This monopod gives you lots of freedom of movement, but it also provides a stable base to work from when you need it. A monopod is great for sports and action photography, where you're constantly moving to stay on top of your subject. Combined with a smooth fluid head, this works great. The handle is covered in a soft material so that the monopod doesn't freeze
to your hands in the winter. It also has a wrist strap so you don't accidentally drop the monopod.