This Giottos QU 405B U-Pod Mini Tripod can be used either as a table-top tripod, or as a mini or handheld monopod. The short extension column can be removed from the tripod legs, which allows for a minimum working height of only 2.2". With the extension column connected, a height of 17.3" is achieved, with a respectable load capacity of 11 lbs.
The tripod is compact enough that in can easily be carried around with the camera still attached
Constructed of an aluminum alloy, and protected by a wear-proof black lacquer