This Awesome Credit Card-Sized iPhone Tripod Blew Me Away

Sometimes the simplest things are the most useful, but rarely something makes me shake my head at how clever and cool it is like the Pocket Tripod 360º has. I keep thinking "why didn't someone do this before" and "what a great idea that I wish I'd thought of." I'm still blown away that the angle is adjustable like… » 6/18/13 11:54am 6/18/13 11:54am

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

Conquer Nature and Then Digitally Photograph It with Multi-Tool Tripod

So you're out in the woods, repairing your bicycle, digging a tiger tooth from your friend's shin, whittling sticks into ornate toothpicks. But how are you going to keep your camera steady? This multi-tool-plus-tripod hybrid could help! » 7/21/11 8:20pm 7/21/11 8:20pm

Twig Pod: A Hands-Free Monopod That Doubles as a Javelin

Monopods are usually quite handy, but if you're looking to take a self portrait, one leg's not gonna cut it. For that you better grab the Twig Pod, a collapsable monopod that can be used hands-free. » 6/07/11 5:20pm 6/07/11 5:20pm

iPhone Case With Inbuilt Kickstand Acts as a Tripod For Better…

Many of the iPhone 4 owners I know have pretty much given up using compact cameras, thanks to Apple's superb camera. A Kickstarter project is trying to make those photos even better with a case that features a hidden kickstand. » 3/17/11 6:20am 3/17/11 6:20am

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

French Woman Brutally Murdered Her Sister Using a Tripod

When you live in a French city famed for its annual photojournalism festival, a tripod is a murder weapon many homes have. Now confined to a mental-institution, the 47-year-old woman killed her sister last week. [LeFigaro via BJP via PetaPixel] » 12/07/10 8:20am 12/07/10 8:20am

Laptop Tripod Stand—Because Why Should Cameras Get All The Fun?

I can visualize several uses for this laptop tripod stand from Thanko: bedside movie watching; displaying online sheet music for trombonists; PC/camera tethering. Or, my ideal usage—watching Entourage episodes while in the bathtub. » 5/04/10 3:27am 5/04/10 3:27am

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

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

US Soldier Explains Why He Uses a Rifle Stock to Shoot Photographs

When we recently posted a Vietnam-era Bolex camera with a rifle stock attached, we thought the concept was a little nuts. Then Army Reserve Staff Sgt. and wartime photographer Jeffrey Duran set us straight. » 1/30/09 4:40pm 1/30/09 4:40pm

Biopod Is the Automated Tripod for...Cement Study

Say what you will about what we're reading into this device, but the Biopod automated tripod (concept) crawls around about 3 inches off of the ground and can't stick to walls. Now unless you're really, really into ant and shoe photography, this little guy will be used to grab shots of one thing and one thing only.… » 10/29/08 3:45pm 10/29/08 3:45pm

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…

EMT Paintball Sentry Turret Feels No Pain(tballs)

Sure, you could dress up in full camo, pad your body in all the vulnerable places and crawl around in muggy, midsummer heat. Or, you could sit in A/C while pwning all those suckers. This wireless EMT Paintball Sentry Turret allows you to do just that, as long as you're within range of its A/V feed. » 4/09/08 10:00am 4/09/08 10:00am

Keychain-Sized Camera Mount Helps Capture Those Special Moments

According to the manufacturer's website, the Manfrotto 797 Modo Pocket Camera Mount is billed as "the worlds smallest tripod," which is a bit disconcerting seeing how it only has two legs. Nonetheless, it appears to be a cool little device. The hinged design allows you to adjust camera angles, and it is small enough… » 1/11/08 4:00pm 1/11/08 4:00pm

QuikPod for DSLRs Announced: Take the Best Self-Portraits Ever

When the original QuickPod was released late last year for point-and-shoot cameras, it seemed a little quirky. Now that a new version for digital SLRs has been announced, it still seems a little quirky, but I can't deny that it would prove useful for taking self-portraits. It can also be used as a standard monopod as… » 11/29/07 5:00pm 11/29/07 5:00pm

Sony Ericsson IPK100: Make your Amateur Cameraphone Pics Look Less,…

Sony Ericsson's IPK-100 phone kit includes a micro-tripod with flexible legs and friction feet for its Cyber-shot range of camerphones. Also in the kit is a branded protective case for your phone that can be attached to your belt (always a good look, I feel). No pricing as yet, but it should be onsale in the next… » 3/15/07 10:02am 3/15/07 10:02am

Camera Stabilizing Bag Stabilizes, Transports

In another convenient tale of convergence, this camera bag can also serve as a stabilizer for DSLR cameras. Yank out the camera, fill up the bag with rocks/sand/etc to keep it weighed down and plop the camera on it. Okay, it is a bit pointless besides keeping your camera from touching the dirty ground, but you suckers… » 2/19/07 11:15am 2/19/07 11:15am

Cameraphone Tripod Helps You Take Better Crappy Shots

Nothing bugs me more than going to a concert/show and seeing a bunch of people hold up their Chocolates and Treos as they try to take blurry, dark pictures of whatever it is I'm trying to watch. Why people would wanna save such crap images on their phone is beyond me, but maybe these are the same people that would… » 2/06/07 12:33pm 2/06/07 12:33pm