Tripods sometimes can be very uncomfortable to carry with you – they simply take much space. Also setting them up can take a while.
Just discovered this ZipShot light weight, compact tripod that you can set-up almost instantly.
Of course it may not be as stable as regular tripods but for it works for majority of tasks you may have taking pictures. It is also great for traveling as it doesn’t take much space.
You can buy it on Amazon.
Here is how it looks like and works: