Nasty Clamps Grab What Gorillas Can't

My Gorillapod can grab onto just about anything—provided it's round, preferably magnetic, or made of glass. That limits the places I can actually stick it. The Nasty Clamps however are the Bizzaro Gorillapod—attaching to tables, shelves, and anything else with an edge. » 3/19/12 10:00pm 3/19/12 10:00pm

Squid-Inspired Camera Mount Sucks In the Best Possible Way

Sometimes the perfect shot calls for you to perch your camera in a spot too far for you or even a tripod to reach. So Cinetics has updated its CineSkates dolly system with a trio of squid-strong suction cup mounts. » 2/22/12 2:00pm 2/22/12 2:00pm

Wee Tripods Cling To Your Camera Bottom

I always forget my tripod, so I have a collection of stupid MySpace-style shots from all over the world. These new Joby tripods collapse down nearly flat beneath your camera so you can keep them connected all the time. » 9/28/11 8:00am 9/28/11 8:00am

The Best Photo Gear Deals Money Can Buy

Popular Photo has gone and drummed up 28 of the best deals for photography-related gear. Cameras, lenses, flashes, bags, storage mediums, etc. If you're looking to up your photo game, here's the place to start. » 9/02/11 8:00pm 9/02/11 8:00pm

GorillaPod + Inline Skate Wheels = Smooth-Flowin' Video Genius

Remember that tortoise a while back that got an office chair wheel for a foot? Apparently, doing the same to a GorillaPod tripod transforms it into a smooth-panning, camera system. » 8/25/11 10:00pm 8/25/11 10:00pm

How to Make a DIY Gorillapod

If you're in need of a sturdy-yet-bendy mini-tripod and aren't willing to buy one, then this DIY Gorillapod project might be the ideal solution for you. The tripod is simple to make, looks good, and will do its job well. » 12/15/10 11:40pm 12/15/10 11:40pm

Guaranteed Awesome Gifts For the Home Movie Maverick

We may not all be professional videographers, but the world needs its neighborhood auteurs. Whoever that person is capturing memories at 60 frames per second, these are the gifts for them. » 11/17/10 1:00pm 11/17/10 1:00pm

Gorillapod Video Spells the End of Shaky Pocket Cam Shots

Joby's Gorillapod Video lets your shake-prone pocket cam cling to nearby pipes, table legs, or skinny trees. Because not every video you shoot with your Flip or Kodak PlaySport or whatever has to be shaky. » 9/22/10 10:45am 9/22/10 10:45am

GorillaPad Goes Magnetic, Letting You Attach a Tripod to Your Fridge

GorillaPod, the bendy tripods you know and love, just announced its newest version: GorillaPod Magnetic. This guy has magnets on each of its feet, allowing you to stick it to pretty much any magnetic surface. » 2/18/10 1:38pm 2/18/10 1:38pm

Now Available

Beauty, love, ingenuity, forgiveness, and duct tape. This week's Now Available showcases some colorful cameras, a brilliant and simple home networking solution, a redeemed 27" display, and a tripod that turns your iPod Touch into bizarro Spiderman. » 2/12/10 5:30pm 2/12/10 5:30pm

Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Good Idea, Bad Idea Edition.

In today's Remainders: ideas! Ideas of all sorts, ranging from the very good—a ketchup package that allows for dipping—to the very bad—cutting a power cord with scissors—and including no less than two ideas somewhere in between! » 2/04/10 6:00pm 2/04/10 6:00pm

Gifts for Aspiring Artsy Photographers

Every photographer wants to be artsy, because if their Flickr stream isn't fancy enough to pull in lots of "Oh, you're so talented" comments, what's the point? Here's some gift ideas for aspiring artsy photographers. » 11/23/09 2:59pm 11/23/09 2:59pm

Gorillatorch Review: A Lamp with a Magnetic Personality

We've all heard of Joby's renowned Gorillapods, the tough, highly flexible ball socket tripods that fit everything from dSLRs to PSPs. The Gorillatorch takes this same basic idea and pops on magnet feet and a bright LED head. » 9/15/09 5:40pm 9/15/09 5:40pm

The Story of the Hilarious Photo Crasher Squirrel

No matter how many times I see this photo—of a squirrel crashing Melissa and Jackson Brandts' photo opportunity at Lake Minnewanka, in Canada's Banff National Park—it always makes me laugh. The fact that it's 100% real definitely helps: » 8/18/09 6:00pm 8/18/09 6:00pm

Gorillapod Focus Is Muscled-Up Bendy Tripod for Hefty Cameras

As well as tweaking its Gorillapod flexible gripping tripod design in the Gogo » 9/24/08 5:08am 9/24/08 5:08am model, to support all sorts of gadgets, Joby's now applied some real beefing-up techniques to its original camera-tripod version and created the Gorillapod Focus, designed for heavier camera gear. Made from aluminum so it weighs just 1.1…

Joby's Gogo is Grippy Gorillapod Tripod for All Your Portable Gear

Joby's taken it's mighty camera-supporting flexible tripod the Gorillapod » 9/05/08 4:05am 9/05/08 4:05am and tweaked it to support more than just cameras and lenses. The new Go-Go has interchangeable adapters at its tip, meaning it's good for nearly all your portable gear. There's still the standard camera tripod mount, but now it also comes with a…

PMA 07: Joby Gives GorillaPod a Dose of Growth Hormone

Joby introduced a new member of the GorillaPod family at PMA 2007, the GorillaPod Solo. Instead of a tripod, it's just got one long leg that can wrap securely around much larger objects than the original versions can. » 3/08/07 8:35am 3/08/07 8:35am

Joby Gorillapod Now Supports Zoom Lenses

We've seen the original Gorillapod, and the Gorillapod SLR, but now the latest Gorillapod supports DSLR cameras with zoom lenses. This $50 tripod is small, portable, and can provide the right angles by utilizing the environment even with a big, honkin' zoom lens. » 11/20/06 5:35pm 11/20/06 5:35pm

Joby Gorillapod SLR Launches

Back in February we first saw the Joby Gorillapod. It is an extremely versatile tripod that can wrap around damn near anything. Joby has answered the requests of the people and released a bigger, better version of the Gorillapod designed for small camcorders and SLR cameras. The Gorillapod SLR uses the standard… » 7/10/06 8:25pm 7/10/06 8:25pm