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ON THE ROAM Benro’s Induro Hydra 2 is ideal for travel and nature

WORTH £450

also dust resistant and oversized, so no need to remove gloves when it gets cold. Plus, you don’t have to carry extra equipment, as there are three built-in Allen keys for adjusting leg tension, set and accessory screw. Stability provided by a tripod also makes images easy to stitch back together when editing in post. Benro has ensured that the Hydra 2 is balanced at any angle. The three- step, independent and adjustable leg spread is engineered to provide lower angles and maximum

TRIPODS CAN PROVE the difference between a blurred image and razor-sharp one, while providing creativity and freedom. Water is the added complication when shooting outdoors, especially

in the UK! Benro built the Induro Hydra 2 tripod for these occasions. One crucial feature is its waterproofing. Leg locks and feet are ready to brave the elements and perform well enough to be immersed in the sea, with no debilitating debris. Manufactured using eight-layer carbon-fibre tubing, the Benro Induro Hydra 2 is 60% stronger than conventional alloy tripods. Metal twist locks can be deployed in challenging environments, with maximum functionality. They are

reliability, wherever you go. Aided by interchangeable rubber feet and stainless-steel spikes, you can position the tripod on any terrain with confidence. The Hydra 2 is travel-friendly. With its reverse-folding design, the tripod packs down to an impressive 42.4cm. And, surprisingly, reaches a maximum height of 153cm when the centre column is fully extended. An oversized locking collar makes it easy to secure the central column in any vertical position. Additional qualities include built-in bubble level, an attached weight hook to maximise tripod stability and accessory mount for further flexibility. Go wherever your shot takes you with the Benro Hydra 2.

This is the 100th issue of Photography News . To celebrate, we are giving readers the opportunity to win a Benro Induro Hydra 2. Don’t miss out on this exclusive chance to get your hands on a strong, durable tripod from a world-leading brand. Go to page 43 for more.

SPECS ›  Waterproof Yes ›  Max load 17kg

›  Max height 153cm ›  Folded size 42.4cm ›  Bubble level Yes ›  Feet Rubber (one foot has a hex key), metal spikes supplied ›  Weight 1.5kg

“The Induro Hydra 2 is 60% stronger than conventional alloy tripods”




For the new generation, meet the Tenba DNA 13 DSLR Messenger

A dual-sided weather wrap, rain cover offers a further layer of protection. Silver on one side to reflect the sun and black on the other for a discreet look. Tenba gives you peace of mind to protect your gear, whatever the weather. Impressive reflectivity is on offer with two-tone colourways. The superior matte finish provides a fresh look, while dark-grey ripstop fabric gives a rich internal aesthetic. A ‘stealth’ reflective panel features on the front flap to increase safety and visibility at night – most useful in the city while walking, riding bikes, scooters or mopeds. The DNA 13 fits a mirrorless or DSLR camera, with three to five lenses up to 70-200mm, plus flash

WHETHER YOU ARE a fair-weather photographer or can’t resist braving the elements, everyone needs a bag to see them through. Tenba presents the DNA 13 DSLR Messenger Bag – a shoulder bag with loads of potential, that’s been inspired by the bike messengers of New York. Coated on both the exterior and interior, the DNA 13 DSLR Messenger uses cutting-edge, Helix all-weather fabric technology for the best water-resistance that Tenba has ever made. The TPU-coated and seam-sealed base is completely waterproof on the bottom 1.5 inches (3.8cm) of the bag, so you can safely put it down on any wet surface, even for extended periods of time.

and accessories – along with 13in laptop and 11in tablet. Win a Tenba DNA 13 DSLR Messenger Bag of your own in our huge prize giveaway. Find out all the details on page 43. SPECS ›  Weight 1.18kg ›  Outside dimensions (wxhxd) 36x28x17cm ›  Inside dimensions (wxhxd) 33x27x13cm ›  Capacity Mirrorless or DSLR camera with three to five lenses ›  Laptop/tablet 13in laptop and 11in tablet

WORTH £139


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