The MeFOTO GlobeTrotter series of tripods are the heavyweights in the MeFOTO lineup, coming in aluminum or carbon fiber versions and a range of funky colors. Although the tripods are designed to hold heavyweight DSLR setups, they are still compact travel tripods. The one reviewed here is a carbon fiber version and just like the
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This Tripod is the Series 1 Traveler 5-section GK1555T by Gitzo and is aimed at the top end of the market, to say the least. Pricewise, the tripod is at the top end of the market meaning that everything should be (and is) made of premium components, materials, and sturdy enough to last a lifetime.
Vanguard’s Alta Pro tripods are an excellent tool for the outdoor photographer. Or indeed, any photographer wanting flexibility in a tripod. It seems odd to talk about a tripod being both flexible and stable. The main reason we use tripods is to stabilize our camera rig. The flexibility comes in with how many different ways