How To Make A Smartphone Tripod On A Budget

This tutorial will show you how to construct a DIY gorilla pod for smartphones to help you capture shots that are shake-free.

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The COOPH team have come up with another top DIY-hack for smartphone photographers who don't want to spend too much cash on a tripod. 

In this video, COOPH shows you how to make a pocket-sized tripod for your smartphone. Using some basic household tools and a few lengths of wire, you can make a flexible and versatile phone holder that will even cling to vertical surfaces! 

 

DIY Tripod

 

The DIY tripod looks particularly useful when you want to capture a selfie that has more of the scene behind you in the shot (see the shot at the end of this article). 

Here's the tool checklist: 

  • Binder Clip
  • Smartphone
  • Threaded Rod
  • Allen Key
  • Nuts
  • Washers
  • Coil of wire
  • Duct tape
  • Pliers 

For the full 'how to', click 'play' on the video which isn't very long so won't take up too much of your time. 

 

DIY Tripod

Setting up for the shot captured below.

 

Portrait

 

Portrait

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