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MFG# PH10
Samy's Part# S-068926


The Sirui PH-10 Carbon Fiber Gimbal Head is a great solution to the problem of shooting moving subjects with a long telephoto lens. Ball heads and 3-way heads can be cumbersome in fast-moving situations, but the gimbal head make a camera and heavy lens seemingly weightless and offers smooth and

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MFG# BH25LR
Samy's Part# S-062440

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. As
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MFG# RRS9000050
Samy's Part# S-075342

The Really Right Stuff Modular L-Plate Set for Sony a7 IV
is a modular design composed of an Arca-type compatible base plate and L-component that facilitate easier, more stable switching between horizontal and vertical shooting orientations. Laser-engraved center marks on the back of the plate...
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MFG# GX35
Samy's Part# S-069231

A perfect companion for your next shoot, the Benro GX35 Two Series Arca-Type Low Profile Aluminum Ball Head
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MFG# ET1204-E10
Samy's Part# S-043612

The Sirui ET-1204 Carbon Fiber Tripod with E-10 Ball Head is built on the specifications of the TX series. Although they have flip locks instead of twist locks and are factory-fitted with a ball head. The tripods are extremely lightweight and have a very compact design. In every situation they...
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MFG# MHXPRO-2W
Samy's Part# S-035084
The Manfrotto MHXPRO-2W is a standard 2-way pan/tilt head with the added feature of dual fluidity levels. This means you can choose between hard and soft fluidity when tilting your camera or scope. Hard fluidity will provide a slower tilt movement, while soft fluidity allows you to more quickly re...
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MFG# BA9LSDETALPHAA7RIII
Samy's Part# S-062619

The Really Right Stuff L-Component for Ba9 Base Plate
is part of a modular system. The L-Component attaches to the left-hand side of the base plate, enabling the camera to be placed in a vertical position, and adding quick release functionality to the camera. Because of the dovetail mount, the...
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MFG# TCBA15FS20PROC
Samy's Part# S-078609

The Benro CyanBird Aluminum Tripod with FS20PRO 2-in-1 Pan Head
 is a travel-friendly tripod that can go wherever your creativity takes you. Boasting a sleek ocean blue design, this lightweight and versatile tripod is perfect for photo, video, and content creation. It has a load capacity of 9.92...
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MFG# 613375
Samy's Part# S-074036

The Slik Pro AL-523-3W Aluminum 3-Section Tripod with Arca-Type 3-Way Pan-Tilt Head
is a versatile tripod with a load capacity of 13.2 pounds and a maximum height of 79" with the center column fully extended. The legs feature flip-lock joints for quick setup and the Rapid Flip Mechanism (R.F.M.)...
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MFG# TPKWE
Samy's Part# S-073166

Crafted from Walnut to deliver the best of all worlds: exceptional beauty as well as superior performance. Prized by woodworkers for its strength, grain and color, our walnut is precisely machined and assembled with the highest quality anodized castings to produce a lightweight, strong, vibration-d
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MFG# MHXPRO-BHQ2
Samy's Part# S-042242

The Manfrotto MHXPRO-BHQ2 XPRO Ball Head with 200PL Quick-Release System is the perfect union between innovative technical solutions and design. XPRO Ball Head features a new triple locking system which guarantees camera position stability, avoiding drifting thanks to three wedges which enclose...
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MFG# BR205
Samy's Part# S-075550

The Benro Polaris Astro Module Add-On for Timelapse 2-Axis Tripod Head
expands the 2-axis Polaris Timelapse edition intelligent tripod head to perform like the 3-axis Astro Edition version. The Astro Module fits in the quick release clamp of the Polaris and features a rotating Arca-type clamp...
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MFG# BMRTPROCSLV
Samy's Part# S-069566

For a sleek, portable travel companion, look no further than the Benro MeFOTO RoadTrip Pro Carbon Fiber Series 1 Travel Tripod (Silver). Jam-packed with incredible features and versatility, this one-of-a-kind tripod has everything you need when you're on-the-move. Weighing only 3.6 lbs, but with
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MFG# ET2204
Samy's Part# S-051642

The ET series travel tripods combine low weight with an extremely compact design. Stay flexible with a tripod that makes no demands but simply does its job: Holds your camera steady and secure. Its intuitive handling and steady support on almost any terrain makes the ET tripod an uncompromising...
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MFG# 615316
Samy's Part# S-019855

Using Tri-Titanium, a strong aerospace alloy comprised of aluminum, magnesium and titanium, the Slik Pr 700DX Tripod has a strength-to-weight ratio 40% greater than comparable tripods in its class.
  • Dual alignment grooves on all leg segments to eliminate leg twist and increase strength
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MFG# HA-77
Samy's Part# S-048129

A boom is indispensable for recording with the camera positioned outside the centre of the tripod. Especially for top down, macro, food or repro-photography, the boom is unavoidable. What sets the SIRUI HA-77 apart is its telescopic function. The Sirui HA-77 Horizontal Arm can be extended to 77cm,...
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MFG# B1DXMKIILCOMPONENT
Samy's Part# S-064890

Really Right Stuff camera body plates are all custom designed for each camera body and precision machined from solid blocks of 6061-T6 aluminum. Fully compatible with any RRS quick-release system, our plates feature precisely contoured anti-twist flanges for a perfect fit that prevents twisting
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MFG# TSSL08CN00P
Samy's Part# S-079694

