Designed to be portable, is a new collapsible system for propping up photographic backgrounds called the Giottos LCB 3-1.

Priced £129.99, the LCB 3-1 features four-section ?air-cushioned? stands and ?expandable? three-section telescopic crossbar.

The support can be adjusted up to 3.2m in height and is designed to carry cloth, paper or vinyl backgrounds, for example. These are not included.

The kit comes with a padded case with handles and shoulder strap.

For details call UK distributor Johnsons Photopia or visit