As smartphone cameras took over the industry, so too rose up a whole new breed of cost-effective accessories that helped photographers and videographers take their content to the next level at a fraction of the cost of a professional rig.
Demand for even better products is continual, but social media creators have requested a cinema grade mobile rig at an affordable price for some time.
Future content stars of social media need take heed – JOBY has heard your calls and is pleased to bring a new GorillaPod to market in response.
The original makers of the GorillaPod flexible tripod beloved by content creators the world over, JOBY’s new mobile rig gives users the same flexibility and adaptability of the original with the added ability to tack on additional devices.
Using the ball-and-socket implementation of the GorillaPod, the new Mobile Rig has use as a handle, tripod, or even wrapped around poles or frames with a secure mount for a smartphone as well as two six-socket arms “for attaching the standard ¼”-20 tripod connections or cold shoe mounts” according to the Phoblographer.
Where the user mounts the smartphone there is another cold-shoe mount that gives the option of shooting in either landscape or portrait orientation. This setup allows for use with a microphone, lights, and other devices.
What the tool really brings to the market is the ability to make even higher quality videos and content at less of a cost in equipment expenses.
The world of social media video and photography is competitive and filled to the brim with talent, but not everyone has access to expensive mobile rigs to shoot that next level video or that crazy angle shot. And just as accessible as the original GorillaPod was for content creators, the new Mobile Rig promises the same level of ease of use so consumers familiar with one device should have no trouble starting to use the latest JOBY product.