My Vanguard Tripod

Posted: February 9, 2016 in Uncategorized
As a macro photographer I need a tripod that has the ability to maneuver my camera into all kinds of angles, and also be able to get my camera right down on the ground if I need.  The Vanguard Alta Pro 263AT is the perfect tripod for accomplishing this task.
This tripod has great stability and flexibility, enabling more angle possibilities than ever before. Its innovative Multi-Angle Central Column (MACC) System allows users to move the central column from zero to 180-degree angles in variable vertical and horizontal positions making macro-photography and special wide-angle shots a breeze.
The Instant Swivel Stop-n-Lock (ISSL) System securely repositions the central column in one simple movement, in just a few seconds, while maintaining the tripod’s stability. Other features include advanced camera vibration and shock control, legs that adjust to 25, 50 and 80-degree angles. Non-slip, spiked rubber feet for changing terrains and a removable hook for hanging camera accessories. Alta Pro 263AT is aluminum alloy and has quick-flip leg locks.
The next best thing about this tripod is it’s price, it’s very affordable at only $149. Tripod only, heads are sold separately.
Check it out here.





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  1. Doug Berg says:

    A great tripod. I love mine. Bought it on your recommendation a few years ago.

  2. hippiwomyn68 says:

    Thanks, Mike…this is extremely helpful! I’ve been refusing to use a tripod, because mine is just a (fairly) basic one that doesn’t allow me much flexibility. With one like the Vanguard, though, i think i could actually manage it, improving my photos, most significantly through allowing me to work with lower ISOs. This is definitely going on my wish list! One suggestion…where you mention the price, you might want to consider mentioning that the head is sold separately.

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