Top 10 Best Tripods for SLR Cameras
for October 2022

A tripod is a camera accessory that helps you take steady, high-quality photos. Tripods help hold your camera steady, steady your camera's shutter, steady your camera's lens, and prevent your camera from moving. Tripods also help your camera take better photos, whether you're taking landscape photos, sports photos, or portraits.

In the Different Guide , we test tripods for stability, ease of use, and versatility. We evaluate ease of use based on how easy it is to set up and tear down the tripod, as well as how easy it is to adjust the tripod's height, angle, and distance. We also evaluate versatility based on how many tripod mounts the tripod has, as well as whether the tripod has a head that rotates or swivels.

Our picks for the best tripods this year are based on our testing and consumer reviews. Here are the best tripods for SLR cameras of 2022:

Different Guide editors independently choose recommendations. Purchases made through our links may earn us commissions.

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GEEKOTO Tripod, Camera Tripod for DSLR, Compact Aluminum Tripod with 360° Ball Head, 77 Inch Professional Tripod with 1/4 Inch Quick Release Plate, for Video Conferencing, Travel and Work

GEEKOTO Tripod

by GEEKOTO
What We like

This tripod is one of the best compact tripods we tested, thanks to its lightweight design and full assortment of features. Even though it's a heavy tripod, its lightweight construction makes it perfectly portable.

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AZE 65" Camera Tripod Monopod

by AZE
What We like

This camera tripod is lightweight, foldable, and compact, making it great for travelling. The 360-degree ball head features locking knobs that you can extend or retract, allowing you to set any shoot angle.

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9.4
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72-Inch Camera/Phone Tripod, Aluminum Tripod Travel Monopod Full Size for DSLR with 2 Quick Release Plates,Universal Phone Mount and Convenient Carrying Case Ideal for Travel and Work - MH1 Blue

JOILCAN 72-Inch Camera/Phone Tripod, Aluminum Tripod Travel Monopod Full Size for DSLR with 2 Quick Release Plates,Universal Phone Mount and Convenient Carrying Case Ideal for Travel and Work

by JOILCAN
What We like

The sturdy, comfortable, and versatile tripod is easy to assemble, sturdy, and folds up compactly. The monopod lets you capture shots from farther distances and is absolutely perfect for selfies and video calls.

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Torjim 60” Camera Tripod with Carry Bag, Lightweight Travel Aluminum Professional Tripod Stand (5kg/11lb Load) with Wireless Remote for DSLR SLR Cameras Compatible with Phone-Black

Torjim 60” Camera Tripod with Carry Bag

by Torjim
What We like

This tripod is versatile enough to work for almost anyone from beginner to professional. Its sturdy legs, foot locks, and flip locks make it suitable for a wide variety of situations.

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8.8
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2022 New 75 Inch Travel Camera Tripod, Lightweight Aluminum Video Tripod for DSLR SLR Canon Nikon Sony Olympus DV with Carry Bag -11 Lbs(5Kg) Load (Black)

ZIKZOK 2022 New 75 Inch Travel Camera Tripod

by ZIKZOK
What We like

If you don't want to splurge on a high-quality camera tripod, the 2022 Travel Camera Tripod is a solid alternative. It's light enough for travel, but strong enough to hold even very heavy cameras.

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8.5
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Overhead Tripod for DSLR Cameras, Heavy Duty Camera Desk Mount Stand with Flexible Articulating Boom Arm, Camera Holder Table Clamp for Canon Nikon Sony Fuji SLR Mirrorless Cam Video Photography

LenTok Overhead Tripod for DSLR Cameras

by LenTok
What We like

This tripod for dslr cameras with multiple arm positioning made it easier for our testers to shoot video and photograph video. The sturdy construction with quick release clamp makes it simple to mount and detach from the tripod.

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8.2
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Camera Tripod, Fotopro Flexible Tripod, Tripods for Phone with Smartphone Mount for iPhone Xs, Samsung, Tripod for Camera, Mirrorless DSLR Sony Nikon Canon

Fotopro Camera Tripod

by Fotopro
What We like

This flexible tripod is sturdy and bends easily, making it perfect for a wide variety tasks. The shorter, lighter tripod is more useful, and we liked that its legs don't tangle with each other.

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8.2
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Phone Tablet Tripod, 60

KONPCOIU Phone Tablet Tripod

by KONPCOIU
What We like

A good tripod is important for taking good quality photos, and this is very sturdy, and a good value.

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8.2
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Endurax Camera Tripod 60 for Phone DSLR Tripods Stand with Universal Phone Mount & Remote Shutter Max Load 6.6 lb

Endurax Camera Tripod 60 for Phone DSLR Tripods Stand with Universal Phone Mount & Remote Shutter Max Load 6.6 lb

by Endurax
What We like

This tripod is compact, lightweight, and merely adjustable for height and twilit, and it's built to last. It collapses easily and works impressive for a phone, and it fits in a carry-on bag for your travel adventures.

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8
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Lusweimi Vlogging Camera Tripod for Phone/Canon/Nikon/Sony, 60

Lusweimi Vlogging Camera Tripod for Phone/Canon/Nikon/Sony

by Superflash Photographic Equipment Co., Ltd
What We like

Most tripods we tested could extend as high as 60 inches, but only a few were strong enough to support 2-pound cameras. This tripod is sturdy enough to hold our 1-pound camera, and it also folds down to 19.6 inches to fit most backpacks.

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