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Pocket Tripod Perfect for Casual Photographers

by Paul Strauss

No, it doesn’t have three legs, so it’s not really a tripod, but it serves the same basic purpose. This ingenious little device screws into the tripod thread on the bottom of your camera, providing it with a stable platform for you to take impromptu photos from.

Manfrotto 797 Modo Pocket Camera Mount

The Manfrotto 797 Modo Pocket camera mount is so tiny, that when folded up it fits easily on your keychain. The mini stand has a hinged design that lets you adjust the angle of your camera, as well as the ability to deal with angled surfaces. It’s got four tiny rubber feet to help stabilize your camera too.

Unfortunately, I haven’t found a place you can order these outside of France, but you might be able to get one shipped to you by Digit-Photo if you happen to Parlez-Vous Français. You also might want to check with B&H Photo, since they carry the Manfrotto line.

Comments (7):

  1. You might want to check their homepage to find other international distributors:

  2. the scholar says:

    that is so cool and so practical! i hope i can find one around here…

  3. This is good. Carrying a tripod with three legs is not at all handy while carrying a foldaway legless ‘tripod’ is stylish and space-saving as well. Must give credit to its innovative creator.

  4. technabob says:

    Russ: Thanks for the link. When I originally wrote this, it wasn’t yet available at B&H.

  5. Velvetron says:

    Folding metal spyder … the Manfrotto Modo Tripod…

    Wow, this little thing is SOOOO cool. I’ll be honest, I never really understood table tripods. I mean, they only get you a couple inches off of the surface you’re shooting from, why not just shoot with the camera sitting directly on the …

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