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Hands-on: Manfrotto BeFree tripod review

Hands-on: Manfrotto BeFree tripod review

By 11 December 2013

Tripods are always a strange kettle of fish. They make your pictures better, well certainly if you've got time to use them to set up a good shot, yet are normally heavy, bulky  - and, well, cumbersome. The BeFree from Manfrotto aims to be none of the... >>

Manfrotto Klyp case for iPhone review
4 out of 5

Manfrotto Klyp case for iPhone review

By 25 November 2013

We all know that a lot of people use their iPhone for shooting video. The Apple smartphone's camera is one of the best on the market and when you add in the slow-mo feature on the iPhone 5S it's hard to beat from a smartphone. The trouble with all smartphones,... >>

Best compact tripods

Best compact tripods

By 20 February 2012

When you need to balance your camera for timer shots, long-exposure images or when you're zoomed in at one hell of a distance, you’re going to need a tripod to prevent camera shake and blur. For holidays and travel, carrying a three-legged contraption... >>

Flip Action Tripod hands-on

Flip Action Tripod hands-on

By 19 April 2011

Flip may be in its death throes after being axed by Cisco, but we managed to get our hands on their Action Tripod, something we’ve been wanting for a while. Flip have always pushed the action angle on their Flip camcorders and the Action Tripod provides... >>

Joby goes magnetic with new Gorillapod tripod

Joby goes magnetic with new Gorillapod tripod

By 19 February 2010

Joby has announced two new additions to the Gorillapod family of products, the Gorillapod Magnetic (as the name might suggest, a magnetic version of its flexible tripod) and the Ballhead X. "With the addition of powerful magnets in the feet, the Gorillapod... >>

Joby Gorillamobile tripod
4 out of 5

Joby Gorillamobile tripod

By 1 September 2009

Joby have been making bendable camera tripods for a number of years now so it's about time that the company starts taking that tech and spinning it out to allow it to be used on other devices. The Gorillamobile, as you might expect, allows you to attach... >>

Gorillapod Go-Go! launches

Gorillapod Go-Go! launches

By 10 June 2008

Joby has launched the Gorillapod Go-Go! extending thier innovative rugged tripod design to more than just cameras. Described as a one-of-a-kind "mobile entertainment kit", the Go-Go! allows users to position or attach their handheld devices anywhere.... >>

StandPouch combines bag and tripod in one

StandPouch combines bag and tripod in one

By 13 May 2008

So you can now carry around your prized digi compact in a case you know will protect it from knocks and scrapes; but also, when you get to your destination, can serve as a tripod for those perfectly framed, in-focus shots we all aspire to. It may not... >>

CES 2008: Clever "Stand Pouch" camera case design

CES 2008: Clever "Stand Pouch" camera case design

By 9 January 2008

We think this design shown at this year's CES show is a simple, yet clever idea from American Digital Accessories. The patent-pending concept combines a protective camera case with a tripod, or perhaps more accurately, a camera stand. Build into the lid... >>

Snaps-On-A-Bottle mini camera stabilizer

Snaps-On-A-Bottle mini camera stabilizer

By 13 September 2007

The Snaps-On-A-Bottle uses a standard tripod screw mount, is ultra-compact, pivots a few degrees in all directions and can turn any plastic drink bottle (preferably full) into an impromptu tripod. $10 from X-tremegeek.com. >>