Hi there! I’m Mark from a Shotkit, a site devoted to camera gear and photography. I’ve put together a list of the best travel tripods for JB, Renée and all you Will Fly for Food fans who need a steady shot on your travels.
One thing I should say before we dive headfirst into the world of these 3-legged friends is that you should ask yourself, do I really need to take a tripod on my next trip?!
In most situations, even if you need a steady shot (for a long exposure night shot, or for a selfie with your family etc), you’ll usually be able to find a level place to put your camera to achieve the same thing. Lugging a tripod around on holiday, even if it is a lightweight travel tripod, isn’t my idea of fun!
Having said that, for those of you who just have to have a tripod in your backpack, these are my picks of the 5 best…