"The Manfrotto 290 Light is the first sturdy supports of the 290 collection dedicated to hobbyist photographers that is also easy to carry. The 290 Light is a 3-section tripod, the smallest in the 290 range, featuring aluminum leg tubes and aluminium top casting enhancing rigidity, durability and performance. Its aluminum leg-locking levers are tension-adjustable, so they can be tightened to counteract any effects of aging or wear, keeping the tripod fully functional throughout its long lifespan. Two leg angle position settings enable low-angle shooting, and a rapid centre column adds flexibility extending the min-max height range. A new rubber legwarmer guarantees comfortable grip and maximum ergonomics. The 290 Light comes in a kit with a center ball head specifically designed for compactness and transportability. Its broad, spherical movement together with its quick release plate mechanism enable rapid, easy framing. The head carrying the 200 PL plate is fully made of aluminum and features friction control to help photographers make the finest adjustments to their compositions even with heavy equipment.|Adjustable Aluminum locks: The adjustable leg locks allow the user to securely set the tripod up|Aluminum spidercast: The rock spider cast with its screw column lock allows a perfect tightening|Rubber Leg Warmer: Comfortable to use with a new distinct style that follows the 055 and 190 design guidelines|Premium Italian Design: A new distinct style with bold, clean shapes and lines dictated by function|Achieve creative shoots thanks to 2 leg angle settings|Includes a Center Ball Head: specifically designed for compactness and transportability. Its broad, spherical movement together with its quick release plate mechanism enable rapid, easy framing."