1. Made of metal with strong durability and high stability. 2. 1/4-inch screw shoe plate is for DSLR cameras and camcorders, such as Canon, Nikon, Sony, etc. 3. This locking ball head makes adjusting your camera to nearly any position quick and easy. Simply loosen the knob, and rotate, tilt and pan your camera or camcorder with complete fluidity. 4. And when a 90-degree angle is desired, simply lower the platform into the notch. 5. Lightweight and portable, ideal for travel companion.