Posts Tagged ‘monopod’

Steadsnap Attachment Lets You Simultaneously Use a Shoulder Strap and Tripod Mount

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For photographers who are constantly switching between using a shoulder strap and monopod or tripod, Steadsnap might just be the product you’ve been waiting for. It’s a small adapter that mounts to the bottom of your camera and allows you to connect both a mounting plate and sling strap at the same time.

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PowerPole Extends Your GoPro’s Reach While Adding 5x the Battery Life as a Power Source

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There are times when two completely separate products make even more sense when brought together as one. Such is the case for Polar Pro’s PowerPole, a GoPro extension pole with a built-in equivalent of 5 GoPro batteries. Currently in its crowdfunding stage, the Kickstarter has already amassed its funding goal meaning this beast is about to become a reality.
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The Lollipod: A ‘Funky’ All-in-One Tripod, Monopod, Boom, Lighting and Selfie Stand

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If versatility is the name of the game, then the Lollipod is doing its best to win that game. A new product currently making the press rounds, the Lollipod combines the functionality of a tripod, monopod, boom, lighting stand and selfie stand into an extremely portable and easy-to-use package that will come in handy in a slew of different situations. Read more…

How to Make a Cheap Monopod Using a Broom Handle

If you’re in need of some quick image stabilization but don’t want to shell out the $16+ dollars it takes to buy a real one, an old broom handle can do the trick. All you need besides the handle — or a 1-inch wooden dowel, or a big stick — are a hex nut and hanger bolt for the tripod mount and a spiral nail for the base. MAKE has the lowdown on how you put the ingredients together to form “the world’s cheapest monopod”.

World’s Cheapest Monopod (via Lifehacker)

Twig Pod is a Tent Rod-style Monopod

The Twig Pod is a new lightweight aluminum monopod for compact cameras (not DSLRs) that collapses like a tent rod into four 8-inch segments. It has a pointy base that can be planted into the ground for hands free shooting. In addition to stabilizing your camera when propped up, the head also bends, allowing you to take self-portraits from further than an arm’s length away (two similar products are the XShot and QuikPod). You can pick up a Twig Pod for $28 over on Photojojo.

How to Turn a Walking Pole into a Monopod Using Sugru

My boys have started getting into photography, but often have trouble keeping the camera still enough for really clear shots.

The obvious solution is to buy a mono-pod, but why buy when you can make, especially when you have Sugru?
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