FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 16th, 2012
Amplis Foto Appointed New Canadian Distributor for Vanguard Tripods and Bags!
Amplis Foto is pleased to announce that they are the new Canadian Distributor for Vanguard tripods and bags. Vanguard, started in the photo accessory business in 1986 and has grown from a single manufacturing facility in Asia to a global corporation today. With headquarters in Guangdong, China, Vanguard has successful distribution, sales and administrative branches world wide – including Japan, China, India, Singapore, Europe, Australia, South Africa, the United States and now Amplis Foto in Canada!
Hayley Ohlig, President of Amplis Foto says “We are very pleased to working with such a passionate, innovative company as Vanguard. Their attention to detail in their product design and construction is clearly a very high priority and we are very proud to be a part of bringing that to the Canadian market.”
Evidence of this commitment can be seen in the many new award winning products Vanguard has introduced to the market.
- 2008: Introduced Alta+ tripods, known as the world’s lightest and most compact high-quality tripods
- 2009: Introduced Alta Pro tripods and earned a TIPA Award (Technical Image Press Association) for the best Accessory 2009
- 2010: Introduced UP-Rise expandable camera bags, Skyborne camera backpacks, and GH-100 pistol grip ball head.
- UP-Rise camera bags earn a TIPA Award (Technical Image Press Association) for Best Photo Bag 2010;
- Alta Pro 283CT tripod earns Red Dot International Design Award;
- Skyborne and GH-100 win Japanese Good Design Awards;
- GH-100 is named Outstanding Product of 2010 by Popular Photography magazine.
- 2011: Introduced Auctus Plus and Auctus professional tripods. Auctus Plus 323CT tripod earns a TIPA Award (Technical Image Press Association) for Best Tripod 2011
- Skyborne earns a TIPA Award (Technical Image Press Association) for Best Photo Bag 2011
- Auctus Plus/GH100 ball head combination wins an IDEA Silver Award from the Industrial Designers Society of America
Vanguard offers a full line of tripods and monopods from entry level aluminum models aimed at the budding photographer all the way through to professional carbon fibre models. Vanguard also covers the full range of bags including backpacks, shoulder bags, slings, rolling cases and hard shell waterproof models
Vanguard products are distributed in Canada by Amplis Foto Inc.