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MFG# NISIQRNLPC
Samy's Part# S-080994

The NiSi NLP-C Adjustable L-Bracket for Select Canon, FUJIFILM, Nikon, and Sony Cameras
is an Arca-type compatible universal adjustable L-bracket that is compatible with select Canon, FUJIFILM, Nikon, and Sony camera bodies. It allows rapid switching of the orientation between landscape and portrait...
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MFG# TMA48CXL
Samy's Part# S-039645

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# GH5C
Samy's Part# S-073004

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# MVMXPRO500US
Samy's Part# S-052367

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# GK1545T82TQDUS
Samy's Part# S-063878


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# TTCB5150CF1
Samy's Part# S-063983

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# BICLT203
Samy's Part# S-069559

The Benro CLT203 2-Series Induro Classic Carbon Fiber Tripod has everything adventurous photographers look for to support their professional camera gear. The Induro Classics provide maximum stability, in a compact, unique design, perfect for the evolving image-maker. A unique carbon fiber weave
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MFG# BH40LR
Samy's Part# S-062441

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# 410
Samy's Part# MANF410

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# P326
Samy's Part# S-041417

The legendary SIRUI P-326 Carbon Fiber Monopods are our most popular monopods - with good reason!. They have 6 sections that extend to 60.6" (154.0 cm) when fully opened, yet, are only 15.0" (38.0 cm) when closed - small enough to fit in a backpack or photo bag! When you first handle these monopods,...
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MFG# ST224
Samy's Part# S-075405

The Sirui ST-224 Waterproof Carbon-Fiber Tripod
 is a lightweight and versatile carbon fiber tripod with load capacity of 33 pounds. Its unique waterproof construction and reversible center column make it an ideal choice for landscape and travel photography. It can be used in harsh and wet locations...
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MFG# TB-QR-004G
Samy's Part# S-050477

The TetherBLOCK QR Plus Arca-Type Quick Release Plate for Tethered Photography (Grey) is specifically designed to adapt a camera to an Arca-type compatible quick release clamp. The tether block prevents damage to the camera's data port while tethered to a computer or hard drive. The surface...
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MFG# MSDPL46C
Samy's Part# S-069223


The Benro MSDPL46C 62 in. SupaDupa Carbon Fiber Monopod with Leveling Pan Head is a versatile and highly-portable carbon fiber tripod, well suited to travel, sports, and wildlife photography. With a maximum height of 62", this lightweight monopod weighs just 2 lb and folds to a compact 19.1",

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MFG# NISINM180
Samy's Part# S-074607

The compact NiSi Macro Focusing Rail NM-180 with 360-Degree Rotating Clamp
provides precision camera-to-subject distance control for macro photography using still- and video camera and lens combinations up to 11 pounds. The integrated Arca-type quick release set rotates a full 360° for full control...
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MFG# GD3WH
Samy's Part# S-056980

The Benro GD3WH 3-Way Geared Head is designed to offer precision control of camera movement and is ideal for studio still life photographers as well as those landscape photographers chasing golden hours at sunrise and sunset. The GD3WH delivers separate, precision movement in three directions.
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MFG# FTR09AB00GBLK
Samy's Part# S-060739

The Benro Tripster Travel Tripod (0 Series, Black, Aluminum) is a reverse folding travel tripod that also converts to a monopod. 
You can easily convert the tripod to a full size monopod by combining one of the legs with the center column. The Arca-Swiss style ballhead is attached via a 3/8"-16...
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MFG# FGP28A
Samy's Part# S-047948

The Benro FGP28A Go Plus 4-Section Aluminum Travel Tripod is the first to offer the compactness of a travel tripod with a versatile centre column! The tripod is constructed from aluminium tubing with machined aluminium and magnesium alloy components. The tripod combines reverse folding legs that...
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MFG# A48FDS4PRO
Samy's Part# S-064537


The Benro A48FD Aluminum Monopod with 3-Leg Base & S4Pro Fluid Video is a travel-friendly flip lock video monopod provides a 8.8 lb.(4kg) payload capacity ideal for Mirrorless and HDSLR cameras. The S4 PRO Video Monopod Kit features a 3-leg locking base with ball joint for smooth and stable shots

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MFG# TABLEPODKIT
Samy's Part# S-069591

Folding up to just 8.7 inches(222mm), this travel-size tripod is perfect for photography, self-recording, virtual video meetings, and much more. With three individual adjustable leg settings, you can shoot in tight spots, or capture low angles with ease. Simply press the side button on the leg,...
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MFG# TMA37AL
Samy's Part# S-039640

The Benro TMA37AL Long Series 3 Mach3 Aluminum Tripod features aluminum leg construction making them both lightweight and sturdy. Also included both a functional dust cover and a beautiful carrying case with each Mach3 tripod. It is extremely simple to convert one of the Mach3's tripod legs into...
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MFG# MHXPRO-3W
Samy's Part# S-032983

The MHXPRO-3W 3-Way Pan/Tilt Head is Manfrotto’s most compact, precise and reliable 3-way tripod head.

