The folks over at Joby were kind enough to send this Blair Witch style video-taker a nifty device. The Gorillapod Video can be placed anywhere with its ridiculously strong magnetic feet and positional legs that you can twist in any direction or attach to just about any fixture. Joby suggests that “video seasickness be gone” with either your point-and-shoot cameras with video capabilities or mini/pocket camcorders.
The Gorillapod Video has a compact 7-inch design which allows for easy toting and storing. The Omni-directional aluminum positioning video head allows you to direct the camera in any possible direction with a smooth 360-degree pan and 135-degree tilt. You can easily attach your camera to the Gorillapod Video by screwing in the plate to the camera and sliding it into the base. The quick release button allows you to quickly remove your camera making the Gorillapod beyond easy to use. You can even use it for still shots for when you need that 3rd pair of hands.
The Gorillapod Video definitely ranks as a favorite little gadget with its simple yet unique design and easy to use features. You may even find yourself taking more videos since they will actually be worthy of viewing at a later date. For under $30 at the Joby website, you can’t beat it. You can also find them in many brick-and-mortar stores throughout the US by using the search feature on their website to find the one closest to you.