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Switch to the SwitchPod?

Time for a catch up in the world of Video Hero!

Switch to the SwitchPod?

Did you see this new Kickstarter project for a Vlogging tripod called the SwitchPod? (there it still an opportunity to back it!)

It's for holding your camera out in front of you as you Vlog, or putting down on a table, ground or wall etc. for steady shots on the go.

I own a bulky Gorilla Tripod similar to this one - but it is fiddly to set up quickly and can fall over when placed on a surface.

Yes - it's flexible but can be awkward .. so how about the SwitchPod ...

The SwitchPod (note: I haven't used one) .. looks slimline for slipping into your bag and pops up and down in a jiffy.

The downside? No adjustable head for altering the angles, or bendy legs to attach to a lamppost .. you could add your own ball head.

Possibly a little bit oversized for smartphone shooters? (as opposed to DLSR, mirrorless and compact camera users) .. though that doesn't worry me personally

Back the SwitchPod on Kickstarter

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