It is made from high grade aluminium & engineered plastics with special surface finish, is lightweight yet steady, can support loads up to 3000 grams. Overall, this tripod offers many features usually only found on more expensive models. The 3-way panhead provides smooth operation and offers more flexibility to take shots from different angles. The flip locks quickly secure the tripod legs, while the mid-level bracing system adds stability by connecting the legs to make them more rigid. The geared elevator allows quick & easy camera height adjustment. The quick release plate is the swiftest way to mount and align your camera to the tripod head & the bubble level ensures that your shot is properly aligned to your eye level.