Best tripods 2023: For astrophotography, landscapes and more

The best tripods for astrophotography are absolutely essential to get sharp images but they are also valuable for any kind of long-exposure photography, or other scenarios where cameras must remain stationary such as shooting video.

The best camera tripods will be easy to use, lightweight, fold up small and give enough height when fully extended to aid with composition. They should also remain rock solid throughout shooting stills or video.