One of the most useful accessories any photographer can have is a tripod, suitable for anything from allowing you to get sharp images at longer exposures or to take some of the weight and strain off your neck and back. There are a ton of options out there, however, and if you are wondering which one is right for you, check out this awesome video that will give you five tips for choosing the correct option.
Coming to you from Gabriel Biderman with B&H Photo and Video, this great video will give you five tips for choosing the right tripod for your work. While there are absolutely places where you can save money when it comes to buying gear, I think a tripod is one piece of equipment you should not cut corners on. First of all, you are trusting it to hold thousands of dollars in equipment, so you will want to know your camera and lens are secure. Furthermore, a good tripod tends to be much more stable and will allow you to get better images. Lastly, a quality tripod will often last you the length of your entire career if well taken care of. Check out the video above for the full rundown from Biderman.