The Vanguard Alta CA 204AGH Aluminum Alloy Tripod with the GH-30 pistol grip is designed to meet the requirements of the enthusiast photographer. This aluminum tripod offers a magnesium alloy canopy and head. The legs can all be adjusted individually to 4 different angles (20, 40, 60, and 80) for uneven terrain and low angle shooting. It is extremely lightweight and has an unrivaled loading capacity of 5kg/11lbs. The Alta CA features Quick-Flip leg locks that allow you to reposition the tripod in seconds, making sure you never miss a shot. The anti-shock ring prevents damage that can be caused by camera vibration and will eliminate any worries you might have about your equipment falling from the tripod during transportation.