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VANGUARD Alta Pro tripod wins TIPA award, Best Accessory 2009

Whitmore Lake, MI – VANGUARD, one of the global leaders in high-quality photographic accessories, today announced it has won its Alta Pro tripod earned a TIPA award for Best Accessory 2009.

The best imaging products of 2009 were voted on by the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) General Assembly held in early April in Budapest, Hungary. The editors of 25 of the top photo magazines from 10 European countries selected the best imaging products of the year. Alta Pro Series tripod was voted the "Best Accessory 2009", for its advanced flexibility and stability.

"The TIPA award brings to light the great quality and innovative design of our products,” said Anne Lee, VANGUARD CEO and co-founder. “We’re proud to stand among the imaging industry's strongest and most well-known global brands in receiving TIPA's annual prestigious honors."



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