If you are serious about photography than a camera tripod is an absolute necessity. Although they are not always pleasant to carry around, they are great for still and timed photographs, as well as nature shots, macro-photography, long exposure shots, slow shutter speeds, and low light situations.
There are many things to think about when buying a tripod for your digital camera. We will be discussing these important factors in this article so you can make sure you get the best camera tripod for you camera. When buying a tripod, the first thing you should consider is its stability. Make sure you test the tripod before buying it.
Apply a little pressure to the top of the tripod and raise it to its full height. You may need to return the tripod if it wobbles when you apply pressure. You will need to make sure your tripod is stable enough to support the weight of your camera. There may be tripods that are too heavy for larger SLR cameras. If you own a larger camera, it is generally suggested that you go with a tripod made of a heavy material, not plastic, so that it will sustain the weight of your camera and camera's equipment.
You should also consider the size, weight, height, and dimensions of your new tripod when buying it. Your needs will dictate the size, weight and height of your tripod.