The Dolica AX680P104 is the taller 68" tripod and pan head version of Dolicas best selling tripod AX620B100 tripod. With many features of top tier brands ata fraction of the price, the AX680P104 is an excellent value for amateurs andprofessionals. The AX680P104 is upgraded from the AX620B100 by havingstronger structural rigidity thanks to its taller 68" stance. Also the 68" height isbetter suited for individuals 6' and taller. The AX680P104 is a great option of those that need to advantages of pan head like precise control of camera inone direction. Also a pan head is ideal for macro shots and large technicalcameras where the pan handle is allows for precise movement. Finally theAX680P104 is great for larger cameras and DSLRS since it supports up to 15.4lbs.