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Benro offers more support Imaging specialist introduces two compact products for photographers

Arca-compatible head that features two 1/4in mounts; meaning you can add the flex legs to hold an LED. The Tablepod Flex kit costs £140. Benro also released the Koalapod, a flexible minipod for mobile devices and compact cameras. The KP1 includes tripod, quick-lock clamp, locking ring and carry bag, priced at £35. For £10 more, the KP1K kit adds a smartphone holder and five legs.

The Benro Tablepod Flex has rigid, carbon-fibre legs with three angles – mount your camera almost at ground level. Stored in each carbon leg is a flex leg, which can be used on their own or with the carbon legs, and are flexible enough to wrap around a pole or fence, for example. The Tablepod is 30.5cm in length and weighs 430g, coming with an

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extend to 155cm and have a max load rating of 12kg. Each pod comes with a low-angle adapter, rubber and spiked feet, a Bluetooth remote control and Arca-compatible ball head, the VEO BP-50T or BP-120T. The lightweight VEO Range 32M sells for £69.99 and has the benefits of modern design and materials. It fits

Just in time for summer ventures, Vanguard is giving away a VEO Range 32M shoulder bag when a VEO 3T travel tripod is purchased. The VEO 3T tripod is available in four models: the 235ABP, 235CBP, 265HABP and 265HCBP, two carbon, two alloy, starting from £179.99. The smaller models fold down to 41cm,

a small DSLR or mirrorless with lens attached, one or two extra lenses, flash and accessories, and a tablet. Front straps make transporting a travel tripod effortless. Purchase a VEO 3T by 30 June from any authorised UK dealer and claim your free bag by 14 July 2022.

Leica’s tough paint job

Vanguard’s clamp delight

The Leica Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH is finished in a special matte black paint that is scratch-resistant, but discrete. This lens, unlike the standard 28mm Summicron, also has an integral lens hood which extends with a quick twist. The new optic is Specialist paint gives Leica’s latest lens a rugged finish

UK photo brand builds on its growing collection of useful kit

3/8in), allowing the addition of any support arm. A third 1/4in threaded hole on the opposite side of the locking knob and each hole integrates bayonet slots on both sides. The VEO CP-46 weighs 130g, takes a load of 1.5kg and costs £59.99, while the CP-65 weighs 160g, bears a 2.5kg load and is £69.99. They are available now.

VEO CP-46 and CP-65 clamps from Vanguard feature reinforced durability and portability, making them perfect for everyday use and travelling light. When partnered with a support arm – for example, the VEO TSA DLX – the Vanguard clamps transform almost any surface into a base. At the end of each clamp sit two threaded holes (1/4in and

available now at £3750.

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