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Vanguard Alta Pro 253CT
9.1 out of 10

Vanguard Alta Pro 253CT

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Overall 4
4.0

Honeymoon Is Over

iMike, Cameta
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: I wanted something lightweight for traveling and this seemed to be ideal. Worked fine for about a year and now the leg spread has lost the tension and the legs just flap around when not planted on the ground. Yes, I have tightened the adjustments to a point where the wrench is about to break.
  • Pros: Lightweight
  • Cons: Flimsy Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Carbon Fiber Tripod by Vanguard

Ranger Dan, B&H Photo
30 July 2015
  • Excerpt: Bought this tripod to use on location shoots that I fly too. Weight and size are an issue for checking bagage. The tripod is great for all the different positions you can configure it to. It is really light compared to my aluminum Gitzo.
  • Pros: Compact, Easy to Use, Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

Very good light weigt tripod

Mtwo, B&H Photo
1 June 2015
  • Excerpt: There are big compromises between light and rigid where tripods are concerned. I tried a few at my local shop and found them rather willowy when extended but they were light. This guy is not the lightest but it is one of the steadiest at its fighting weight.
  • Pros: Compact, Durable, Lightweight
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Overall 10
10

Great Carbon Fiber Tripod

Scott W, B&H Photo
24 January 2014
  • Excerpt: I have several carbon fiber tripods. Some I have paid triple what this one cost. I can say the build is every bit as good as my others. This is a light tripod great for everyday shooting.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Lightweight, Quick Set Up, Sturdy
  • Cons: None at this time
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Overall 10
10

Exactly

ChainsofPace, B&H Photo
2 January 2014
  • Excerpt: What l wanted, strong, lightweight, adaptable. I do slit of landscape and street photography and not able to carry a lot of weight and this tripod does the trick
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Overall 10
10

Why did i wait?

Arno, B&H Photo
18 December 2013
  • Excerpt: Should have purchased sooner. I have purchased several different tripods, keeping cost down. combined I have spent the same amount and have three dogs. I should have made the leap for this unit a long time ago. Very light weight, solid and easy to use. Lives up to the description.
  • Pros: Compact, Durable, Easy to Use, Good Accesories, Good Case, Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

I would buy this product again.

DM, Adorama
6 August 2013
  • Excerpt: I bought this tripod to replace a sturdy but heavy metal tripod. I would not have believed how such a light tripod could provide such steady support and also be so versatile.
  • Pros: Folds Small, Good Stability, Lightweight, Unfolds Quickly
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Overall 10
10

as advertised

Marcus Andreus, B&H Photo
26 June 2013
  • Excerpt: Have had it for a month now. Bought it with a sirui head and the combo is great. I'm 6'2 and have to stoop a little if I don't extend the post, but it's very comfortable. Very sturdy despite light weight.
  • Pros: Good Stability, Lightweight, Unfolds Quickly
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Overall 10
10

Extremely pleased with this tripod!

Romany, Adorama
30 November 2012
  • Excerpt: This is not a travel tripod, but is lightweight and strong enough to be used for shots of wildlife; it is also excellent in the studio for portraits or macro shots. I'm very pleased with it. The ball head will hold a 300mm lens firmly, but a larger head or a gimble is recommended for longer lens.
  • Pros: Folds Small, Good Stability, Lightweight, Unfolds Quickly
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Overall 10
10

Product is excellent.

Joanie B, WEX
31 May 2015
  • Summary: Ideal for me. Bad back and arthritic hands need easy to work legs/levers etc. this is great to use, saves bending - particularly with an articulated screen on my camera.Very happy indeed.
  • Pros: Durable, Great Features, Light-easy To Carry, Light To Carry, Lightweight, Twist Locks Are Easy
  • Cons: Instructions-too Small, Takes Time To Understand
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