Vanguard's ALTA PH-32 3-way pan head is constructed with state of the art materials and production processes to guarantee perfect results. This fluid 3-way pan head weighs only 1.5 pounds and features an 11 pound safety payload. ALTA PH-32 offers fantastic handle ergonomics and precision thanks to the independent control of directions. One handle offers 360° panning and -90° to +30° lateral tilt, while the other maintains a frontal tilt range of -60° to +90°, which is ideal for shooting portraits or vertical landscapes. The fluid mechanism guarantees smooth panning which is key for video or observational use. The handle lengths can be extended or collapsed to match your changing needs and preferences. Enhanced performance includes: durable aluminum housing; friction control and locking system on vertical and lateral tilt handles for both handy and precise shots; unique quick panorama function button for stitching panorama pictures together and a 360° scale on the base to ensure perfect matching; one bubble level for accurate 360° panoramic photography or videography adjustments; a built-in safety pin to prevent accidentally releasing your camera; and QS-60 V2 universal 38mm Arca compatible plate with 1/4” D-ring screw, making it compatible with any "Arca-Swiss" type quick release system.