The Element Carbon traveller tripods are portable, sturdy, and available from £174.95.
Aimed at beginners and enthusiast travel photographers the Manfrotto Element Carbon tripods are reliable and lightweight. Available in two sizes; big and small, the big tripod features a detachable leg that can be attached to the centre column to become a full size monopod.
Both models have a carbon fibre construction making them strong and lightweight. They also feature a twist lock mechanism and an aluminium ball head offering fast movement and firm locking. To provide balance, even when using zoom lenses the ball head mounts an Arca-type quick release plate with a 1/4″-20 camera screw.
The big tripod can hold a weight of 8kg, while the small tripod can hold 4kg. Both tripods come with a branded Manfrotto bag and an Allen key, the big tripod also comes with an extra set of spike feet.