel tripod may be ideal. If you're into landscape or long-exposure photography, a sturdy tripod that can withstand wind and other environmental factors is a must.

What Is the Purpose of a Fluid Head Tripod?

A fluid-head tripod is often used in videography because it provides smooth and steady movements when panning or tilting the camera. This results in more professional-looking footage, free from sudden jerks or instability. Fluid heads are also great for photography, especially when capturing panoramic shots or tracking moving subjects with predictable movement patterns.

Can I Use a Tripod in All Weather Conditions?

Most tripods are designed to withstand a variety of weather conditions, but it's always a good idea to check the manufacturer's specifications. Some tripods are specifically designed to be weather-resistant, with features like sealed leg locks to prevent sand or moisture from getting inside. However, regardless of the tripod, it's always important to clean and dry it properly after use in harsh conditions to prolong its lifespan.

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