Whether you are a novice or an expert at digital photography, you have probably heard of the Manfrotto brand as being the best of the best in tripod designs.
Living up to their reputation Manfrotto designed a superb 055XPROB Pro Tripod that is under $200.
This specific model comes in black and it has an incredibly easy to use horizontal center column that allows the camera to be swung about horizontally. Additionally the legs are simple to collapse and can go to just a few inches high for those must-have ground shots.
- Bubble level for perfectly aligned shots.
- Made from aluminum which decreases weight but maintains durability.
- Four leg-angle settings.
- Maximum height of 56” with the ability to collapse to a height of only 3.9” for ground shots.
- Shipping Weight: 7 pounds.
- Shipping: Available to select countries outside of the United States.
- The second best-selling tripod on Amazon.com
The black Manfrotto 055XPROB Pro Tripod is truly innovative and a perfect tripod for people of all experience levels. It is so simple to use and set up, plus when it is set up you have unparalleled stability. The locking mechanism has a sturdy latch and the entire tripod can support up to 15.4 pounds. The tripod itself only weighs 5 pounds which makes it perfect for trecking outdoors and traveling as it collapses and doesn’t add much weight.
If you do purchase the black Manfrotto 055XPROB Pro Tripod you can rest assured that the two year warranty will cover anything should a problem arise, however if you go to the Manfrotto website and register your tripod you can get an additional 3 years added to the warranty!
This is by far the best tripod for the money and it is made by the most trusted name around!