We Choose The Best Tripods Under $100 For Photographers

We choose the best tripod under $100 for photographers. If you’re a professional photographer or just a beginner, you will love these travel tripods. There are tons of different tripods that you can get your hands on. But for $100, you will want to make sure that you are spending on a good tripod, with good quality. Such as the tripod legs are strong enough and things like that. Using travel tripod helps you shoot comfortably and provide your camera with a stable surface even when you’re using slow shutter speed. For most professional photographers this is the most significant benefit of using a tripod for camera.

Are you buying travel tripod for your camera? Go for any of our current top picks for the best tripods under $100.

Buying a new tripod for your camera is not that hard – but we wanted to show you which are current top picks for the best tripods under $100.

Do you need advice? What to look at travel tripod under $100?

You should be looking for: materials, load capacity and portability.

Materials from Aluminum is very durable and sturdy, but it’s lightweight. Most tripods from aluminum are portable, since they weigh little and are easy to carry around.

Carbon fiber is the best material out there for any travel tripods – it normally cost a few hundred dollars so that’s not in our pick for under $100. It’s rare to see any of travel tripods under $100 with carbon fiber material.

Choose travel tripod that can actually hold the weight of your camera. Always check the load capacity of tripods. If you use heavy camera body and even heavier lenses, you should look for a travel tripod that has high load capacity. Larger that 15lbs or something around that.

We really wanted to focus on btest tripods you can buy for less than $100 and are the best for your camera. Not all of them are portable – there are a few travel tripods that are lightweight and could fit into the pocket of your backpack. We wanted to show you all the best lightweight tripods under $100, so make sure to scroll down and check our top picks for best tripods products.  

We focus on the best quality travel tripods you can get for under $100. The best tripods for professional photographers or new beginners.

Neewer Carbon Fiber Camera Tripod with 2 Center Axis

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Neewer 79 Inches Carbon Fiber Camera Tripod Monopod with 2 Center Axis, 360 Degree Ball Head, 1/4 inch Quick Shoe Plate and Bag for DSLR Camera Video Camcorder Travel and Work,Load up to 26.5 pounds
  • UPGRADED DESIGN: The unique design of 2 sections center column,which enables the maximum height of the tripod and monopod to be higher,and the inverted centre column can also realize low angles and macro shooting; 4-section legs with quick release twist-locks allow you to adjust the working height from 24.2-78.7 inches/ 61.5-200 centimeter in seconds
  • PRACTICAL AND ADJUSTABLE: The tripod can be folded to 18.5inch/47cm compact size and 3.3 pounds/ 1.5 kilogram net weight for easy carrying with bag; 3-position leg angle adjustment can help you take photos flexible for different scenarios and photography conditions
  • TRANSFORM INTO MONOPOD: One of the tripod leg tube can be quickly disassembled and connect with the central column to transform into a monopod, providing an alternative way of shooting; The height of the monopod is adjustable from 19.7-81 inches/ 50-206 centimeter
  • 360 DEGREES PANORAMA BALL HEAD: The specially designed 36mm metal ball head can rotate 360 degrees which will allow you to get the perfect shooting angle to create panoramic photography. It has 2 independent control knobs to facilitate the adjustment of each precise angle
  • ULTRA-STABLE: Made of finely crafted Carbon Fiber; Max. load weight is 26.5 pounds/ 12 kilogram for optimal performance; The bubble level indicator on ball head help to achieve accurate horizontal alignment and provide photographic stability. Center column is designed with a hook for sandbag to increase stability (Sandbag Not Included)

  • The unique design of 2 sections center column,which enables the maximum height of the tripod and monopod to be higher and the inverted centre column can also realize low angles and macro shooting
  • Can be folded to 18.5inch/47cm compact size and 3.3 pounds/ 1.5 kilogram net weight for easy carrying with bag
  • One of the tripod leg tube can be quickly disassembled and connect with the central column to transform into a monopod, providing an alternative way of shooting
  • Load weight is 26.5 pounds/ 12 kilogram for optimal performance

