Photography News Issue 29 absolutephoto.com
At the Vanguard Among those leading the trend for Vanguard photo products are food shooter Rebecca Warbis and landscape expert Michael Carver
Products in brief
Xcenior 41T The Xcenior 41T is the jet-setting pro photographer’s choice. Ultra-secure, customisable and easy to use, this trolley complies with most airline’s hand luggage restrictions, plus it’s well padded, with a mesh inner bag and configurable hook and loop fasteners to keep kit in place. A padded sleeve keeps a laptop safe and there’s an accessory pouch for all those miscellaneous bits and pieces too.
Michael isn’t afraid to try his hand at all kinds of photography, but the beautiful scenery in the Scottish Highlands certainly inspires him. In summer he’s often to be found camped, with his VEO 37 shoulder bag and 265CB carbon-fibre travel tripod, by the side of a loch waiting for the right light. He’s equally happy to be covering a wedding day and shooting portraiture, ably
An avid photographer and foodie from a young age, Rebecca studied for a BA in commercial photography and shoots editorial and advertising images for many big brands – all using her Alta Pro 253CB 50 tripod of course. She’s also a published author, having written, photographed and art directed Date Night Cookbook , which was published last year, in both English
assisted by his ABEO Pro 283CGH carbon-fibre tripod, though. Through local camera clubs and Facebook forums, Michael shares his enthusiasm and knowledge for photography with others, including mentoring newbie photographers via the Facebook group Tea Break Tog Photography Chat.
and South Korean. She’s now working on more books. To find out how she does it, head to the Vanguard stand at The Photography Show next month at Birmingham’s NEC.
Supreme Series Airtight and waterproof down to five metres, Supreme Series cases are virtually indestructible. They’ll even withstand extreme temperatures, down to a chilly -40° and up to a simmering 95°C. A divider bag or customisable foam – your choice, quick-release latches and steel reinforced lock holders offer top-notch security. With automatic pressure equalisation valves and able to withstand 120kg of weight, Supreme Series cases will ensure camera gear always arrives in pristine condition.
Havana 33 One of the Havana Series of discreet, spacious and comfortable bags, the Havana 33 is a messenger bag that offers photographers a safe way to carry their kit on the city streets, along the promenade and down to the woods – without
compromising on access. Even
packed with kit it doesn’t
shout that it’s a camera bag, and it’s easily converted to an everyday messenger bag for those camera days off.
Endeavor range As well as its award-winning photo and video accessories, Vanguard is also a leading manufacturer of sporting optics and accessories. For example, the Endeavor ED II range of binoculars feature Hoya ED glass for super images even in low light, which is just what’s needed for watching wildlife at dawn or dusk. These magnesium alloy, waterproof and fog proof binoculars offer an ergonomic grip, lockable dioptre and rapid focus wheel.www.photographynews.co.uk
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