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Carry a camera tripod in your pocket

on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
Posted in: Camera Gear, News

You’ll always have a tripod when you need it if you carry a Bottle Cap Tripod in your pocket.  The bottom is a stretchy, rubber socket that fits on the top of most any kind of water or soda bottle.  The top is a standard tripod mount that works with any camera with a tripodRead More…


Tablet atop a tripod – my screen’s bigger than your screen

By: Leah Hallett
on Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 is offering the Tablet / iPad Holder / Mount w/ Adapter Ready for Camera Tripod that transforms your tablet into a tripod-mounted camera with an extra-large viewing screen.  Taking photos of family and friends from a tripod inevitably leads to a small crowd of eyeballs glaring down on the tiny camera LCD screen to review the pictures; everyone wants to checkRead More…

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Get maximum effort from the Pixi Mini Tripod

on Monday, July 29th, 2013
Posted in: Camera Gear, News

I consider myself an amateur photographer. As such, I have a mid-level digital camera. I also have a rather heavy and bulky tripod that I lug around from time to time, but what I really need is a small portable tabletop tripod that I can throw in my camera bag. The PIXI Mini Tripod fromRead More…

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Y didn’t I think of that – Giotto’s YTL Series Premium Tripod

on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013
Posted in: Camera Gear, News

If you love your photography then you’ll know that sometimes a tripod is a must have.  But they’re such a pain to carry around and often too bulky to conveniently take with you just in case you need it.  Well Giottos has just released their YTL Premium Series of tripods. By using a Y-shaped centreRead More…


Gerber Steady Multi-Tool also serves as a tripod

on Thursday, December 6th, 2012

The Steady Multi-tool from Gerber has the components you’d expect in a pocket tool like this.  It has stainless steel components, fine-edge and serrated blades, screwdrivers (micro and medium flats, square cross), needlenose pliers, wire cutter, and bottle opener.  It also has an unexpected function – a couple of legs that fold out and an adjustableRead More…

SOLOSHOT – Get yourself in the action

on Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Can’t find a camera person willing to film all your heroic exploits?  SOLOSHOT has you covered. The SOLOSHOT sits between your camera and tripod (included) and uses a wireless waterproof armband to track its subject.  It’s capable of rotating 360 degrees with a maximum pan speed of 40 degrees per second. Range is up toRead More…


Put Yourself in the Picture with ClickStik

on Monday, August 6th, 2012

The new ClickStik Bluetooth Remote and Camera Stand from Dexim combines an iOS app and a tripod stand for the iPhone 4/4S or iPod with a Bluetooth remote control.  The free app (which also works with the iPad) works with both the front and back cameras on your iOS device to zoom, edit, capture andRead More…


Smooth Panning with the iStabilizer Dolly

on Thursday, July 19th, 2012
Posted in: Camera Gear, News

Make panning and tracking shots with your smartphone or POV camera smooth with the iStabilizer Dolly.  Approximately 8” W x 3” H x 5” D  (20.5 x 7.5 x13 cm) with an  11″ adjustable arm, the mount expands to accept devices up to 2.75″ (7cm) wide.  It weighs in at 1.25 lbs and will acceptRead More…


Joby Gorillapod Hybrid Review

on Wednesday, July 18th, 2012
Posted in: Camera Gear, Reviews

I love taking night or long exposure photos; however, keeping your camera still is always the issue. There are tips and tricks to hand-hold and steady your camera, but often with long exposures, they’re still not good enough. Yes, if you’re planning your photo session, you could carry a full size tripod with you.  However,Read More…


YOUBIQ’s Gymbl Pro Grip and Tripod for iPhone 4 and 4S

on Monday, December 19th, 2011

The iPhone 4 has a pretty good camera, so you can get some nice shots.  But you’ve got to admit, it can be a bit slippery to hold while you’re taking a picture.  It’s also too narrow to sit on its own, so you can’t set it on the table to steady the camera, andRead More…


Tiltpod Camera Support – Not a tripod

on Wednesday, October 26th, 2011
Posted in: Camera Gear, News

The tripod is one of the great accessories for your camera for rock steady photos, low light/night shots, and also to get yourself in the picture.  The problem is even a miniature tripod is a pain to carry around with you and dig out and attach when you need it.  The Tiltpod hopes to alleviate this issue. ConsistingRead More…


CineSkates – Get ya (camera’s) skates on

on Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
Posted in: Camera Gear, News

Just new on Kickstarter but already fully funded in just over a day CineSkates is a set of three wheels that attaches to a Gorillapod Focus tripod and enables fluid, rolling video in an ultra-portable package. “CineSkates can produce shots that have previously been impossible or only possible with bulky and expensive equipment. Here are aRead More…


HandlePod Camera Stabilizer Review

By: Andy Simmons
on Sunday, November 21st, 2010
Posted in: Camera Gear, Reviews

One of the first good “tricks” that budding photographers learn is that good, sharp pictures often require a tripod, or at the very least, require the photographer to brace him or herself against something solid to reduce camera shake.  Unfortunately, this just isn’t possible in many situations, and otherwise good pictures are sometimes ruined becauseRead More…


Joby Gorillapod Video gets all bendy for mini camcorders

on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

Joby’s Gorillapod Video has been designed specifically for mini-camcorders, so you can seamlessly capture video wherever you go. The omni-directional positioning video head allows for easy orientation at any angle, with seamless 360 degree pan and 135 degree tilt. Constructed of anodized aluminum, the lightweight design is engineered for durability and capture on-the-go. The GorillapodRead More…

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Joby Announces Gorillapod Magnetic and Ballhead X Camera Mounts

on Thursday, February 18th, 2010
Posted in: Camera Gear, News

Today at PMA 2010 (Photo Marketing Association), Joby announced two new products. The Gorillapod Magnetic and the Ballhead X camera mounts. These products continue the tradition of their popular flexible camera tripod, but add a few new features. The Gorillapod Magnetic contains powerful magnets in its feet, allowing it to be anchored to any magneticRead More…


Don’t take blurry iPhone pix – Blur Tripod

on Wednesday, September 16th, 2009
Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod

Now that the iPhone has a decent camera and video capturing capabilities, it’s time to put an end to those blurrycam and shakycam shots. The Blur Tripod (odd name choice!) comes to your rescue. $14.99 will get you a compact table-top tripod and an adapter that connects to the bottom of your iPhone. I don’tRead More…


Is it a monster or is it a tripod?

on Tuesday, August 11th, 2009
Posted in: Camera Gear

Here’s a quirky product – literally. It’s the DigiDude from Quirky. It’s a portable tripod that you can attach easily to your photo gearbag, so that you’ll have it with you whenever you need it. Just unscrew the head and pop out the retractable legs and you’re good to go. Definitely cute and the priceRead More…