DSLR Camera Hot Shoe Mounts for SmartPhones and iPhones

I was recently introduced to the integration of DSLR cameras and smartphones.  There are a few advantages to mounting a phone to a hot shoe.  New applications such as Facebook Live and Periscope necessitate the need for multiple devices to shoot photos or videos of the same subject simultaneously.  Then there are useful applications such as the level app to ensure that your camera is level when shooting the photo.  You need to mount the smartphone to your camera to do this.  That’s where hot shoe mounts come into play. Most hot shoe mounts use a similar technique to mount to attach … Read more…

DSLR Camera Car Mount Options for Photographers

Mounting a DSLR camera in a car isn’t as easy as it sounds.  There are some unique requirements associated with this task.  The weight of the DSLR camera, the need for a steady hold, the physical size of the camera and lastly the need to have the DSLR camera in a mounted position that’s useful.  Let’s take a look at some good DSLR camera car mount options. All the mounts that we will discuss will attach to the DSLR camera using a standard tripod attachment.  That’s a 1/4″ – 20 threaded screw hole on the bottom of the camera.  I … Read more…