The best mini tripods for capturing high-quality photos and video

The perfect travel companion.

GoPro on a travel tripod
Better shots. Anywhere.Frame Harirak via Unsplash

Want to take plenty of pictures on your next trip but refuse to bog down your bag with clunky equipment? Invest in one of these portable tripods, which are super lightweight, easy to transport, and seamless to set up. Bring on all the cute selfies and memorable group shots.

Phone tripod, UBeesize Portable and Adjustable Camera Stand Holder with Wireless Remote and Universal Clip
Snap pictures from 30 feet away.Amazon

Set up your phone on this ultra lightweight tripod and you’ll be shooting selfies and group shots in no time. The no-slip design means that the equipment will stay steady during photoshoots and a wireless remote allows you to capture your shot from up to 30 feet away. Feel free to use this one with GoPros and webcams.

Neewer 20 inches/50 Centimeters Portable Compact Desktop Macro Mini Tripod with 360 Degree Ball Head
Enlarge and collapse at your leisure.Amazon

You can easily adjust the size of this tripod from 9.1 inches to 19.7 inches, depending on your needs. The 360 degree swivel allows you to capture panoramic video and an included carry bag makes the tripod easy to transport between locations.

Manfrotto PIXI Mini Tripod, Black (MTPIXI-B)
Capture steady videos.Amazon

This mini tripod features a comfy handgrip, which makes shooting photos and videos on-the-go all the more simple. A perfect companion for travel adventures, the compact design offers secure footing thanks to its rubber feet and panoramic rotation for sweeping shots.

Ulanzi MT-08 Extension Pole Tripod
Get ready for your close-up.Amazon

Traveling alone but want to snap plenty of pictures of yourself? The Ulanzi tripod can be easily transformed into a selfie stick, allowing you to capture all the photos you want without having to beg a stranger. The tripod folds into a compact 15cm, and can be stored in an included silicon mat.