Category Archives: Reviews

Vanguard 265CB Tripod

Vanguard invited me to review another tripod, this time from their premium carbon fibre Veo range. In the interest of full disclosure, I have no commercial or financial interest in, or other association with Vanguard and I have received no payment or reward for these reviews. This is a review of the Vanguard Veo 265CB…

  • Nick LeechJune 30, 2017 - 10:36 pm

    What is the height of the tripod without the centre column extended? I can’t find this info anywhere.

    How does this tripod compare with the Manfrotto Befree Carbon Tripod which is similar spec and price?

    The thickest part of the legs are 26mm diameter. What is diameter of the thinnest part (the lowest part)?

    When you extend the legs fully (but don’t raise the centre column) how rigid is the tripod? Thinking it might be less rigid (bottom part of legs thin and spindly) compared to a 4-section leg design.ReplyCancel

  • Daily alexaSeptember 4, 2017 - 4:31 pm

    Vanguard VEO 265CB comes together with a nice snug-fit pouch, the ball head, and Arca-Swiss compatible plate.ReplyCancel

Vanguard Alta Pro 283CT Tripod Review

On location review of the Vanguard Alta Pro 283CT carbon fibre tripod by Steve Walton. Coumeenoole, Slea Head, Dingle.  From my Wild Light Photography Tour of Kerry & Dingle in April 2016 A good tripod is a key component of my photographic equipment.  I have owned quite a few tripods over the years, invariably Gitzo…