The Velbon Sherpa 5430D Aluminum Tripod with QHD-53D Ball Head is a sturdy workhorse that reaches a maximum height of 61.8" and supports loads up to a maximum of 8.8 lb. with a recommended load 6.6 lb. The legs feature four sections with flip locks. The center column separates into two pieces to enable low angle shooting down to 9.8" from the ground when using the three-position adjustable leg spreading feature. The included QHD-53D Ball Head offers a quick release and comes with a QR camera plate.