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In need of a portable solution to capture steady photos or video? The AmazonBasics 50-inch Tripod is lightweight, comes with a carrying case and is now on sale for just $12.96, its lowest price since Black Friday 2015. This item sells for just under $16 on average.

This tripod is made of lightweight aluminum, weighing just over a pound. It has an adjustable height up to 50 inches and its 3-way head allows for tilt and swivel motions (easily allowing you to shoot in portrait or landscape mode).

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Releasing your camera from the tripod takes no time at all due to the Quick Release Mounting Plate which has a latch to quickly release the camera from the tripod's hold.

If you don't yet own a tripod, buying one is a surefire way to enhance your photography's aesthetic and let you focus on capturing the right shot. This product has almost 7,000 reviews on Amazon giving it a 4.4 out of 5-star ranking. This is a great backup if you already have a heavier, less portable tripod as well.

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