Vanguard Launches ‘Tripod Required’ Photo Contest

May 8, 2012 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions | 1 Comment |
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Vanguard USA has launched a Facebook photo competition entitled, ‘Tripod Required.’ From now through May 23, visitors to Vanguard’s Facebook page can enter the contest by clicking on the Tripod Required Photo Contest tab and uploading the best image they have taken that couldn’t have been captured without the use of a tripod. Examples of “Tripod Required” photography include, but aren’t limited to, HDR, long exposure, panoramic, and macro photography. The winner will be awarded a grand prize package worth more than $500 in Vanguard gear, featuring an Alta Pro 263AGH tripod with pistol grip ball head, The Heralder 38 messenger camera bag, and other photo-video accessories.

Website: Vanguard on Facebook

Vanguard Press Release

Vanguard launches ‘Tripod Required’ photo contest

Winner to receive prize package worth more than $500

WHITMORE LAKE, Mich.—Vanguard USA Inc., global leader in photo-video accessories, today announced the launch of its ‘Tripod Required’ Facebook photography contest.

From now through May 23, visitors to Vanguard’s page at http://www.facebook.com/VanguardPhotoUS can enter the contest by clicking on the Tripod Required Photo Contest tab and uploading the best image they have taken that couldn’t have been captured without the use of a tripod. Examples of “Tripod Required” photography include, but aren’t limited to, HDR, long exposure, panoramic, and macro photography.

After the initial entry period, Vanguard USA will choose five finalists, and the public will be invited to vote for the winning image from May 25 through 31. The finalist receiving the most votes will be named the winner of the contest and awarded a grand prize package worth more than $500 in Vanguard gear, featuring an Alta Pro 263AGH tripod with pistol grip ball head, The Heralder 38 messenger camera bag, and other photo-video accessories.

“Today’s DSLRs help with camera shake and low light, but there are still plenty of amazing images you just can’t get without a tripod,” said Eric Gallippo, a spokesman for Vanguard USA. “For National Photo Month, we wanted to do something fun that also reminded photographers just how useful tripods are.”

Full contest details and rules are available on the Tripod Required Photo Contest Tab on the Vanguard Photo US Facebook page.

ABOUT THE PRIZES

Alta Pro 263AGH
Quite possibly the most flexible tripod/ball head pair in the world, Alta Pro 263AGH is everything you need for out-of-this-world photography.

Featuring:
* Multi-angle center column that moves from 0 to 180 degrees
* Legs that individually adjust to 25, 50, and 80 degree angles
* Pistol grip ball head for simple, one-handed camera positioning

The Heralder 38
The Heralder 38 is a great looking, fast-action messenger style camera bag that carries plenty of gear comfortably and securely.

Featuring
*Quick-top access for instant gear retrieval
* Removable inner pouch for seamless use as everyday messenger bag
* Tripod holder
* Deluxe, anti-slip strap with thick padding and even weight distribution
* Laptop compartment for up to 15”

Other accessories
* CK6N1 lens cleaning kit
* MCC 21 memory card holder
* MCC 22 memory card holder

To learn more about Vanguard USA and its product line, visit http://www.vanguardworld.com or call (800) 875-3322.

About VANGUARD
Since 1986, VANGUARD has provided photographers around the world with innovative, high-quality tripods, monopods, ball heads, pan heads, bags, cases, optics and other photography accessories. With ISO 9001 and 14001-certified facilities and hundreds of design patents, VANGUARD has earned a solid reputation that spans the world. VANGUARD products are available through its extensive global dealer and distribution network. For more information about VANGUARD products, visit http://www.vanguardworld.com.



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#1 Mark

Is this a worldwide contest or just for the USA?

6:26 pm - Thursday, May 10, 2012