The World's Largest (and Probably Only) Tripod Christmas Tree

The easiest way to set a world record is to think of something so grandiose and obscure that no one could have ever possibly thought of attempting it before. And for the folks over at Custom SLR, that involved building the world's largest Christmas tree made entirely of tripods—plus the requisite festive decor. » 12/25/13 3:00pm 12/25/13 3:00pm

A Tiny Ultralight Tripod Designed For Compact Cameras and Smartphones

Even if you've got a massive DSLR in your camera arsenal, there's no shame in occasionally relying on your lightweight smartphone or a compact point and shoot for pictures. And on those days when you just don't feel like lugging a heavy camera and its cumbersome accessories, the Lollipod will fill in as an incredibly… » 11/07/13 10:40am 11/07/13 10:40am

A Tiny Flexible Tripod For Perching Your Smartphone Anywhere

No one makes a more flexible, more adaptable, more articulated camera tripod than Joby with its Gorillapod line. But the latest addition, the incredibly compact MPod Mini, is actually specifically designed to hold your smartphone for hands-free skyping, movie watching, reading, or other prolonged activities. » 8/20/13 11:23am 8/20/13 11:23am

Is This the Perfect-Sized Mini Tripod We’ve Been Waiting For?

The problem with most compact tripods is that while highly portable, they're really only useful for supporting lighter cameras like point-and-shoots or smartphones. But most people who'd actually need and use a tripod are probably shooting with heavier DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. So Manfrotto created the Pixi: a… » 7/15/13 12:42pm 7/15/13 12:42pm

This iPhone Case Is a Tiny Photography Studio That Won't Help Your…

There's usually a dearth of new iPhone accessories leading up to an Apple event, because most companies don't want to release a product incompatible with the latest model. Not Manfrotto. Its new KLYP case improves your iPhone's shots with a much needed mini tripod and large multi-LED flash. But iPhone 5 owners can just … » 9/27/12 3:40pm 9/27/12 3:40pm

Stackable Timelapse Ticker Quickly Captures Perfect Panoramas

Almost every camera and cameraphone has the option of taking extra-wide panoramic photos by stitching multiple shots together. But for decent results you either need a sniper's skills, or something like this simple rotating Camalapse mount to precisely move the camera for you. » 8/24/12 10:12am 8/24/12 10:12am

A Tiny Keychain Tripod You'll Always Have On Hand

Just like a camera, the best tripod is the one you have with you. There's no point in spending hundreds of dollars on a carbon fiber set of sticks if they're inconvenient to carry. So the tiny Tiltpod Mobile is designed to attach to your keys, ensuring it's always close at hand—or at least somewhere in your pocket. » 8/09/12 10:00am 8/09/12 10:00am

Auto Tracking Camera Mount Lets Lonely Thrill-seekers Film Their Own…

If you're the gnarliest surfer on the beach but prefer to catch your waves at the crack of dawn, odds are there won't be anyone around to witness or film your exploits. So for extreme athletes lacking friends who wake up before noon, the Soloshot mount lets you capture all your fancy moves without a cameraman. » 7/19/12 5:00pm 7/19/12 5:00pm