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MFG# EXEXPPRO
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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# MK055XPRO33W
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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# P424FLVH10
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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# ST124VA5
Samy's Part# S-075406
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Take your mirrorless camera with you and support it with the Sirui Standard Series 4-Section Carbon Fiber Tripod Kit with Ultracompact Video Head
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MFG# 330707
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The Superball M-1 ballhead provides a high clamping force. One large locking lever locks all and ensures simple and rapid operation. It locks down firmly with just a twist. A panning base allows for easy and fast positioning.

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MFG# EXEXP
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The Explorer Photo and Video EX-EXP Expedition Carbon Fiber Tripod with Monopod and BX-33 Ball Head is a lightweight feature-packed tripod for explorers and adventurous photographers.  The large load capacity of up to 16kg (35.27 lbs) ensures high stability in a multitude of conditions. 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# 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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MFG# R2204E20
Samy's Part# S-073468
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The 2.9 lb Sirui R2204 Carbon Fiber Tripod with E-20 Ball Head
 is a 4-section support with carbon fiber-constructed tubes and a twist-leg lock system. You can disengage the locks; therefore, the legs are extendable, along with the rapid center column, to a maximum height of 64.2". With variable...
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MFG# AIR25
Samy's Part# S-055856
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Setting a new standard; the Steadicam Air 25 Monopod brings versatility back to the monopod. With its gas powered spring, the Air makes it easy for professional photographers and cinematographers to raise their heights and never miss a moment. Available in two different configurations, a 25 lb.

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MFG# 330700
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The Superball M-1 is one of the strongest fixation devices on the market today. One large lever locks all and ensures simple and rapid operation. It locks down with just a twist. A panning base allows for easy and fast positioning.
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MFG# FRHN14CVX20
Samy's Part# S-067624
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The Benro Rhino Carbon Fiber One Series Travel Tripod with VX20 Head
combines a lightweight and versatile carbon fiber leg set with a dual panoramic ball head. With a reverse folding design, it is extremely portable and is equally suited for the studio, outdoors, and travel. The legs offer ind...
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MFG# MVKBFRT-LIVEUS
Samy's Part# S-054830
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The Manfrotto Befree Live Video Tripod Kit with Twist Leg Locks is the most compact travel video tripod kit, dedicated to hobbyist videographers and vloggers who want maximum performance, even when they are on the go. It is easy to carry everywhere thanks to its compact size and it fulfils an...
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MFG# MKBFRA4GTXPBUS
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The Manfrotto Befree GT XPRO Aluminum Travel Tripod with 496 Center Ball Head
 is a 4-section support with the twist M-Lock leg system that quickly unlocks with a 90° turn, enabling you to extend the legs along with the rapid center column to a maximum height of 64.6". The ergonomic leg-angle button...
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MFG# BMRTPROCBLU
Samy's Part# S-069567
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For a sleek, portable travel companion, look no further than the Benro MeFOTO RoadTrip Pro Carbon Fiber Series 1 Travel Tripod (Pacific Blue). 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,
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MFG# FTR28CB1GBLK
Samy's Part# S-060741
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The Benro Tripster Travel Tripod (2 Series, Black, Carbon Fiber) 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# AR3204
Samy's Part# S-076592
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The Sirui AR3204 4-Section Carbon Fiber Tripod
is a lightweight and compact tripod that provides a maximum height of 59" and supports a load capacity of 55 lb. Mount your camera directly, attach a head to the flat base, or add a separately available center column for even greater height. The carbon...
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MFG# BICLT303
Samy's Part# S-069563
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The Benro CLT303 3-Series Induro Classic Carbon Fiber Tripod have 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 maximizes the s
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MFG# W2204
Samy's Part# S-039278
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The Sirui W-2204 Waterproof Carbon Fiber Tripod is specially designed to work in the bad weather with waterproofing. It features a Waterproof Sealing System to prevents water, dust, or other particles from entering the leg tubes. The 4-section legs are individually adjustable and are held in place...
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MFG# BALLNQ
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The Novoflex Ball NQ Ball Head is a precision ball-and-socket head that's manufactured in Germany and designed for ultimate precision and stability. The Ball NQ is intended for studio or outdoor photography – its corrosion-free materials ensure that it will survive any elemental rigors. The lo...
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MFG# TCBC15FS20PROC
Samy's Part# S-078608
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The Benro CyanBird Carbon Fiber 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...
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MFG# HYDRA2
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The Benro Induro Hydra 2 Waterproof Carbon Fiber Tripod innovative waterproof travel tripod caters to adventurous outdoor photographers needing a rugged all-weather support system for their camera gear. The Hydra 2 waterproof tripod provides maximum stability, in a compact, reverse-folding design, perfect for the t

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MFG# MK290XTA3-2WUS
Samy's Part# S-044219
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The Manfrotto 290 Xtra Aluminum Tripod with 128RC Micro Fluid Video Head comes in a kit with a lightweight aluminum fluid head with pan bar and quick release camera plate complete with secondary security. It features smooth, fluid movement, pan and tilt locks. This head is ideal for cameras up...
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MFG# DST33
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The DST-33 Professional video tripod is a perfect fit for today’s generation of compact and lighter weight DV and HV DV cameras. The all-metal fluid head is constructed from the finest, precision-machined aluminum parts. These parts ride in a fluid head that makes for smooth and accurate camera...
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MFG# FBAT15AVX20
Samy's Part# S-067619
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The Benro 65.2 in. Bat One Series Aluminum Travel Tripod with VX20 Ball Head
 is a compact, lightweight tripod with a high load capacity and remarkable stability. The legs offer independent positioning with 5 available preset leg angles, allowing the legs to be placed in more positions that tra...
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MFG# ET2004
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The Sirui ET-2004 Aluminum Tripod with E-20 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 are light to...
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MFG# MT190GOATB
Samy's Part# S-037408
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The Manfrotto 190go! Aluminum Tripod is a more compact and easy to transport version of the successful 190 tripod. Suited for hobbyists and professionals alike, the 190go! is the lightest and most compact 190 in the Aluminum range. The new 190go! closed size is 45 cm (17.7 in) and weighs 1,7 kg (3.74...
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Designed for camera users who want maximum performance and stability for photo and video use, the Manfrotto Befree 3-Way Live Advanced Tripod
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For passionate photographers looking for portable supports with extremely precise framing control. Specifically designed for outdoor use, this head by Manfrotto weighs a mere 0,75 kg (1.65 lbs) but can support a payload of up to 4 kg / 8.8 lbs. Its Adapto body, a strong and rigid technopolymer,...
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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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