Vanguard VEO 235AB Tripod Review
by Sal Cincotta of Shutter Magazine
When it comes to tripods, prices and quality can be all over the board. Each brand and product line is typically made for a specific purpose. I don't know about you, but with all of the travel involved in my business, the last thing I want is to be lugged down with more and more gear. Our camera bags are heavy enough. So, when I add something new to my bag, weight is always a key factor.
With weight, comes the perception of quality. Well, Vanguard hit a home run with this portable tripod. The VEO 235AB provides strong leg locks and a great load capacity -- things we should all be conscious of when it comes to our expensive cameras and lenses. You spend thousands of dollars on your camera equipment, make sure you get a set of sticks that can support the fragile payload.
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Salvatore Cincotta is an international award-winning photographer, author, speak, and educator who travels the world to document cherished moments in the lives of his clients. With partner Taylor Cincotta, Sal Cincotta Photography's images have been featured in magazines around the world, as they continue to innovate and reinvent their creative style. More recently, Sal and Taylor won an unprecedented 17 awards at the largest international photography competition (WPPI) in Las Vegas, proving they are among the most elite and sought after photographers in the world.
In addition to shooting, Sal is a writer and the publisher of a free photography magazine Shutter Magazine, a leading industry magazine focused on photography training and education.