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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# 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# 615315
Samy's Part# SLIK615315
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Slik's exclusive A.M.T. super titanium alloy legs make the PRO 700 DX tripod rock steady yet lighter than it looks. The A.M.T. alloy has a 40% greater strength-to-weight ratio than standard aluminum. Therefore, the legs are lighter weight yet stronger than the legs used in most of today's tripods

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MFG# NISINM180
Samy's Part# S-074607
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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# VCTSGR1
Samy's Part# S-057512
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MFG# MH492LCDBHUS
Samy's Part# S-059834
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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
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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# P326
Samy's Part# S-041417
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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# PIXIEVO-RD
Samy's Part# S-045311
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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# 612051
Samy's Part# S-067871
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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# 611875
Samy's Part# S-037582
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The Slik Sprint 150 Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head combines a full size tripod and a ball head with quick release shoe (SBH-150 DQ BK). It can hold up to 4.6 lbs and weighs just 2.3 lb, extends from 7.4" to 64.3", and folds down to 19.9" for easy transportation. It is best suited for DSLR and...
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MFG# IN00
Samy's Part# S-039528
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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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MFG# 617800
Samy's Part# SLIK617800
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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# JB01503
Samy's Part# S-054593
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Premium grade ABS GorillaPod and compact ball head support compact mirrorless cameras and devices weighing up to 2.2 lbs. Can be configured for still photography, cinematography, vlogging or live streaming in 3 modes: grip, wrap or stand. The Joby GorillaPod 1K Flexible Mini-Tripod with Ball Head...
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MFG# TY50E
Samy's Part# S-054251
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The 
Sirui TY-50E Quick Release Plate is a basic, Arca-type compatible, aluminum quick release plate which is offered as the standard plate for Sirui E-10 and E-20 ball heads. The plate features a basic Arca-Swiss dovetail design which allows it to fit most Arca-type compatible clamps, tripod,
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MFG# SSMRST
Samy's Part# S-037055
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The Tether Tools StrapMoore For Laptop Power Brick is a handy contraption that secures to the leg of any tripod, light stand, pole, beam, table, chair and much more. Use it to secure a laptop power brick, charger, phone, off-camera flash, transmitter/receiver, microphone, battery, external hard...
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MFG# 618731
Samy's Part# SLIK618731
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The Quick release plate fits the  U5500, U6000, U6600, U8000 and U9000 Tripods. Has a 1/4"-20 screw and alignment pin.
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MFG# PP1
Samy's Part# S-035505
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The Benro PP1 PocketPod Tabletop Tripod is used to mount a compact camera with a 1/4"-20 threaded mount that weighs up to 3.3 lb. The PP1's one-section legs have rubber feet for added friction on smooth surfaces, and its built-in ball head has a ring lock to control the ball's movement.

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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# GT3543XLS
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# BV10
Samy's Part# S-038169
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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# 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# 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
Samy's Part# MANF405
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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.

The 405 Pro Digital Geared Head was designed speci...
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MFG# G535
Samy's Part# GITZG535
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The Gitzo G535 Lateral Arm is designed for use with Gitzo Studex Series 3 tripods. The lateral arm enables cameras to be positioned above or below the tripod apex in positions which might otherwise be obstructed by the tripod legs. Both Rapid (Sliding) and Geared versions are available.

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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# 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# GT1545TUS
Samy's Part# S-064134
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Gitzo GIGT1545T Traveler Series 1 Carbon Fiber Tripod 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 to 22 lb worth of gear....
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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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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.


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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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