1. The ideal tripod for travelers - full-sized, but folds down small. 2. Legs fold up 180 for extra compactness. 3. Lightweight, sturdy 8 layer 100% Carbon Fiber legs. 4. The center column can be inverted for unusual low angle shots. 5. For speed and convenience, each leg has an automatic leg angle lock mechanism. 6. Short center column is supplied for low angle or macro shooting. 7. 3 position leg angle for uneven terrain. Included in the box: tripod, short center column, custom padded case, shoulder strap, tools, instruction manual, warranty card.