Vanguard's Alta Pro 284 CT Carbon Fiber Tripod is made of 6X Carbon fiber to provide a lightweight (3.97 lb) (1.8 kg) and versatile camera support. The tripod has a maximum load capability of 18 lb (8.0 kg), extends to 63" (160.0cm), and folds down to only 21.12" (53.65cm) which makes it easy to transport.
The Alta Pro 284 CT features 4 section legs that can be independently positioned at 25, 50 and 80° to allow positioning of the tripod at low and unique angles and are quickly secured into their position with one-twist leg locks. The center column has a tilting bracket which also helps obtain unusual camera positioning and is spring loaded to provide your equipment with protection against shocks and vibrations. It is equipped with retractable spiked rubber feet help secure the legs on rough terrain. The Alta Pro 284 CT is a popular choice for those who need a tripod that is flexible, easy to set up, and meets the needs for landscape, wide angle and macro photography applications.