"The MeFOTO Travel Tripod with Ballhead (Green) is the perfect place to start. This solid aluminum tripod extends to 5.13', supports up to 17.6 lbs and folds down to 15.4". You can also easily convert this to a monopod without any tools. It features color accents on the leg section locks and top of the tripod and it's supplied with a Q series ballhead in a matching color.The ballhead offers separate head and pan locks, a 360deg. pan index and an integral bubble level. An Arca-Swiss style quick release plate is included. The tripod's legs can be spread independently, with two-position leg angle stops. A spring-loaded hook is located in a recess at the bottom of the center column, allowing you to hang weights from it for additional stability. A durable carry case with a shoulder strap is provided for storage and transport.|Travel Compact: The tripod legs can be inverted and folded back 180deg. making it small enough to carry just about anywhere|Converts to Monopod: You can easily convert this tripod to a monopod without using any tools|Two-Position Leg Angle Stops: For an extra measure of flexibility, tripod legs can be independently locked into place at two different angles to enable shooting in cramped quarters, on irregular surface areas, or at ground level|Recessed Center-Column Hook: A spring loaded recessed hook, located in the bottom of the center-column, allows you to hang additional weight from the tripod's center of gravity for increased stability|Separate Head and Pan Lock: Individual locking knobs help to make the right adjustment|Integral Bubble Level: Allows adjustment to prevent uneven pans and head movements|Quick Twist Rubber Lock Grips with Anti-Rotation Leg System: MeFOTO's rubberized locking grips combined with anti-rotation legs enable fast and fumble-free setup plus weather and dust-resistance|Top-Mount Rapid Center Column: Simple and quick fine height adjustment controls on the top|Precision Matched Q Series Ballhead: Dual-action heavy-duty ballhead with Arca-Swiss-style quick-release plate|360-Degree Pan Index: Accurate panoramas can be easily orchestrated using the graduated panning scale for accurate image alignment|Compact Carry Case with Shoulder Strap: High-quality durable case with strap provides protection and transport for your tripod and head"