Best Tripod: Vanguard ABEO PRO Kit 283 CGH and GH300T

The carbon fiber Vanguard ABEO Pro Kit, model 283CGH, includes the company's GH-300T "pistol" grip head with built-in remote shutter release control. The head features dual panning axes and features a 72-click-point panning base. The tripod's multi-angle centre column allows users to move the column from 0 to 180 degrees both vertical and horizontal, plus features an easily set and released locking system. The legs feature quick-flip locks and variable angle sets, from 25 to 80 degrees, plus the "3-in-1" all terrain feet allow for a firm stance with angled rubber, spike, and sand/snow "shoe" options.