Use HandlePod to Save the Shot in a Photo Emergency

Long exposure low light.

HandlePod is the perfect emergency tool when you need long exposure in low light.

What makes a photo emergency? It is a low light situation that really needs a tripod. But where is it? Home in a closet. That’s an emergency! Most photographers have had the experience of wanting to take a long exposure in low light but had no tripod to stabilize the camera. How to deal with it?

Stabilize on Any Support

HandlePod is the ideal tool to stabilize in low light. All it takes is a solid object and your hand. Hold it against any support—a lamp post, a column, a wall, anything solid. Use a remote release or a two-second shutter delay and exposures of a second to minutes are possible without a tripod.

Tripod free long exposure photography is especially important for travelers. Most people are reluctant to drag a tripod through airports and lug it around all day for a few long exposure night shots. Imagine that blue hour cityscape with traffic trails on a busy thoroughfare. That’s a photo emergency where camera stabilization makes the difference between a blurry disappointment and a real prize winner.

And There Are Plenty of Supports Available

camera stability on anythng

Hand hold against supports for tripod-stable photos

True, you’re limited to locations where a solid support object is available. But cities and tourist locations have an abundance of railings, posts, walls and other supports you can easily stabilize the HandlePod against. And you can use it in places where tripods are forbidden—castles, cathedrals, museums, Disneyland.

A tripod (a mini-pod or sand bag for that matter) must use a horizontal surface. HandlePod solidly engages vertical or horizontal supports with equal ease. Its four rubber-tipped feet will straddle round or cornered supports. Whatever solid object you can find becomes your tripod and gives you reliable camera stabilization for any exposure.

Be ready for any photo emergency that requires camera stabilization in low light. HandlePod is the emergency low light tool that makes all the difference when your tripod is at home.

Related Post

Stabilize Your Camera Anywhere Without a Tripod Tripod or No Tripod--That is the Question Tripod alternatives come in a wide variety of forms and functions. They are useful, sometimes "NO TRIPO...
Add a Gimbal to the HandlePod Steadicam Add a gimbal to the HandlePod steadicam with Traxxas #5151 shafts and U-joint. In a previous blog we described how to build a steadicam device for...
Birth of the HandlePod–A Different Camera St... HandlePod, A New Approach to Camera Stabilization Brussels main square at night. The HandlePod concept came about one summer night in Brussels. M...
How to Pick the Perfect Tripod Alternative for Any... You want to take a low light shot. The exposure time you’ll use is way longer than you could possibly hand hold. You have no tripod. What to do? The s...
Explore the Magic of Long Exposure Photography Modern cameras or camera phones will provide a reasonable image under just about any lighting conditions. Low light capability is a much touted featur...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *