Joby has just released a couple of cool new miniature tripods. The GPod Mini Magnetic is an ultra-compact Gorillapod with magnetic feet. It is designed for use with compact cameras and action cameras such as the GoPro. It has a standard 1/4″-20 tripod mount and runs $15. Check it out here at B&H Photo.


The new MPod Mini Stand is a compact smartphone stand. It works with iPhones, Android and other smartphones with or without cases. the MPod Mini Stand clamps your phone in place from the sides and uses elastic bands to hold it tight. The MPod Mini Stand also runs $15 and is available here at B&H Photo.

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Joby GripTight

Joby GripTight on Gorillapod

Joby’s new GripTight is a simple, quick and clever mount for smartphones.  It’s also one that doesn’t require a clunky case in order to get your phone a tripod. [click to continue…]

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Cinetics just launched their new miniSkates for the GorillaPod SLR Zoom, which is the GorillaPod made for smaller cameras and mobile devices.  The existing CineSkates are designed to work with the heavy-duty GorillaPod Focus.


Check out the demo video below. [click to continue…]

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GorillaPod Micro 250

Joby’s new GorillaPods are a pair of miniature tripods that are small enough to remain attached to your compact or mirrorless camera at all times. [click to continue…]

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I’ve been working on a short film project recently with my church (along with our in-house video director/my very good friend Nick, and some very talented volunteers). The short film is something we plan to use as part of our Easter morning service later this month.  We’re shooting it entirely on the Canon 5D Mark II and Canon 7D. We shot most of the scenes in one day at two locations (around 25 total set ups for a 16+ hour shooting day).  Yesterday, we wrapped up with the intro scene, which calls for the lead character in a vehicle talking on a cell phone.

I thought I would share some of the random little tools that really saved the day and helped us get the shots (and audio) that were critical to this production. [click to continue…]

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Gorillamobile for iPhone 4

by on November 11, 2010

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Joby has launched a new Gorillamobile for iPhone 4, which uses an always-on bumper case.  The Gorillpod section attaches to the bumper in portrait or landscape  mode.

Check availability on Amazon.com.

More details in the press release below. [click to continue…]

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