Posted this question in basics but nobody replied. Guess somebody here might know There are lot of threads on internet and photo forum regarding this but I am still confused. will be really helpful if some body gives an advice. I have two choices both manfrotto. 055xprob (133 USD) without head. A head would cost like another 100-150 dollars. 190dxb (different from 190xprob) (127 USD) with head. unable to get info on net. I guess this a old model. if somebody has this model would love to know how it is. I have a Nikon D90 with 18-105 and 50mm. should I buy 190dxb or just go with 055xprob and spend a little extra. I am not thinking about the money but spending another 100-150 would make no sense if both of them give u the same functionality. I like to take portraits and landscapes and I am 5'7". Please please please reply. I am really confused. I read so many threads and they say both of the tripods are good but I am unable to decide.