This tripod gives you just the right balance between versatility, quality, and price. Its unique design works great for capturing both photos and videos, thanks to its pistol grip and scroll-wheel locking mechanism that lets you easily control the panning resistance. It also features a switch that stops the camera from rotating off the horizontal plane, keeping your videos level, but can be disengaged to allow complete freedom of motion for still photography. Lightweight, multi-functional, and a great bargain, the Manfrotto Compact Action is the perfect tripod for almost any situation.
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