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Smartphone + Electric Drill = Slo Mo Rotating Footage On A Budget

Here's another money-saving DIY hack for smartphone photographers who want to capture cool footage but don't want to spend lots of money on accessories.

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The COOPH team are well-known for coming up with really cool DIY photography tricks and their latest hack certainly doesn't disappoint. 

No longer do you need a gimbal when capturing rotating footage with your smartphone, instead, all you need is a drill, a wooden block, some tape and, of course, a smartphone. 

Essentially, you want to drill through the block until the drill bit gets stuck and the wooden block rotates with the drill. You then need to tape your smartphone to the block, hit record and slowly spin the drill to capture your spinning footage. 

If you do try it, be careful as we can imagine if you hit the drill trigger button too hard and the block could spin loose, taking your smartphone crashing to the floor with it. Or worse still, come through the block to where your smartphone is...

A bit like the DIY waterproof casing hack - you do this at your own risk. 

Still, points go the COOPH team for continuing to be incredibly creative - cheers for the ideas, guys! 


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