The gray-finished Vanguard VEO 2 264AB Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head combines the VEO 2 264AB aluminum legs with the BH-50 ball head. Ideal for travel, wildlife, and studio work, the tripod weighs 3.44 lb, and has an extended load capacity of 17.6 lb for heavy cameras or long lenses. It can extend up to 61", and folds down to a compact 17.5". The tripod's 4-section legs feature advanced twist locks that require only 1/4 turn and individual spread in 20°, 45°, and 80° positions for easy setup on uneven terrain or spreading out as low as 7.6" for macro photography. A loop for a counterweight is provided for extra stability. The BH-50 has 3 independent dedicated knobs for locking, panning, and friction control. It includes an Arca-type quick release and a compatible camera plate.