Blue Ridge Media Reviews Apple iPhone Tripods

Learn How To Use Apple iPhone Tripods For Filmmaking, Cinematography, Videography and Photography

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Apple iPhone Tripods

The only purpose of an iPhone Tripod is to keep your Apple iPhone Camera Perfectly Still for Slow Shutter Filmmaking, Cinematography, Videography and Photography. Many Apple iPhone Photography Apps Recommend using the Lowest Possible ISO for the Lowest Noise. Shooting in ISO Priority forces the Shutter Speed to Slow Down, often below the 1/60th Rule for Hand Held. If in doubt, Always Use an Apple iPhone Tripod.

We use and recommend this Manfrotto Compact Smartphone Tripod (Photo: Left). It is fairly Lightweight (921g). The Center Column can be easily reversed for Macro Photography. We attach a Manfrotto Smartphone Clamp (Photo: Below) which has wide flat edges which hold the iPhone 12 and 13 more securely in a Moment iPhone Case. We tie an IOS Remote Control to tripod.

We DO NOT recommend any Smartphone Tripods for DLSR Cameras.

Learn How To Use Apple iPhone Tripods

• Time Lapse Videography – Requires the Apple iPhone Camera to be Perfectly Still over a long period of time.
• Astrophotography – Requires the Apple iPhone Camera to be Perfectly Still for up to 30 seconds.
• Landscape Videography and Landscape Photography – Requires the Apple iPhone Camera to be Perfectly Level with the Horizon.
• Macro Videography and Macro Photography – Reverse the Center Column to take Macros near the surface. Perfect for Macros of bugs, mushrooms and small flowers.



Learn How To Use Apple iPhone Monopods

• Gimbal Extension – Lets you Shoot Upside Down or Simulate a Drone Taking Off.
• Gimbal Stabilization – Adds counter weight to the Gimbal Handle for Stabilization.
• Macro Videography and Macro Photography – Lets you get down closer to nature.
• Road Videography – We open our Moon Roof and mount the Apple iPhone or Gimbal to the Monopod. Simulates a Motorcycle Helmet Cam.

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Apple iPhone Camera Tips and TutorialsAd • IOS Remote Control – When you press on your Apple iPhone, it will move slightly, causing blurry images. We carry an IOS Remote Control in our Camera Bag and Attached to our Tripods. Color coded for each Apple iPhone. Uses 1 CR2016 Lithium Battery. Volume Shutter Control needs to be Enabled for this to work!

Apple iPhone Tripods

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Ad • Manfrotto BeFree Advanced TripodWatch a Video

Left over from our Sony DSLR Photography Days, we still use this Manfrotto BeFree Advanced Tripod for Filmmaking, Cinematography, Videography and Photography in windy conditions or for more stablilty during Timelapse Photography. The Center Column can be easily reversed for Macro Photography or fitted with a Shorter Center Column. Add a Manfrotto Smartphone Clamp. Safe Payload 8 kg. This can hold a DSLR Camera. (1.6 kg).

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For Lighter Apple iPhone Filmmaking, Cinematography, Videography and Photography, we use and recommend this Manfrotto Compact Smartphone Tripod with Ball Head. It features a light weight and compact design with a ball head that ensures your Apple iPhone a stays firmly locked in position. The Center Column can be easily reversed for Macro Photography. Add a Manfrotto Smartphone Clamp. Safe Payload 1.5 kg. Not Recommended for DSLR Cameras. (921g).

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For Desktop Filmmaking, Cinematography, Videography and Photography, when a ball head is required, we use and recommend this Pocket Size Manfrotto Mini Tripod. It features a universal smartphone clamp that holds the flat edges of the Apple iPhone 13 Pro much better than their older “V” style clamp. Supports a payload of 1 kg. Also doubles as a light stand. Not Recommended for DSLR Cameras. (215 g).

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This Manfrotto Smartphone Clamp features Flat Edges for the Apple iPhone 12 and Apple iPhone 13 Models. Add one to each Manfrotto iPhone Tripod. (30g)

Apple iPhone Monopods

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Ad • Manfrotto Heavy Duty Monopod

This Heavy Duty 5 section design folds down to a very compact 17” but when extended the Monopod is 63” tall. We attach this Monopod to the Zhiyun Smooth 5 or Manfrotto Smartphone Clamp to Extend the Apple iPhone higher up for the “Drone Look”, upsidedown for along the ground shots or to be used to shoot through the Vehicle’s Sunroof. Add the Manfrotto Smartphone Clamp (Above). (454g).

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