I use this all-round stand with my Sony DSC-HX50 (approx 280g ready) and this weight does not irritate even the viability of the tripod by far. By rubberized feet / joints it does not slip on smooth surfaces and holds perfectly on smooth rods. I always have the tripod with this, because it requires very little space, can be placed almost anywhere and with the ball head and portrait photos are possible. Another great thing is the quick release clip with which you aufclipt the camera in no time on the ball and with a push of a button can loosen it again. Dereinzige small weak point is that the GorillaPod is not necessarily recommended for long exposures, since the joints after setting up the tripod a little "detention". But that's what other stands - of course not at this price. Very good value for money!