Excerpt: Looking for a lightweight tripod? Are you thinking there are only two companies that can be relied on 100%? Then it's time to think again. Perhaps it's just down to a little education; well I know it was in my case.
Excerpt: Vanguard's Alta Pro 283CT is constructed from carbon fibre and weighs 1.7kg. Leg locks come in the form of twist type and these have been superbly designed in a durable rubber material, offering plenty of grip in the coldest conditions when you might be wearing a pair of gloves. Unscrew the locks fully and the smooth carbon leg sections slide out effortlessly.