Category Archives: Photography

Pro Spotlight – John Rathwell

JOBY Pro Spotlight | 13 Questions for a Pro Photographer | John Rathwell This month we’re featuring John Rathwell an action adventure photographer from Ontario. John consistently produces some amazing images. We’re fans of his work here at JOBY but also have grown to love the positive attitude John has. He’s a top level photographer who […]

Instagram Spotlight – Gordon Mak

JOBY Instagram Spotlight | featuring @gcmak JOBY headquarters is based near San Francisco; which is what lead us to gcmak. His captivating images of the Golden Gate Bridge and his Instagram videos of fog rolling over the bay had us hooked and following his page. Gordon Mak | @gcmack | instagram.com/gcmak/   What gear do you use? MOBILE: […]

Enter the Adventure Photo Contest!

Enter your best adventure photo into our Adventure Photo Contest! Win great prizes from JOBY, Lowepro and Outex.   Don’t forget to vote for your favorite photos as well! Enter and vote today!

Say Hello to MPod Mini & GPod Mini Magnetic!

We’ve added two new products to the JOBY family and boy are they fun little guys! MPod Mini is a great on-the-go stand for your smartphone. It’s jaws expand to fit just about any smartphone, including the massive Galaxy Note II! iPhone 5, Galaxy SIV, HTC One—they all fit (even with a case!), no problem! […]

GripTight Winners from Instameet #IGerCo72713 in Bend, OR

Last weekend, our friends @IgersCentralOregon hosted an Instameet in Bend, OR.  Instagrammers showed up to hang out, meet new friends and make awesome photos. We chose three of our favorite photos taken during the Instameet to win a GripTight tripod for their phone. Now, without further ado, our winners from #IGerCo72713!   Hosting an Instameet in your area? We […]

GripTight Winners from #instameetinstanbul!

Last weekend, our friends @gseymas and @tanergungor hosted their first Instameet in Instanbul, Turkey!  Instagrammers showed up to hang out, meet new friends and make awesome photos. We chose three of our favorite photos taken during the Instameet to win a GripTight tripod for their phone. Now, without further ado, our winners from #instameetinstanbul! Hosting an Instameet in your area? […]

GripTight Winners from #balboaparkinstameet!

Last weekend, our friends @mattderinger_ud, @victoriafletcher7 and @mapoftheearth hosted an Instameet at Balboa Park in San Diego, CA.  Instagrammers showed up to hang out, meet new friends and make awesome photos. We chose three of our favorite photos taken during the Instameet to win a GripTight tripod for their phone. Now, without further ado, our winners from #balboaparkinstameet! Hosting an […]

Cinetics Gear to Create Pro Video on a Budget

Ever since our friend Justin launched a Kickstarter campaign a few years ago attaching skateboard wheels to the feet of our GorillaPod Focus, we’ve been hooked. In the intervening years, Cinetics grew and added even more awesome products to their product line. Today we’re happy to say that we’ll be featuring their gear for GorillaPod SLR-Zoom and […]

Better Lighting Setups for Action Sports Photography

Photographer John Rathwell is an action sports photographer based in Ontario, Canada. Long hikes, wild weather conditions and tight set ups are all in a days work for John. We caught up with him to chat about how he uses his GorillaPod SLR-Zoom and  GorillaPod Focus on a typical shoot.  Three-fingered Assistants With more and more […]

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 […]