Use HandlePod for Hand-Supported Long Exposures

Using your hand to stabilize a camera against any solid support is a time honored practice recommended by many photo instructors and books. But a camera will not connect solidly to objects and this method is not advisable for long exposures. HandlePod firmly engages any support object and can be hand held against the support for any length of time. It is the only camera support specifically designed to held by hand against support objects. It opens up a whole world of possibility for camera stabilization on literally anything.

HandlePod Makes Any Length Exposure Possible

Moonlight 4 min exposure

Four minute moonlight exposure. HandlePod was held against a fence post.

How long an exposure? How long do you want to hold the HandlePod in place against the support? This photo was taken by moonlight for an incredible four minutes at f6.3 and ISO 500. The HandlePod was held by hand against a fence post. The camera was set on bulb and the exposure measured with a timer. The photo is straight out of the camera without processing. It shows no hint of camera shake. This four-minute exposure demonstrates what can be done with the hand supported camera stabilization that HandlePod provides.

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One thought on “Use HandlePod for Hand-Supported Long Exposures

  1. Hermelinda

    You actually make it appear so easy along with your presentation however I to find this matter to be really
    something which I feel I might never understand. It kind of feels too complicated and very large for me.
    I am looking ahead on your next put up, I’ll
    attempt to get the hang of it!

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