Monopods are surprisingly useful. Seriously! We know from experience that once you own a monopod, it's something you just can't live without. Why? Here are some examples: Say you're on an outing where you need just a little lightweight stability, such as a wedding, sports event, or graduation; the MeFOTO WalkAbout Monopod is made for precisely that, walking about while taking photos or video without the hassle of setting up a tripod. And if strolling is on your agenda, it converts to a walking stick!