JOBY GorillaPod Mobile Vlogging Kit
Essential Apple User Magazine|September 2021
Fancy yourself as the new Steven Spielberg? Grab this bundle and get filming.

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JOBY https://joby.com £179.95, $199.95, 199,99 € Compatibility: Cameras and smartphones

If you’re new to vlogging (video blogging), or have already made a few home movies but your only equipment is your iPhone, this all-in-one vlogger’s kit could be a real boon. Everything you need is here, along with a few things you might not realize you need.

At the heart of the vlogging kit is the GorillaPod tripod. This comes in five separate parts. There are the ‘legs’, which can be bent into any shape you want. Have them stand like a regular tripod, raise one or two of them to accommodate uneven surfaces, and even wrap them around a branch or post to set up your camera off the ground. If you bring the legs together, you can hold the tripod in your fist and use it as a monopod. Atop the tripod fits a caddy for your iPhone. It’s solid, sturdy, and versatile. It can hold your phone in portrait or landscape mode and angle it forwards and backward, and there’s a shoe on top of the unit that can hold another device such as a flash or a second camera. The GorillaPod holds everything rigid and still; you won’t have problems with your camera slowly sinking as you record.

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