It is versatile, quick and easy to use., just grip the handle and you can position your camera anywhere within 180. It is unlike the traditional head, there is no handle sticking out. It allow you to operate this grip head freely. It comes with a quick-release camera plate and a secondary safety lock, built-in bubble level and tension adjustment. Made of cast aluminum. Ideal for 35mm and digital cameras with short or medium focal lenght lenses.