Vanguard's VEO 2 PRO 233AV 3-section aluminum tripod with the VEO 2 PH-13 2-way video pan head is the perfect choice for video shooting or bird watching with a spotting scope as it is to provide the stability, durability and reliability required for dynamic motion tracking. The 23mm diameter aluminum alloy legs have settings for 20�, 45� and 80� degrees, with easy-release buttons for quick set-up, and free low angle adaptor included. This lightweight (3. 8 pound) tripod collapses to 22. 8? and can be extended up to 57. 5?. It can support up to 8. 8 pounds. The ultra-smooth 2-way video pan head is made of lightweight magnesium alloy. It can be rotated 360� degrees with steady pan and tilt movement thanks to the long handle that ensures better control of heavier camera or spotting scope. The kit includes a long quick shoe with safety pin that offers a double security feature and helps to prevent your camera or other equipment from accidentally falling when it is being adjusted. A sturdy magnesium die-cast canopy, quick-flip leg locks, non-slip spiked or rubber feet, a removable hook for hanging camera accessories or a stabilizing weight, 2 Allen wrenches, 3/8'' screw adaptor and carrying bag make this a fantastic kit.