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Updated Oct 20/20

Photography Tripods

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Optex OPT50 Compact Tripod - $29 - in stock
This lightweight photo/video tripod is a multi-purpose tripod with a 3-way panhead with quick release at a great price. The built in bubble level helps to insure level accuracy when shooting and the pan head makes it easy for panning when doing video. The 3-section legs with SnapLock leg locks offer fast and secure adjustment and locking. Weighs under 2 lbs and retracts to under 19” for a lightweight and compact travel companion. Ideal for smartphones or action cameras. 5 Year Canadian Warranty.

Max Height: 4'2"/127cm
Folded Length: 19"/47cm
Max Payload: 2 lbs/1 kg
Kit Weight: 1.6 lbs/.74 kg

Optex OPT357 Tripod - $39 - in stock
3-Section aluminum legs with adjustable rubber feet
3-Way pan head with adjustable tension
Long pan handle for smooth panning
Quick release plate included
2 Bubble level indicators insure levelled panning
Quick clip style leg locks
Mid-level spreader provides added stability
Geared centre column for precision height adjustments
Convenient carrying handle for easy transportation
Folded length: 23 1/4 inches
Weight: 3 pounds

Optex TP160 4-Section Aluminum Tripod - $99 - in stock
Professional-style all-metal pan head features two integrated bubbles for quick and accurate adjustments. Four-section legs with quick-release leg locks and rubber feet make it easy to set up the tripod and keep it secure. Adjustable centre column with friction control allows you to easily change the height of the tripod and reverse the centre column for macro or close-up shots. Carrying case included.

Max Height: 5'3"/160cm
Folded Length: 23"/59cm
Max Payload: 11 lbs/5 kg
(We don't recommend that weight - we recommend 5 lbs/2.5 kg)
Kit Weight: 4.1 lbs/1.9 kg

Replacement release plate for Optex TP160 (QSTP160) - $15 - special order

Optex Opti 42 Compact Travel Tripod - $99 - on back-order
The Opti 42 is a versatile 4-section aluminum compact travel tripod includes a detachable monopod leg for those times when only a monopod is needed. Inverting design allows for compact folding. Includes padded carrying bag. Load capacity is 6 kg/13.2 lbs. Max height is 165.6 cm/65.2 inches. Lowest a gle ground spread is 45 cm/17.7 inches. Monopod extended height is 171.5 cm/67.5 inches. Weight 118 kg/2.6 lbs. Inverted closed height for carrying is 44.4 cm/17.5 inches.
Featires:
Arca style quick release.
Independent pan and tilt adjustment.
Quick clip-style leg locks.
3 leg angles including ground level spread.
Bubble level indicator.

Vanguard Alta Pro 2+ 263AB100 Aluminum-Alloy Tripod Kit with Alta BH-100 Ball Head - Reg $299 Special $249 - in stock
Load Capacity: 15.4 lb, Leg Sections: 3. Tiltable & Rotatable Rapid Center Column. Swivel 360°, Tilt 90° Up or Down. Arca-Type Ball Head, Quick Release Plate. Ball-and-Socket Tension Control. Weight: 5.0 lb. Maximum Height: 68.2" /Minimum Height: 9.0".

Velbon Sherpa 200R with PH157Q Panhead - $129 - currently unavailable
A great entry-level hybrid tripod from Velbon that can do light video and photography with a three way panhead and quick release plate. Designed for smaller video cameras, DSLRs, GoPro or video smartphones. Unlike other video tripods it can also do portrait mode for photography. Aluminum tripod with 3 section legs. Maximum Height: 5' 5"/167 cm. Maximum Payload: 7.7 lbs/3.5 kg. Folded Length: 23"/62 cm. Kit Weight: 4.3 lbs/2 kg. Warranty - 1 Year Canadian.

Velbon QB-157 Release Plate - $19 - currently unavailable
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