There’s not a single tool you can use to improve composition and camera support more than a tripod, but anyone who has worked with a tripod will know they can be quite cumbersome to carry around with you on your adventures off the beaten path.
The new line of MeFOTO Air tripods aims to cut down the size and weight of traditional tripods while offering photographers more options for customisation.
In this video, professional photographer David Flores demonstrates how to set up a MeFOTO Air tripod using its twist-to-unlock functionality. He then shows how you can customise the angles of its legs.
The MeFOTO Air tripods come in three sizes: the Backpacker Air, which folds down to less than 14.4 inches and weighs less than 2 pounds; the Road Trip Air, which folds down to less than 15 inches and weighs less than 2.5 pounds; and the Globetrotter Air, which folds down to 16.7 inches and weighs 3.2 pounds.
What’s more, the MeFOTO Air’s centre column turns into selfie stick, and the tripod offers a Bluetooth remote and smartphone adaptor.