How-To: Pocket-Sized Tripod

Photography & Video Woodworking
How-To: Pocket-Sized Tripod



Here’s a handy way to steady your camera when you’re on the go and can’t lug a cumbersome tripod around with you. Devised by Instructables user inspiredwood, this pocket-sized tripod tutorial shows you how to efficiently organize the simple materials needed to make this effective tool.

The “tripod” made from a string and a 1/4 inch nut is a well functioning and cheap classic that every photographer should have in the photo bag. But I have always had a problem with the string entangling in their bag, so here is the solution that makes sure you always have a tripod handy and don’t look like a fool unraveling strings…


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