The compact closed size that makes the X-PRO so easy to pack and carry is down to its retractable levers that can be extended when needed. With the levers retracted and folded for transport, the space occupied by the head...
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MFG# K30II
Samy's Part# S-062469

The 
Sirui K-30II Ball Head unique locking mechanism for guaranteed precision and safety. Separate control knobs for panning and locking. Friction knob is conveniently located on the main locking knob. 3 bubble levels allow precise horizontal leveling for critical shooting situations. Arca-compatible...
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MFG# MBMBAG100PN
Samy's Part# S-002054

The Manfrotto MBAG100PN Padded Tripod Bag is a padded ballistic nylon bag designed to carry a Manfrotto tripod with a head up to 39" long. Thermoform padding holds the tripod in place and protects it, especially the head, during transport. It also serves a double purpose by protecting the tripod's...
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MFG# TB-MC-005
Samy's Part# S-026698

The TetherBlock MC is designed to help protect your cameras data connection port whether shooting on a tripod or hand held. Camera data ports are fragile. One pull from a data cable connected to a camera can cause expensive camera repair and a camera out of service on an important shoot!

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MFG# TAD28A
Samy's Part# S-038802

The Benro TAD28A Adventure AL Tripod features aluminum leg construction making it both lightweight and sturdy. Where ever possible the adventure tripod family employs magnesium castings making it one of the lightest tripods on the market. The Adventure tripod or monopod family utilizes high grade,...
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MFG# MH496BHUS
Samy's Part# S-057784

For all 
photographers looking for a portable yet powerful ball head, the Manfrotto 496 Ball Head with 200PL-PRO Quick Release Plate enables smooth and precise camera positioning. The 496 Center ball head is ideal for anyone looking for a quick and reliable solution that helps frame shots precisely. This tripod head is made of highly...
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MFG# 612051
Samy's Part# S-067871

The Slik U8800L Aluminum Tripod
is a 3-section support that can reach a maximum height of 66.7" by releasing its lever locks, extending its legs, and elevating the geared center column. Also, with its legs splayed out, the tripod's center brace locks into place and adds stability to the tripod....
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MFG# 617800
Samy's Part# SLIK617800

Light in weight and light in price, but heavy in value! The Slik U series of economy tripods have proved to be so popular and successful that they have been knocked-off by many companies, but none have been able to match the quality and value performance of these versatile tripods. Every tripod...
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MFG# VCTSGR1
Samy's Part# S-057512
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MFG# MH492LCDBHUS
Samy's Part# S-059834

For all videographers looking for a fully portable yet realiable ball head, the Manfrotto 492 LCD Micro Ball Head with Cold Shoe is the ideal way to pair your camcorder with a monitor This tripod head is made of highly resistant, lightweight aluminium, so it is both portable and strong enough...
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MFG# BAWM
Samy's Part# S-077305

The Sirui BA-WM Window Mount with 2-Way Head
makes it possible to mount a spotting scope, binoculars, or lightweight camera onto the edge of a car window for safely and discreetly viewing wildlife. The clamp mechanism is lined with rubber padding for a secure grip that won't scratch the window...
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MFG# RSDL012
Samy's Part# S-040068

The Tether Tools Rock Solid Tripod Roller gives wheels to most any tripod and offers mobility for the Tether Table Aero System, monitors, tablets, cameras, and other production gear. The Rock Solid Tripod Roller gives wheels to most any tripod and offers mobility for Tether Table Aero System,...
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MFG# VXR5
Samy's Part# S-077544


The NiSi VX-R5 Vertical Explorer L-Bracket for Canon EOS R5 / R6 is a custom-designed L bracket allowing you to quickly change the orientation of your camera from horizontal to vertical mounting positions while maintaining a center of balance through the middle of the tripod.  The Explorer VX-R5 is

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MFG# PIXIEVO-RD
Samy's Part# S-045311

The Manfrotto PIXI EVO Mini Tripod (Red) is the evolution of the already existing PIXI mini tripod. It has been designed as a lightweight portable solution to support cameras with larger lenses and its rich feature set provides flexibility of use, robustness and great variety of framing. PIXI EVO tripod...
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MFG# PU60X
Samy's Part# S-073393

The Benro PU-60X Quick Release Plate is suitable for tripod heads from the Benro GX and VX series, among others.
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MFG# IN00
Samy's Part# S-039528

The IN collection is the entry-level aluminum ball head for those beginning to explore photography. These double action ball heads are extremely intuitive and easy to use. The Benro IN00 Single Action Ball Head can hold up to 11 lb at 3" height, and weighs only 7. oz. The head has an Arca-type...
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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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