The Benro SuperSlim Tripod Kit (Carbon Fiber) is a versatile and compact tripod designed to meet the needs of all types of photographers. Compact and Lightweight: Benro tripods are known for their ability to handle heavy equipment while still being lightweight, whether you choose the aluminum or carbon fiber
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MFG# ST124
Samy's Part# S-069001


The Sirui ST-124 Carbon Fiber Tripod is protected from water, dirt and dust. In addition, it has a newly designed locking mechanism for comfortable operation and a spirit level for accurate alignment. The tripod tubes are manufactured from 8-layer carbon fibre (reduced weight, increased stability,

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MFG# B3
Samy's Part# S-039489

With 360-degree Panning, accurate panoramas can be easily orchestrated using the graduated panning scale for accurate image alignment. The Built-in Bubble Level allows adjustment to prevent uneven pans and head movements. Separate Locking and Drag Control adjustment knobs help to avoid confusion...
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MFG# A1205Y
Samy's Part# S-055784

The Sirui A1205 Carbon Fiber Tripod with Y-11 Ball Head is a 5-section tripod made of 8x carbon fiber legs that fold down to a full 180 degrees in reverse to make it a compact 14.6 inches. It can reach a maximum working height of 55.1 inches with the center column fully extended. The tripod has a load...
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MFG# PROVISTA7518XB
Samy's Part# DAVI7518XB

Combined with the FM18 Fluid Video Head, the Davis & Sanford ProVista 7518 Tripod provides rigid support for those who need strength more than versatility in height options. It assembles to its working height very quickly thanks to a 75mm claw ball and self-aligning quick-flip leg locks.
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MFG# ET1004
Samy's Part# S-051641

The ET series travel tripods combine low weight with an extremely compact design. Stay flexible with a tripod that makes no demands but simply does its job: Holds your camera steady and secure. Its intuitive handling and steady support on almost any terrain makes the ET tripod an uncompromising...
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MFG# TMA27A
Samy's Part# S-039606

The Benro TMA27A Series 2 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 a m...
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MFG# LAUTKTBA
Samy's Part# S-078925

Introducing the Tether Tools Lindsay Adler Ultimate Tethering Kit, your essential companion for seamless and efficient tethered photography. The kit has all of Lindsay's favorite Tether Tools products in one specialized kit. Designed to elevate your shooting experience, the kit includes TetherPro...
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MFG# GX25
Samy's Part# S-069230

A perfect companion for your next shoot, the Benro GX25 Two Series Arca-Type Low Profile Aluminum Ball Head
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MFG# MKELMII4BKBH
Samy's Part# S-069178


The Manfrotto Element MII Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head (Black) is a 4-section support weighing 3.5 lb with a twist leg-lock system. To extend the tripod to its maximum height of 63", turn the twist leg locks to disengage and extend the legs along the rapid center column. The tripod can also

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MFG# 634-507
Samy's Part# TENB634507

The Tenba TriPak TTP46 case makes it easy to transport and carry your light stands and tripods while offering your gear substantial protection. The TriPak TTP46 offers generous space inside while surrounding your equipment with light padding. Accommodates tripods and stands up to 45" in length.
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MFG# MCPROFI
Samy's Part# NOVOMCPROFI
One of the smallest and most unique quick release systems ever created, Novoflex's MiniConnect is easy to use one-handed and leaves a piece on the camera that's about the size of a nickel.  Despite its diminutive size, it provides great rigidity between camera and quick release adapter.  Speedy...
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MFG# 613359
Samy's Part# S-063367

The Slik Pro AL-323BH4 Tripod with SBH-400 Triple Action Ball Head (Matte Black)
 is a three-section support that is always ready to travel. With its flip leg locks and two-section center column, the tripod's height can be rapidly adjusted to its maximum of 63.2", collapsing just as quickly to a folded...
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MFG# 484004
Samy's Part# S-033907

The Induro TH4 Tilt Head for Monopods is is simple to operate and strong enough to support up to 39.7 lb. Each Tilthead comes with a matching Arca-Swiss compatible Lens Plate which incorporates a 2mm end lip to lock and prevent mounted long lenses from twisting. A single locking knob controls...
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MFG# 615504
Samy's Part# SLIK615504

The Slik 504 QF II shares its leg set with the Able 300 DX, but it comes complete with a solid Slik 2-way fluid pan head incorporating an easy to grip pan handle with full angle adjustments. The panhandle is long enough to give excellent leverage for smooth panning. There is a bubble level built...
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MFG# TAL480
Samy's Part# S-074576


With its 4 leg sections and metal yoke, this tripod offers a stable shooting platform with an added feature. This is an all aluminum tripod with a tilting center column. By raising the center column all the way up, it can be tilted up to 90 degrees off axis to enable shooting straight down or

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MFG# HD3A
Samy's Part# S-056979


The popular HD series of 3-Way tripod heads provide more precise camera movement and positioning than ball heads, and now the Benro HD series has been refined, remodeled and offers greater versatility than before.

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MFG# MPMXPROA4US
Samy's Part# S-052743

The Manfrotto MPMXPROA4US Aluminum XPRO Monopod+ is a professional photo camera monopod made to satisfy photographers 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 of rigidity and...
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MFG# MH804-3WUS
Samy's Part# S-044220

The Manfrotto MH804-3W 3-Way Pan Tilt Head is a 3-way photo head constructed of ultra durable and lightweight technical polymer, the new 804 is now even compact thanks to the new retractable levers, with ergonomics handle provided with rubber. The new patented 804 has a unique spring feature to...
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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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