GEEKOTO AT24EVO Aluminum Tripod, Camera Tripod

GEEKOTO AT24EVO Aluminum Tripod, 77in Camera Tripod for DSLR, Compact Aluminum Tripod with 360 Degree Ball Head 1/4" Aluminum Quick Release Plate Professional Tripod Load up to 17.6 Pounds
  • Flexible: 4-section column legs with quick release flip-locks allows you to adjust the working height flexibly from 23” to 77” in seconds. The flip-locks is made of aluminum alloy to make it stronger. It is more convenient with the locked method of pull buckle.
  • 360° Panorama Ball Head: The specially designed ball-head can rotate 360° and get free angles. The accurate 360° scale realizes precise image alignment and allows you to get perfect shot and amazing panorama every time.
  • Transform Monopod: This tripod can be quickly disassembled with the central axis screw and transformed into a monopod (34.5” to 82”), to provide an alternative way of shooting with ease.
  • Portable & Applicability: 19” compact storage size makes it easy to carry with the bag for shooting. Tripod legs can be adjusted in three levels to stabilize on varying grounds and incline levels. The inverted center column makes you realize macro photography. Suitable for various shootings.
  • Stability: 3.7lbs tripod weight and 17.6lbs maximum load weight. This tripod can make it the best companion of your DSLR cameras and withstand heavier load compared to similar products.

  • Flexible: 4-section column legs with quick release flip-locks allows you to adjust the working height flexibly from 23” to 77” in seconds
  • This tripod can be quickly disassembled with the central axis screw and transformed into a monopod
  • The specially designed ball-head can rotate 360° and get free angles
  • 3.7lbs tripod weight and 17.6lbs maximum load weight. This tripod can make it the best companion of your DSLR cameras and withstand heavier load compared to similar products

MOUNTDOG Camera Tripod

MOUNTDOG Camera Tripod for DSLR, 55" Compact Lightweight Aluminum Tripod & Monopod with 360° Panorama Ball Head and 8kgs Load for Vlog, Travel and Work
  • 【HIGH-QUALITY METAL MADE & ULTRA STABLE】: High-quality aluminum alloy material, spring hooks hanging other items, the max capacity is 8kg or 18lbs, increasing the stability of photography activities.
  • 【360°PANORAMA & LOW ANGLE AND MACRO VIEW ENABLED】: With two independent control knobs, the specially designed ball-head can rotate 360°allowing you to get that perfect shot every time. And the central pole can be inverted to allow for low angle shooting and macro photography.
  • 【EASY SET-UP & PORTABLE】: Four-segment poles with quick release flip-locks allow you to adjust the dslr tripod’s height from 13.77" up to 55" in seconds. The MOUNTDOG camera stand folds down to a compact 13.77" and weighs only 2.77lbs, allowing you to take it with you anywhere.
  • 【2-in-1 MULTI-FUNCTIONAL TRIPOD MONOPOD】: Camera tripod can be detached to be monopod and converted into alpenstock when removing one leg; Can be used in different occasions.
  • 【HIGH COMPATIBILITY】: The standard 1/4 "screw of the quick release plate ensures the fast operational readiness of most digital device, such as DSLR, Canon/Nikon/Sony/Panasonic/camera, digital camera, DV, GoPro, iPhone, smartphone(need phone click) etc. We provide one year warranty, and if your product have any problem, just feel free to contact us first, we will help to solve it as soon as possible.

  • High-quality aluminum alloy material, spring hooks hanging other items, the max capacity is 8kg or 18lbs
  • With two independent control knobs, the specially designed ball-head can rotate 360°allowing you to get that perfect shot every time
  • Camera tripod can be detached to be monopod and converted into alpenstock when removing one leg
  • The standard 1/4 “screw of the quick release plate ensures the fast operational readiness of most digital device, such as DSLR, Canon/Nikon/Sony/Panasonic/camera, digital camera, DV, GoPro, iPhone, smartphone

Magnus VT-300 Video Tripod

Magnus VT-300 Video Tripod with Fluid Head
  • Portable Video Tripod System | Supports DSLRs, Small | Large Camcorders | 15 lb Weight Capacity, 64.3" Max Height | Built-In Pan/Tilt Video Head | Independent Pan and Tilt Locks
  • Quick-Release Camera Plate Included | Integrated Center-Column & Mid-Spreader
  • Two Leg Stages, Three Sections | Flip-Lock Leg Locks | Carry Case with Shoulder Strap Included
  • In The Box: VT-QRP30 Quick Release Plate for VT-300, 350 & 400 and VPH-20 Tripods, Pan Bar, Carry Case with Shoulder Strap, Limited 1 Year Manufacturer's Warranty
  • The tripod legs extend at two leg stages at the release of flip-locks. The legs feature replaceable rubber feet that provide grip on hard or slippery surfaces. An internal bubble level will help you position the tripod evenly on uneven ground. A carry case with a shoulder strap is included and will let you conveniently carry the tripod over your shoulder when you're travelling about."

