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We’ve Been Had: Science Proves Tripods Make Camera Shake Worse

Either the Japanese government has something against tripod manufacturers or the photography industry has been pulling the wool over our eyes for a century. A group of Japanese scientists from Nishi Lab of the University of Electrocommunications have determined that photos taken with cameras that are anchored to a tripod typically have more camera shake. A new tool that determines ...

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Make Your Own Bottle Cap Camera Tripod

You probably wouldn’t believe us if we didn’t have the photographic proof to back it up, but empty soda bottles actually make pretty effective tripods on-the-cheap. While there are gadgets actually made to turn soda bottles into functioning tripods, there is an even easier and cheaper way just to do it yourself, which is so much more fun anyway. You’ll ...

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Stick It: The Gorillapad Camera Tripod

Have you ever been out with your digital camera and wish you had a tripod? It’s happened to me many times and while a tripod can dramatically improve your shot, they’re just not practical to carry around. Enter the Gorillapad. This tripod uses a “viscoelastic morphing polymer base” to stick to almost any surface, effectively turning anything into a usable ...

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A Camera Tripod That’ll Blow Your Mind

OK, so I’ve had a nice DSLR for a few years, as well as some point-and-shoot cameras. The problem is, I hardly ever bring them out for shoots since you need to bring a tripod and tripods suck. They’re cumbersome; a real pain in the ass to carry. Luckily, there’s a product for ten bucks that isn’t a concept and ...

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Panamatic Mount Runs Full Circle For Panoramic Perfection

Unless you’ve got enough dough to shell out on equipment you might only use a few times, you’re probably not willing to save up for a high-priced solution for panorama photography. For the amount of money it costs to really get the panoramic view down pat, you’re probably better off taking 360 degree photos manually and duct taping them together. ...

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Keeping Your Camera Level With The iPhone

If you’ve ever been into photography, you know that composition plays a major part in determining whether your shot turns out just right, or ends in the trash pile. While you can buy a level at your local hardware store which will ensure your camera is sitting on a straight plain, now there is an iPhone-led alternative. Photographer Ben Long ...

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Spiderbrace Video Camera Stabilizer for the budding movie director

The Spiderbrace Camera Stabilizer is a nice alternative for movie making novices who don’t yet feel the need spending their lifetime savings on the proper camera gear. Camera stabilization is a key factor to a movies aesthetics, and the Spiderbrace is an effective solution. The Spiderbrace distributes the weight of a camera through out your body instead of laying most ...

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Monsterpod: the ultimate tripod

Do you ever want to take pictures from seemingly impossible angles, like walls or trees? No? Well if you did, the Monsterpod would be perfect for you. This tripod for any camera 20 oz or less is actually a tripod that can stick to almost anything, giving you the ability to place your camera in places you never imagined. This ...

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I dare you, use the Extendable Hand Held Tripod

Don’t ever get caught using this device unless you are in a situation where the ‘stick-your-arm-out-and-curl-hand’ method can’t possibly work. If anyone ever sees you, just be ready to be the butt of everyone’s joke. You look like a complete geek (not the fun geek, the weird geek) and the pictures can’t be improved that much. The Extendable Hand Held ...

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