And you can keep a ball head on the tripod and it will still fit in the compact case. When you want to get low to the ground or shoot at unusual angles, you can invert the center column and shoot from underneath the tripod or remove the center column and replace it with the short center column (included).
And by adjusting the legs to any of the 3 leg angle positions, you can shoot on uneven terrain with ease. Actual item pictured, brand new in retail box. This item is in the category "Cameras & Photo\Tripods & Supports\Tripods & Monopods". The seller is "the20rules" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.