Tripod for Camera

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TRIPOD for Camera

Photographers with heavy telephoto lens attachments use a tripod to stabilise their camera to get sharp images. Tripods are used for both still and motion photography to prevent camera movement. They are necessary when slow-speed exposures are being made, or when telephoto lenses are used, as any camera movement while the shutter is open will produce a blurred image. In the same vein, they reduce camera shake, and thus are instrumental in achieving maximum sharpness. A tripod is also helpful in achieving precise framing of the image, or when more than one image is being made of the same scene, for example when bracketing the exposure. Use of a tripod may also allow for a more thoughtful approach to photography. For all of these reasons a tripod of some sort is often necessary for professional photography as well as certain video uses.

Flip Tripod

Joby GorillaPod GP1-E1EN

Joby GP1-E1EN Gorillapod Flexible Tripod (Grey)

When your digital-camera needs support for unique photo shoots, an ordinary tripod might not be able to tackle the job. That’s when a gorilla comes in handy. Actually, you need a Gorillapod. The Original Gorillapod is the lightest and most versatile camera tripod available today. Featuring over two dozen flexible leg joints that bend and rotate, the Gorillapod will firmly secure your compact digital camera to virtually any surface anywhere and everywhere! Gorillapod is the ideal camera accessory for photographers on the go. Throw it in your pocket or backpack and you’ll be ready for your next adventure! While the Gorillapod serves all the functions of a traditional camera tripod – steadying your camera under low-light conditions, taking timed group shots, etc. – it is the only tripod malleable enough to provide you with the perfect shot while wrapped around a tree branch, hanging from a pole, or perched on a jagged rock. The possibilities are endless! Maximum weight load – 275g (9.7oz) Adapter – Universal -in tripod screw Size – 15 x 3 x 3cm (5.9 x 1.2 x 1.2) Weight – 45.3g (1.6oz)

Joby GP1-E1EN Gorillapod Flexible Tripod (Grey) review

I still can’t believe that this thing is real! And I’m blown away by the quality of the tripod.

The ‘legs’ are stiff enought that it doesn’t fall out of shape as it holds the camera. Each little grey ring around the ball-like pieces are rubberized to help it grip onto objects. I have been able to mount my Canon SD600 and hold one ‘foot’ of the tripod while it remains in the shape I bent it into. The leg didn’t change shape or sag at all.

I’ve had it on top of my LCD, hung it from a doorway, sitting on top of a lamp… I think the legs are long enough and the feet are ‘grippy’ enough to mount it to the side of a bowling ball!

The clip on top lets you mount and dismount the camera quite easily and without hassle. The only problem I could see is that with the mounting clip attached to the camera I can’t put the camera in the fitted Canon carrying case that I have for the SD600. Well, it fits with it on, but very snug.

I can’t stress how much I love this little tripod!! Get one; you won’t be disappointed!

Joby Gorillatorch Tripod FlashLight

Joby, after the mobile gorilla, the gorilla launches torch hands-free flashlight. The device is basically a flashlight attached to a flexible Joby tripod. The compact, lightweight flashlight features ultra-bright CREE LED ligth and comes with a dimmer switch. It is water resistant.Joby’s Like other gadgets gorilla, the gorilla has torch Rubberized ring and foot grips providing enhanced stability on uneven or slick surfaces and do not scratch paint.

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