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The Gorillapod is a miniature tripod with flexible legs.

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How to fit mobile onto gorillapod 3k kit

I have a nikon d3300 for the gorillapod 3k kit. I want to be able to mount mobile on it as well. What do i need. I cannot seem to find any clear instructions
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Joby ballhead screw size

Does anyone know what kind of screw size (diameter) has the Joby Ballhead 1k https://joby.com/ballhead-1k on the BOTTOM of it? Same diameter as the top screw, or larger diameter? I can't find any ...
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Is there a flexible tripod for DSLRs that is is more robust than the Gorillapod?

I recently bought a small, cheap flexible/bendable tripod for my action cam an I am fascinated by the possibilities that I have because I am able to securely mount it to nearly any object I could ...
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How can I stiffen a droopy Gorilla Pod?

I have a Gorilla pod (SLR-zoom) which is now a few years old and the legs are now loose enough that it can't support the weight of my camera+lens any more. The legs will often have an 'unexpected ...
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Will Joby Gorillapod SLR Zoom work with mirrorless Olympus EM10?

I looked at the Joby Gorillapod Hybrid, which lists mirrorless support but would only hold 1kg. The SLR Zoom would hold 3kg which I prefer. However, it only lists DSLRs as supported. Will it work with ...
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Is the Gorillapod sturdy enough for super-zoom lens and long exposure?

I am interested in buying the Gorillapod SLR-Zoom to be used as a travel tripod. My camera is a D3300 together with a 35mm and a super zoom lens (still haven't decided which one to buy, but something ...
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What is the better material choice for a gorillapod? Metal or plastic?

Lagging the ability to bring my "real" tripod to a short holiday trip I often found myself in the situation where I wanted to use a gorillapod (that is a short tripod with flexible legs), instead of ...
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How to place my camera on uneven surface to take time-lapse photos

How do I place my camera on uneven surface without spending too much money on equipments. Rocks is one example of uneven surface.
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How do I attach the Gorillapod to provide the best stabilization in different stituations?

Is there a site or document where I can find or learn -- or simply a technique/method -- how to best attach Gorillapod on some element? It is relatively easy to have a stable pod on ground, even with ...
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Long exposures: Gorillapod or Beanbag for support?

The northern hemisphere is spending a lot of time in the dark these days, so I'm interested taking long exposures, 8-30 seconds or so, in urban environments. The goal would be to use existing objects (...
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What am I losing by going with a Gorillapod rather than a traditional tripod?

I own a Sony NEX-5R, and use it heavily for low-light photography, with a Gorillapod. I used to use a Gorillapod with a point-and-shoot, so when I upgraded to the NEX, I stuck to the Gorillapod (...
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Would a bigger Gorillapod help?

I own a Sony NEX-5R, which I use heavily for low-light shooting, with a Gorillapod. The Gorillapod is rated for 1kg, and the camera is 466gm. When I press the shutter button, I get camera shake, which ...
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How can I tell what kind of JOBY tripod I own?

When I first bought my Canon EOS 7D at a local electronics dealer, I also bought a JOBY Gorillapod for it. I've hardly used it though, as my camera weighs a ton and the tripod nearly buckles under its ...
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Mini-Mobile And Mobile Tripods - How To Make Them Hold Smartphones For Taking Good Still Shots?

I am mostly taking shots with my HTC Desire S 5MP smartphone. But for a long time wanted to get mobile tripod which is compact and easy to carry. The problem is with their mostly used universal 1/4 ...
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Do I really need a ball head for a SLR zoom Gorillapod?

GorillaPod doesn't come with a ball head, but since its legs are extremely flexible will I actually "need" a ball head? Can't I simply bend the legs to get the view? Am I missing a point?
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Will the GorillaPod SLR-Zoom keep my DSLR camera from falling over/off?

I have a DSLR and a lens and am considering buying a GorillaPod for when I'm out and about and can find surfaces to place it on/attach it to. My main concern is whether I can rely on it to keep my ...
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