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Latest Photography Products From Vanguard - Visit Vanguard at the Focus on Imaging show to see their latest line-up of products.
Products on show will include:
- BBH Ball Heads
- GH-200 Pistol Grip Ball Head
- Xcenior Bags Series
- Kinray Bags Series
- Abeo Tripods Series
- New Nivelo Tripods
No matter the camera’s position, its Rapid Level System enables photographers to guide their camera to be perfectly level with the base, quickly and efficiently. When the level position is attained, BBH holds the camera in place. This, coupled with use of its two bubble levels to ensure a perfectly level base, enables accurate 360-degree panoramic photography and videography.
The ball also boasts a scratch-free, oxidized surface for ultra-smooth movement. BBH can be positioned at accurate 90-degree angles in one second. Other features include two bubble levels, a ¼ to 3/8 inch adaptor on the base and a universal standard clamp that enables quick shoe movement but holds securely in place.
BBH is available in three sizes (BBH-100, BBH-200 and BBH-300) at street prices of €199-289 (prices may differ depending on each country VAT rates).
The GH-200 features the Grip Position Release System with an industry-leading pistol grip-style handle, which rotates 360 degrees and enables you to unlock, reposition and lock gear into place with ease. The head allows adjustments which are smooth and can be made one-handed, meaning the user can be making adjustments to the lens with their other hand. The handle can be quickly and easily positioned at any angle, too, without the need for tools or dismantling. Depression of the handle allows 360-degrees of panning movement and -32 to +90-degrees of side-to-side tilt and -8 to +90-degree back to front tilt movement all round. It instantly locks into place with simple release of the handle.
The new ball head's other features include its Friction Control System which allows photographers to modify the level of friction on the ball to accommodate changing equipment weight, such as switching to heavier lenses. The anodized centre ball allows for fluid movement and it also has a bubble level located beside the quick shoe plate for balance. An accurate panoramic base, offering 72 point rotation with gentle click-in-place positioning that moves the camera 5 degrees per click and prevents jumps in shots to ensure a perfect 360-degree panorama.
GH-200 has a street price of €229 (prices may differ depending on each country VAT rates).
The Xcenior Series shoulder bags are customisable with dividers which feature hook-and-loop fasteners. Numerous pockets can be found on the outside and inside of the bag and a side-hanging system enables photographers to attach lens cases and pouches from Vanguard's ICS collection. The bags also come with a rain cover and an accessory pouch.
An anti-slip strap evenly distributes weight on the shoulder and its innovative padded T-shaped handle provides reliable support.
Xcenior shoulder bag is available in three different sizes at a street prices of €259.90 to €349.90 (Prices may differ depending on each country VAT rates).
The Xcenior trolly is airline carry-on friendly* that's secure, customisable and easy to use. It features a well-padded and a mesh inner lid keeps gear in place, is completely configurable with hook-and-loop fasteners and comes with an accessory pouch and combination lock.
A laptop stays well protected in a padded sleeve and a tripod can be attached to the front or side of the bag with the supplied straps.
Oversized wheels enable smooth rolling and moulded feet provide great stability. A strong trolley handle extends and collapses with ease. Three handles enable users to conveniently load it into airplane overhead compartments. Its extendable handle is thick and moves smoothly.
Xcenior Trolley bag is available in three sizes at street prices of €219.90 - 299.90 (prices may differ depending on each country VAT rates).
*except for the largest model. Airline carry-on regulations are subject to change and vary by airline and country. To meet the requirements, you may need to remove laptops, tripod holders and attachments. Call your airline or visit its website for current size and weight restrictions.
It features removable dividers to securely hold a spotting scope and DSLR camera for digiscoping or DSLR camera and attached telephoto lens.
A raincover gives your gear extra protection and you can access your equipment quickly and easily from the front of the bag.
The shoulder strap's length can be adjusted, it features a chest harness and the back is made from breathable fabric to keep you dry. There's also a tripod holder and zippered pockets keep smaller items secure.
Two lower front straps hold larger accessories such as sleeping bags or jackets and smaller accessories such as pouches can be clipped onto the side loops of the bag.
Kinray is available in green or purple in three sizes (two in two-strap, backpack style and one in sling bag style) at street prices of €149.90 - 249.90 (prices may differ depending on each country VAT rates).
Abeo’s strong legs support a heavy loading weight while maintaining a lighter overall weight than competitive tripods with similar loading capacities. Its legs securely adjust to 25, 50 and 80-degree angles with an ergonomic, ultra-fast release button. Quick-flip leg locks enable fast setup and are tension adjustable.
Its panning handle can easily be positioned on the left or right side for convenient, comfortable use by both left and right-handed people. It also features a two-section short column for easy-to-set-up low-angle photography and filming.
For outdoor shooting, Abeo has rubber feet that convert to large spikes for rough terrain and thick foam on its legs to enable a secure grip even in wet weather. It boasts a hexagonshaped central column for greater security and a large bubble level on its canopy. It has a 1/4 and 3/8” camera screw interface.
Abeo is available in five models at street prices of €289 - 329 (prices may differ depending on each country VAT rates).
Their innovative open canopy lets users invert the Quick Fold Central Column to get great close-up shots. Their strong 24- mm diameter legs can be individually positioned at 25 and 50-degree angles for steady use on uneven terrain. Their legs lock and unlock by simply turning the feet and they collapse in one second.
These stylish, new generation tripods are perfect for popular compact mirrorless, interchangeable lens cameras and small DSLRs up to 6.6 lbs/3kg. Other features include shock-absorbing contoured rubber feet, a bubble level and an anti-spin central column.
The Nivelo tripods will be available in shops at €149 (Nivelo 244BK) and €159 (Nivelo 245BK) (prices may differ depending on each country VAT rates).
More Vanguard ProductsYou'll also be able to get hands-on with popular Vanguard products such as the Heralder bag series, Auctus Plus tripods, the Alta Pro 263AGH tripod, SBH ball heads, Endeavor ED binoculars series, Spirit ED binoculars series and the Endeavor Spotting Scopes series.
Visit Vanguard for more information.