Vanguard Alta Pro 253CT Carbon Fiber Tripod w/ SBH-50 Ball Head has unmatched flexibility, stability and enabling more angle possibilities than ever before. Alta Pro's innovative Multi-Angle Central Column (MACC) System allows users to move the central column from zero to 180-degree angles in variable vertical and horizontal positions making macro-photography and special wide-angle shots a breeze. Also Alta Pro 253CT Tripod from Vanguard has Instant Swivel Stop-n-Lock (ISSL) System that securely repositions the central column in one simple movement, in just a few seconds, while maintaining the tripod's stability. Additional tripod features include advanced camera vibration and shock control, lightweight carbon fiber legs that adjust to 25, 50 and 80-degree angles, quarter-twist leg locks, patented premium magnesium die-cast canopy, hexagon-shaped central column for extra stability, and non-slip, spiked rubber feet for changing terrains and a removable hook for hanging camera accessories. In addition, this Vanguard tripod comes complete SBH 50 Ball Head fluid-like ball head that rotates 360 degrees and has smooth locking knobs, an outstanding loading capacity and fine-tuning functions.