Awesomely fast and easy to use, the Manfrotto 458B Neotec Pro Photo Tripod has the innovative Neotec rapid opening and closing mechanism-just pull each leg downwards to open and automatically lock it in any position,with no screws, knobs or levers to tighten or loosen. Then to fold itback up again, press the mechanism release button and push the legclosed. Combined with the 458B's high load capacity, great min-maxheight range and its full range of professional features, this makes itthe ideal tripod for location work under pressure. The 458B has a builtin carrying handle; a two-section centre column for low angle or normalshooting and four set leg angle positions. 'Upside down' legconstruction also stops the worst of the mud you're standing in fromending up inside the tripod.