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1K, 3K, 3k Pro, or 5K Which Joby Gorillapod 2020?

By James Cross Jr

Update: My experience below is still valid, especially regarding the problems with the original Joby 3k tripod. The quick release mechanism on that model is garbage. Fortunately, Joby has released the 3k Pro. This model comes with a ballhead similar to the 5k, making it suitable for use with smaller cameras. I am very pleased […]

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SwitchPod Tripod Review! Still Worth It?

By James Cross Jr

The SwitchPod is an alternative to the tried and true Joby Gorillapods for vlogging. But is it actually worth it? The SwitchPod is definitely a well build vlogging tripod and there are a lot things I like about it and some things I don’t. In this video I will give you my personal opinion of […]

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Movi Cinema Robot vs GoPro Hero 7 Black Hyperlapse

By James Cross Jr

With the improved image stabilization of the GoPro Hero 7 Black and more recent models, I wanted to do a comparison of the GoPro 7 to the Movi Cinema Robot gimbal with an iPhone XS. I wanted to see if the Cinema Robots hyper-lapse feature is better than GoPros, so I took to the streets […]

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Movi Cinema Robot. Best Gimbal for Phones?

By James Cross Jr

The two features that first caught my interest with the Movi Cinema Robot were the counterweight system and the two handed grip design. I was interested in the counterweight system, because it allows you to balance the gimbal when using a variety of aftermarket lenses on your phone. A two handed grip provides greater stability […]

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3k vs 3k Pro Gorillapod Review 2020

By James Cross Jr

Are you wondering if the Joby Gorillapod 3k Pro is better than the original 3k? I own both and one is awesome, the other should never have been sold. In this review, I am going to focus on the 3k ball heads. The legs are functionally the same. Great for different terrain and for attaching […]