monopod

You Can Use Any Lamp in Your House as a Tripod

Photographer and YouTuber Peter McKinnon has just shared a brilliant little camera hack that's blowing people's minds. In his most recent 2-minute tips video, he shows how any bedside lamp can be used as an impromptu tripod (monopod, actually).

MonoShot is an Ultra-Portable Tripod, Monopod, and Selfie Stick

If your smartphone serves as a primary camera in your life, you may have come across a Goldilocks-style conundrum when trying to figure out how to stabilize your phone and trigger it remotely. Standard tripods may be too big and bulky, but a selfie stick is too small and not versatile enough for your needs. The MonoShot is a product that fills the gap between the two ends of the spectrum.

Shooting Above-and-Below Photos of Icebergs with a Custom Camera Rig

Photographer Steve Mandel just returned from Antarctica, where he made photos of icebergs using an underwater camera, a surface camera, and a drone.

For his underwater shots, Mandel shot each photo so that it's a split view in a single frame: half of it shows the iceberg above water, and half shows what's below.

LumoPro LP605M: A Light Stand That Can Morph Into a Monopod

Yesterday, LumoPro released the LightSwitch: a flash case with the ability to morph into three different light modifiers. Continuing on the theme of "multi-purpose gear," the company has also just launched the new LumoPro LP605M light stand, which boasts the ability to convert into a monopod whenever needed. Standing at 7.5-feet-tall, the LP605M is aimed at location photographers looking to lighten their load while on the move.

The Lollipod: A ‘Funky’ All-in-One Tripod, Monopod, Boom, Lighting and Selfie Stand

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.

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?