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In many of our design projects, using original and unique pictures is essential. This is why brushing up on our photography skills and having a few trusted pieces of equipment is great. Every designer needs good and trusty portable tripods to take original and unique pictures.

The problem is, there are so many options online that sometimes it becomes so hard to choose the best one. However, it all depends on which feature you would like to focus on – durability, technology, material, price, or even popularity.

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Buying a good tripod is the best, however, not all of us could afford one as they could be quite costly. Remember, buying a tripod may require purchasing the accessories as well. Sometimes, a single tripod does not meet all the features we like. So it is not a one-time purchase. The good thing is, there are ways to create DIY tripods while we’re saving up for professional ones.

Here are some of the best portable tripods for taking your own photos:

Specifications:

  • Material: Aluminum
  • Extended height: 165 cm
  • Folded Height: 46 cm
  • Weight: 1.95 kg
  • Leg Sections: 4
  • Maximum load: 8 kg

Price and availability:

It is available on Amazon for $151.95.

What users liked most:

  • It is one of the best portable tripods that could carry a significant load.
  • The tripod has a pivoting center column which allows for a 180-degree arc.
  • Benro also provides interchangeable rubber feet and spikes great for varied floor textures.
  • Also a built-in, stand-alone monopod.

What users liked least:

You would need to purchase the tripod head separately. The selling price only includes the tripod itself.

Specifications:

  • Material: Aluminum
  • Extended height: 138.9 cm
  • Folded Height: 33.5 cm
  • Weight: 1.43 kg
  • Leg Sections: 3
  • Maximum load: 5.99 kg

Price and availability:

It is available on Amazon for $144.31.

What users liked most:

  • MeFOTO is hailed as one of the best ‘budget’ tripods
  • It is compatible with varied devices (DSLR, iPhone, etc)
  • The tripod converts to a monopod

What users liked least:

It is currently unavailable on Amazon as it sells out really fast.

Specifications:

  • Material: Aluminum Alloy
  • Extended height: 144 cm
  • Folded Height: 40 cm
  • Weight: 1.4 kg
  • Leg Sections: 3
  • Maximum load: 4 kg

Price and availability:

Available on Amazon for $264 and is currently on sale for $239.88.

What users liked most:

  • This tripod is hailed as the best ‘travel’ tripod because of its lightweight feature and small size
  • It has a side pull for easy and quick setup
  • The brand is made 100% in Italy

What users liked least:

The tripod is compact and lightweight but is on the more expensive end of the spectrum.

Specifications:

  • Material: Plastic
  • Folded Height: 24 cm
  • Weight: 0.25 kg
  • Leg Sections: 3
  • Maximum load: 3 kg

Price and availability:

Available on Amazon between $7.66 to $23.

What users liked most:

  • A mini tripod that is easy to travel with
  • The size could fit in any backpack, no additional bags required for storage
  • The tripod has rubberized ball joints which could be bent and wrapped any way on any surface.
  • It could be mounted even on difficult, uneven surfaces.

What users liked least:

There are so many dupes available on the internet, it is difficult to find a seller that sells authentic GorillaPods. The flexibility feature of the Gorillapod can be difficult if there is nothing to wrap it on.

Author: Sangalang Kristine

Civil Engineer by profession, Writer by passion. Serving readers since 2014 on different niches like Science, Current Events, Tech, and Travel.


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