display | more...
The part of a tripod that swivels and where your camera (or telescope or binoculars) is mounted: the other part is the legset.

Tripod heads come in different kind, depending on their purpose. Heads used for video emphasize smooth movement - there is a kind called a fluid head.
Heads used for photography are either three-axis heads or ballheads.

An essential component of a worthwhile tripod head is the Quick Release System.

One good tripod head brand is Arca Swiss: another on is FOBA.

Protect your tripod head from shocks and dust. Be sure to buy one whose load capability can accomodate your camera and lens.

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.