Category Archives: Artist Profile

Behind the Scenes: Creating Album Art

Ashlan Nathens, or ‘scribblegraph’ as he is now known, is an independent artist from Perth, Western Australia. He shared this great video of the behind the scenes process of him creating the album art for singer-songwriter Heather Fay. Not only did he use his GorillaPod SLR-Zoom to film the behind the scenes video, he also […]

How to GorillaTorch Flare for Photo & Video Lighting at Night

Oakland-based photographer/videographer/rock climber Austin Zimmerman used our GorillaTorch Flare 125 to light an awesome video of his recent trip to Yosemite. The great part about using a GorillaTorch on a camping trip? It also doubles as a photo and video light in case you decide to film your friends climbing at night!   High Adventure […]

Photographing Africa alongside Andre Haramboure

We sent our GorillaPod Focus with Ballhead X to photographer Ander Haramboure just before he embarked on a photo expedition to Africa. Below he shares his experience and his tips for how get great photographs with zoom lenses in even the most extreme environments!  First, can you tell us a little bit about how you got into photography? […]

Hike Through Te Araroa with Olivier Moly and his GorillaPod

Hankering for a getaway, but stuck at the office? Us too! Thankfully, our friend Olivier Moly is on a grand adventure hiking a 3000 km long trail called Te Araroa in New Zealand and you can follow along! Check out his site Hike Through Te Araroa where he posts updates and beautiful photography for a […]

How to Share Photography with Kids

Summer days are getting longer and after a few weeks out of school, your kids are starting to get on your nerves. Need something to keep them occupied? How about photography? Photographers Varina and Jay Patel share how a few point and shoot cameras paired with GorillaPod Original provided hours of summer fun for their […]

HDR Photography with Eric B. Wood

A few weeks ago, we asked New York-based photographer Eric Wood to share some of his tips and tricks for HDR photography. We were curious about HDR and he was stoked to share with us. Instead of a simple list of tips and tricks, he came back to us with this awesome discussion about his […]

A 180° Shift from iPhoneography: Ian Ruhter’s Silver and Light

We’re going to take a break from all the phone photography love happening on the JOBY blog to introduce you to Ian Ruhter. Ian Ruhter is an Los Angeles-based photographer who specializes in wet plate photography—a process that came into vogue during the Civil War Era and creates unique images on metal plates. Each plate is […]

Everyday, Up Close with Amanda Jasnowski

Ohio-based photographer Amanda Jasnowski shoots an inspiring mixture of film and digital photography. Her work has recently been featured by the Impossible Project and she is a contributor to Fixation Magazine. Also very active on Instagram, we caught up with Amanda to talk about her approach to iPhoneography, her inspirations and her tips for improving how we capture our everyday lives. […]