Category: Tripods

A tripod creates a steady, level platform for a camera. Use of a tripod eliminates blurred images caused by camera shake that may occur when hand-holding a camera. Learn about tripod types, tripod heads, important tripod features and the basics of setting one up.

Tripods 101

Learn why this photographer, who doesn’t like tripods and thinks they are annoying and clunky, finds them simply indispensable at times.

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Tripod features

Tripods are indispensable for preventing camera shake. Learn about some of the features to look for when buying a tripod for a digital camera.

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Tripod heads

A tripod is an important accessory to help prevent camera shake, particularly in low light or when a lens is too heavy to hand-hold. There are four basic tripod heads to choose from, each suited for specific photographic tasks.

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