  • Portable Video Tripod System | Supports DSLRs, Small | Large Camcorders | 15 lb Weight Capacity, 64.3″ Max Height | Built-In Pan/Tilt Video Head | Independent Pan and Tilt Locks
  • Quick-Release Camera Plate Included | Integrated Center-Column & Mid-Spreader
  • The tripod legs extend at two leg stages at the release of flip-locks. The legs feature replaceable rubber feet that provide grip on hard or slippery surfaces. An internal bubble level will help you position the tripod evenly on uneven ground

OMEi M5 Camera Tripod Lightweight Travel Tripod

ZOMEi M5 Camera Tripod Lightweight Travel Tripod Monopod 2 in 1 Portable Camera Tripod Stand with 360 Degree Ball Head, Remote Bluetooth and Phone Clip for Cameras, Smartphone
  • 【TRAVEL/OUTDOOR】13.78” compact storage size and easily carried with the bag. Tripod legs can be adjusted in three levels of opening angle to stabilize on varying grounds and incline levels. Suitable for travel or outdoor shooting.
  • 【FLEXIBLE】360°PANORAMA AND BALL JOINT: The specially designed ball-head can rotate 360° and get free angles, allowing you to get the perfect shot and amazing panorama every time.
  • 【CONVENIENT】ZOMEi M5 camera tripod is from 16.14" to 55” Flexible Adjustment. 4-section column legs with quick release flip-locks allow you to adjust the working height from 16.14” to 55" in seconds.
  • 【TRANSFORM】ZOMEi M5 tripod can be quickly disassembled with the central axis screw and transform into a monopod, providing an alternative way of shooting with ease.
  • 【PORTABLE】2.73lbs / 1.24kg tripod weight and 17.6lbs / 8kg maximum load weight. 13.78" in folded height and easy-carried. This tripod can make it the best companion of your DSLR cameras and withstand heavier load compared to similar products yet remain stable.

  • Tripod legs can be adjusted in three levels of opening angle to stabilize on varying grounds and incline levels. Suitable for travel or outdoor shooting
  • The specially designed ball-head can rotate 360° and get free angles, allowing you to get the perfect shot and amazing panorama every time
  • ZOMEi M5 tripod can be quickly disassembled with the central axis screw and transform into a monopod
  • 1.24kg tripod weight and 17.6lbs / 8kg maximum load weight

TARION Camera Aluminium Travel Tripod

TARION Camera Tripod Monopod 61in with Panorama Ball Head Aluminium Travel Tripod for DSLR Mirrorless Cameras Support Macro Shots Counter Weight 13lb Payload Lightweight 16.9" Foldable Size
  • 【360° Panorama Shooting】The 360° ball-head could realize panorama shooting with 2 knobs. Two built-in bubble levels could help check H & V level. Also equipped with 1/4" screw and compatible with 3/8 thread, which is compatible with Canon, Nikon, Sony DSLR, mirrorless cameras or selfie ring light for live streaming.
  • 【Support Macro Shots】The angle adjustable three legs and invert-setting available center column makes the camera tripod sufficient for high/low angle shooting.
  • 【4 Sections & 4 Heights】 Q550 camera tripod is produced with 4 sections and heights from 25.6" to 61.0", and the flip lock allows for locking the legs easily and stably. And the 16.9in storage size also allows for carrying out easily.
  • 【3 in 1 Tripod, Monopod and Alpenstock】3 Flip Locks on each leg make the camera tripod's setting up more quickly. One of the camera tripod legs with sponge covered can also be detached as a monopod or alpenstock.
  • 【Sturdy and Large load】The 2.0 in super long spring hook at the bottom of the axis would even hang a camera bag to improve the stability of the camera tripod.The 13lb Max Payload will hold most devices easily.

  • The 360° ball-head could realize panorama shooting with 2 knobs
  • The angle adjustable three legs and invert-setting available center column makes the camera tripod sufficient for high/low angle shooting
  • Camera tripod is produced with 4 sections and heights from 25.6″ to 61.0″, and the flip lock allows for locking the legs easily and stably
  • Super long spring hook at the bottom of the axis would even hang a camera bag to improve the stability of the camera tripod.The 13lb Max Payload will hold most devices easily