Joby Unveils GripTight Smartphone Video Solutions

Mobile videographers, rejoice! Tripod and accessory maker Joby has unveiled two new mini-tripod smartphone stands, designed to help users record smooth, steady video on the go. The stands are based on a smartphone mount, which clamps onto phones measuring between 2.2 and 3.6" wide, inclusive of protective bumpers or cases. The stand connects to a panning and tilting head that uses an aluminum arm for precise pan and tilt operation. The tilt function can be locked in place for a fluid pan without vertical movement.

9 of the Best Gifts for Photographer Moms

Here are some gift suggestions for the photographer mom, for Mothers Day, on B&H Explora.

Joby Debuts GripTight ONE Line for Smartphones

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Accessories for Cyclists

This might come as a surprise to many of you, but B&H Photo Video Pro Audio sells a lot more than just what’s in our name. You probably know about the computers, home and portable entertainment devices, surveillance, maybe even all the telescopes and binoculars we stock… but did you know we have a large (and growing) catalog of Outdoor Gear? It’s true!

15 Support and Grip Devices for Smartphones + Tablets

Despite the fact smartphones and tablets were designed first and foremost to be used as handheld devices, unless you’re taking pictures under bright sunny skies, you should mount your phone or tablet on some sort of support device if you want truly sharp results. Support devices for smartphones and tablets come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and in this roundup we will take a look at some of the options.

Outdoor Gadgets: 10 Cool Things to Make Your Summer More Fun

Whether we think of them as essential tools or just cool gizmos, the gear we use makes our outdoor activities safer and more fun. Technological advances have brought us equipment that past generations could hardly imagine—and it gets smaller, cleverer, and more effective all the time. Here’s a look at some gadgets and gear that will enhance your outdoor adventures.

Using the Joby GripTight PRO Bicycle Mount for Pollution Research

Riding your bike to work is good for the environment, reduces congestion on the roads, decreases crowding on public transportation (yes, that is an issue in New York City), and is a great way to exercise. But because of the time that cyclists spend breathing heavily in close proximity to motor-vehicle exhaust, is commuting by bike in New York City as healthy as we would like it to be? A team of researchers from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health & Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory is trying to figure that out.

Tips and Tools to Take Your Smartphone Photography to New Dimensions

You can’t beat the camera you always have with you. It is now most likely that the images you see on a Facebook feed, Snapchat, or texts were taken with a smartphone. Nowadays, it isn’t uncommon to see news stories relying on smartphone video to make their case. One issue with the smartphone is its lack of ergonomics or features when it comes to making images, so here are some tips and tools to help take your mobile photography to new frontiers.

Vlogging for Beginners: Essential Gear

Vlogging—or video blogging—is becoming more popular by the day, with seemingly everyone seeking to become the next YouTube sensation. You may be thinking that with the right subject matter and your winning personality, stardom is right around the corner. And who knows—maybe it is! But if you’re really going to give it a go, then you’re going to need a few essential pieces of gear to get your vlogging career up and running, and looking good. I mean, let’s face it: viewers are brutal. Bad audio? Dislike! Lousy video quality? Double dislike!

10 Accessories to Help Improve Your Mobile Photography

Guaranteed to be the one camera that is always on you, your mobile phone’s camera may or may not be your camera of choice, but it’s better than none! Here are a few tips to help you use what you have, or whip your budding mobile photography hobby into better shape.


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