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How to Film a Documentary in Remote South America with Xpeditions TV

Meet Jerry and Kathy Willis, the photography/videography masterminds behind Xpeditions TV. They’ve spent years traveling throughout South America, documenting their exploration of amazing, infrequently-visited sites. They share their adventures on their site Xpeditions TV in the form of short documentary films. Because their work takes them to the most remote places, lightweight and adaptable gear […]

How to Shoot Fireworks with Your Phone

With Independence Day upon us, I thought it only proper to give a quick tutorial about the how to best capture the fireworks displays that will be shooting up all over the USA. You don’t want to miss the shot because you’re fumbling with your iPhone or Galaxy SIV, right? So here we go … 1. Don’t […]

How Photog Jordana Wright uses her GripTight Phone Tripod

We sent our new GripTight phone tripod to a few of our favorite photographers, asked them to give it a whirl and then share their photos and experience here on the blog.  Jordana Wright is a photographer and teacher based in Chicago, Illinois. We first met Jordana when she embarked on a photography trip across […]

How photographer Eric Wood uses his GripTight

We sent our new GripTight phone tripod to a few of our favorite photographers, asked them to give it a whirl and then share their photos and experience here on the blog. Eric Wood is a New York-based photographer who first inspired us with his HDR photography. He’s shared his HDR technique for DSLR photography on the […]

How to take Better Phone Photos & Videos with Jay and Varina Patel

We sent our new GripTight phone tripod to a few of our favorite photographers, asked them to give it a whirl and then share their photos and experience here on the blog.  Jay and Varina Patel are landscape photographers who teach photography workshops all over the globe. They also have a series of E-Books and tutorials to […]

How to take Better Phone Photos with Allan Hinton

We sent our new GripTight smartphone tripod to a few of our favorite Instagrammers, asked them to give it a whirl and then share their photos and experience here on the blog. Lodon-based photographer Allan Hinton does wonders with an iPhone. His photographs first caught our eye a year ago because of his knack for capturing […]

Stop making shaky Vine videos: Use a tripod already!

After Twitter introduced Vine, it seemed like the most common adjective that I saw tied to Vine videos was “shaky.”  When you’re holding your iPhone and shooting, there’s always a bit of shake. The fewer parts of your body that are stabilized, the more magnified the shake becomes. Things like breathing, slight shifts in posture, […]

Last minute gift? How about a macro photography eBook!

Need last minute gift ideas for the photo-obsessed in your life? How about a gift that is just a download away! Check out the newly released eBook by photographers Jay and Varina Patel The Workflow Series: Details and Macro, part of their series of eBooks that delves into their photography techniques and how to become a […]

Get Better Photos of Your Kids This Holiday

It’s holiday portrait time and photographer Eric Wood has a great solution for getting the perfect smiling photo of the little ones in your life. Pair your GripTight Mount with a 1/4″-20 flash shoe mount, stick that it on your DSLR, turn on their favorite TV show or the front-facing camera and you’ve got yourself […]

How to Scout in Crowded Cities, plus UltraFit Sling Strap Review!

Professional travel photographer Elia Locardi shares how he scouts and shoots in busy European Cities with his favorite gear configurations, including the new UltraFit Sling Strap! Learn how to scout and shoot in very crowded cities, plus check out a great review of our new strap and enjoy some awesome photography of Venice from Elia […]