Tag Archives: Photography

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 […]

“GorillaQuad” Quadcopter Creates Awesome Aerial Photography

Petr Jan Juračka is a professional science photographer, based at Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague in the Czech Republic. Every day, he takes on the challenge of taking shots of various objects, from really small microorganisms to aerial shots of large areas. In the latter case, he decided to build an amazing tool—a […]

How to Take Slow Shutter Photos of Water with Chris Burkard

Chris Burkard is a California-based travel and surf photographer. As a staff  photographer for Surfer Magazine, he spends a lot of time taking photos in and around the water. After just a few minutes of looking at Chris’ work, you can tell that his love for the ocean runs deep. Today, Chris shares one of […]

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 […]

JOBY & Cinetics Gear Giveaway!

To celebrate the new Cinetics additions to JOBY.com, we’re having a GIVEAWAY! Enter to win 1 of 5 awesome prizes featuring both JOBY and Cinetics gear. Check out all the details and enter on the contest page!

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 […]

Instameet Winners for #crescentbay_meet

Last weekend, our friends @brianmichael_ and @laughing_octopus hosted an Instameet in Orange County. Over 40 Instagrammers showed up to hang out 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 #crescentbay_meet! Photo by @known0thing Photo by @chercapo […]

UltraFit Sling Strap is an IDSA Design Award Finalist!

Hurray! We’re happy to announce that our UltraFit Sling Strap is a finalist in the IDSA Industrial Design Awards! It is a big honor to be featured and we think this proves that our sling strap is without a doubt the best one out there.  A big congratulations to our awesome design and engineering team! You […]

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 […]