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Vanguard gears up for travel Launching its most versatile tripod to date, the VEO 3T+ travel tripod is perfect for photographers on the move Guard your pennies Buy any Vanguard product from selected UK dealers in April to save 15%

The exquisite APO-Summicron-M 35mm f/2 ASPH lens is coming to town Leica’s most compact lens to date delivers strong performance at a classic focal length. The APO-Summicron-M 35mm f/2 ASPH can be used on any current or future M Series body, as well as Leica SL2 and SL2-S models. Its key features include a fast aperture, minimum focus of 30cm and good flare resistance. There’s also high edge-to-edge contrast rendition and light sensitivity, plus impressive bokeh. The lens is available for £6700. Sony has added four primes to its FE range: the FE 24mm f/2.8 G, FE 40mm f/2.5 G and FE 50mm f/2.5 G cost £650 each. It’s also released the FE 50mm f/1.2 G Master, costing £2100. Primed and ready Leica’s little gem

The VEO 3T+ travel tripod is the latest addition to Vanguard’s support range, featuring the Multi-Angle Central Column (MACC). It moves almost 360° multi-directionally in seconds, and the intuitive leg locks provide for three leg angles (20°, 50° and 80°) at the push of a button. This ensures easy transitioning between macro settings down low and normal shooting up to a height of 156cm. For added versatility, the MACC accepts the supplied MA-1 mount for extra kit attachments. One leg unscrews, becoming a monopod that extends up to 1.6m. Finally, the whole tripod folds down to just 46cm. There’s also a pair of innovative dual-axis ball heads, compatible with Arca plates. The VEO BH-110S and VEO BH-160S boast an extra pan function on the quick-release plate mount and maximum load capacities of up to 15kg. The Vanguard VEO 3T+ travel tripod and dual-axis ball heads go on sale 17 May, starting from £219.99. Purchasing from an authorised UK dealer inMay or June makes you eligible for 10% cashback.

Get a 15% discount off Vanguard bags, tripods and binoculars at selected UK dealers. Use the discount code, V-EASTER, when you check out – the code remains valid until 3 May 2021. For the full list of retailers, as well as the terms and conditions, visit the website. uk/easter-savings

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