The Promaster Scout SC430K tripod is a good entry tripod that allows all of the flexibility you will need as an active shooter. It's legs have 4 sections that can be adjusted independently allowing you to get level quickly despite uneven terrain. The center column has a retractable hook enabling you to add weight, increasing the stability of the support in high winds. The tripod comes with a Scout ball head and a arca-swiss compatible quick release plate. This tripod has a maximum height of 70.25" and weighs in at only 4 lbs with the ball head attached.