The Gitzo traveller tripod is a headless, ultra-compact, 5-section tripod with an 180° leg folding system. Thanks to the reverse folding legs, this Gitzo Traveler Series 1 tripod can fold up to 35.6 cm - slightly longer than a ruler! And with the centre column extended, the maximum working height of 137.9 cm is a dream for any landscape photographer. But, how long can it go? For macro or low-angle shooting, the tripod can get down to 19.6 cm and is able to support 10 kg worth of gear.

Brand: Gitzo
Product Code: GIGT1555T
R 10,195.00
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The Gitzo GT1555T Series 1 carbon fibre traveller tripod is a headless, ultra-compact, 5-section tripod with an 180° leg folding system, which enables its legs to reverse-fold around the centre column. The Gitzo Traveler Series 1 tripod weighs 1.03 kg, extends to a height of 138 cm and holds up to 10 kg of gear. It is recommended for use with 135mm lenses (200mm max.). With is included short centre column inserted, the tripod gets down to 20 cm for low-angle or macroMACROProducing photographs that render extreme close-ups of extremely small subjects like insects, hence its popularity among nature photographers. It requires using a macro lens with a large reproduction (magnification) ratio of at least 1:1, which renders a subject larger than life size. Macro lenses are capable of focussing at extremely short distances (some as little as a few centimetres), allowing the photographer to get very close to the subject. shots.

The tripod’s legs are made of Carbon eXact tubing for superior strength and stiffness in a slimmer size and feature the “Traveler G-lock” - a travel-size version of Gitzo’s G-lock, specifically designed to ensure security in reduced size. Its specially-designed compact rubber feet can easily be replaced if necessary. The Gitzo GT1555T has a 1/4″ and 3/8″ top attachment to easily attach heads or other accessories and comes with its own shoulder strap for comfortable carrying.


  • Load capacity: 10 kg
  • Max height: 137.9 cm
  • Min height: 19.6 cm
  • Folded height: 35.6 cm
  • Leg sections: 5
  • Weight: 1 kg
  • Reverse-folding legs
  • Traveler G-lock
  • Short centre column
  • Shoulder strap


Carbon fibre
Leg Segments
Locking System
Center Column
Extended Height w/o Column
120.9 cm
Lowest Usable Height
19.6 cm
Folded Length
35.6 cm
Maximum Load Capacity
10 kg
1 kg
Feet Type

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What's in the box?

  • Gitzo GT1555T Series 1 Traveler Carbon Fiber Tripod
  • 3x Rubber Feet
  • Shoulder Strap

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