Tag Archive: Tripod

Scrap that bulky tripod for easy-to-use Pakpod

Two things about me as a photographer: I hate tripods and I will never tell another photographer what they must carry with them. Both changed when the Pakpod arrived in the mail. Weighing 15 ounces, the PakPod has legs that can quickly extend and lock in crazy asymmetrical positions with the turn of a single […]

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Hot deals ending soon: WordPress themes, BT speaker, Flex tripod, Motion Artist [Deals]

There’s some extremely hot offers at Cult of Mac Deals that are ending in the coming hours. We thought it would be a smart idea to highlight those offers one last time. Big savings can be had right now on…Read more ›

Phlight, A Lampshade For Your Camera Tripod

  You know all those tripods we feature here on Cult of Mac? Maybe you have a stack of them at home, or maybe you just have one of them, stuck at the back of the coat closet and generally…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Now Studio Neat’s Glif iPhone Tripod Mount/Stand Is Even More Versatile

Tom Gerhardt and Dan Provost formed Studio Neat after a successful Kickstarter campaign funded a simplistic iPhone tripod mount that conveniently doubled as a stand. That was back when the iPhone 4 was Apple’s latest. The smartphone landscape has changed quite…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Lollipod, The Long Yet Lightweight Tripod You Can Carry Everywhere

The Lollipod is a portable trips that’s meant to come along with your where other tripod couldn’t, wouldn’t or shouldn’t. It’s an ultra lightweight camera stand that works with anything from an iPhone to a GoPro to a real camera.…Read more ›

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Manfrotto Pixi iPhone Tripod Has ‘Minimal Italian Style’

Manfrotto’s new Pixi tripod is built to supports hefty compact cameras, but will be equally at home when shoved under your iPhone (via a case with a tripod screw mount, of course). In fact, it’s almost perfect for iPhoeography as it doubles as a handgrip letting you shoot much steadier video than you could with […]

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Pocket Tripod, A Truly Ingenious Any-Angle iPhone Stand That Is The Size Of A Credit Card

This amazing little iPhone stand has two great features: it is the size and shape of a credit card, letting you carry it with you always. And it somehow manages to hold the iPhone at any angle you like, in vertical or horizontal orientations. Is it magic?

No. Just clever engineering. The Pocket Tripod has several clever twists and folds, and it can also split into two halves for using in  [Read More…]

Jackpod Mounts iPhone On Tripod Using Headphone Socket

Yeah yeah I know. Another damn iPhone tripod mount. And on Kickstarter no less. I hear you: “Come on Sorrel, you handsome beast you1. Can’t you pick something new to write about?”

Well, cynical but smart reader — this one’s different. I promise. And it’ll work with pretty much any camera-phone ever.

The Jackpod, which is coincidentally what Aussie superstar Hugh Jackman (height 6′ 2″, age 44) calls his pussy palace, is  [Read More…]

Connect iPad To Tripod (And More) With ArchMount Ultra Portable Mounting System [Kickstarter]

Now, where is that 100-pound bag of dog food?

Now, where is that 100-pound bag of dog food?

Have you ever tried to do any serious videography with an iPad? I don’t recommend it casually, but the iPad can be a great HD video tool, combining high resolution video capture abilities with a large screen for monitoring. Connecting it to a tripod, however, can be a trial.

SerialKickers aim to solve this  [Read More…]

Manfrotto Makes Good Carbon Fiber Affordable With Their New 290-Series Tripod [Review]

Manfrotto 294 carbon fiber tripod 1

Carbon fiber tripods are great, aren’t they? They’re slim on weight, and if they’re built well, are steady as an oak. Problem is, good ones can cost $ 600-$ 800 dollars, and unless you’re regularly shooting for cash, it’s hard to justify spending that kind of cheese.

So when Manfrotto asked me to check out their 290-series MT294C3 carbon fiber tripod ($ 250 legs only, $ 319 with 3-Way  [Read More…]