This Manfrotto 055 Carbon Fiber Tripod features a 3-section support. It has a load bearing capacity of 19.8 lb’s, making it great for outdoor usage. It extends from 3.5″ to 66.9″ almost effortlessly while the carbon fiber legs are secured firmly in position by the Quick Power Lock system. These locks have helped increase its rigidity by over 50% as compared to its predecessors. If you want to buy a camera tripod online and are on the lookout for the best tripod on the market, you won’t have to look beyond this one.