Mounting a Camera to a Tree

This topic isn’t as strange as it sounds.  There are a lot of camera owners that would like to mount a camera to a tree.  Think hunters, wildlife enthusiasts or just for plain surveillance.  Mounting a camera to a tree is a good idea for these people. Camera Mounting Basics First off, ensure your camera is waterproof!  Anything less makes this a bad idea.  Jump to the next article! There are two popular methods for mounting a camera to a tree.  The first method is to use one or more straps wrapped around the circumference of the tree.  The second … Read more

Fat Gecko Camera Mounts: The Mother of all Camera Mounts

Awhile back, I discovered the Fat Gecko Camera Mount with Triple Suction Cups.  I call these the mother of all camera mounts because it’s an extremely heavy duty camera mount.  Heaviest I have seen to date.  Let’s take a look at what impressed me about Fat Gecko Camera Mounts. Fat Gecko Camera Mounts are made by a company called Delkin.  I was already familiar with Delkin because I remember buying some memory cards a long time ago for a GPS that were manufactured by Delkin.  I didn’t know they were in the mount business until I discovered Fat Gecko Camera … Read more

GoPro Hunting Mounts for Trees, Tree Stands and Bows

Most people think of a GoPro as an action camera.  You attach it to a helmet, handlebar or even your body and catch the action.  However, these are high-end cameras that can be used for other purposes as well.  Hence, our article on GoPro hunting mounts. There are two ways to use a GoPro.  With or without the protective case.  Since hunters are outdoors, we strongly suggest using your protective case to protect your GoPro from the weather.  Sure, you can also use it without the case, but that will put your camera at risk.  The mounts that we will … Read more

Car Headrest Mounts for Tablets, Phones and Cameras

Car headrests were first mandated to be installed in vehicles back in the 1960’s.  Headrests haven’t changed a lot since that time.  They are typically supported by a post on each side of the headrest. These posts make an ideal mount point for tablets, phones and cameras.  Car headrest mounts are especially useful for keeping backseat passengers entertained with your tablet.  The posts to the headrest are typically the place where you would attach the mount.  The headrest is also a great place to mount a camera for taking video of the views in front or behind the car.  Let’s review … Read more

Mounts for the Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 Action Camera

Garmin has become a major player in the action camera market.  The Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 is more proof of their commitment to this market. The Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 delivers an impressive an ultra HD 4K footage at 30 frames per second and an HD 1080p image at a pretty amazing 120 frames per second.  Going back a year or two ago, 1080p at 30 frames per second was the best you could get. The Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 incorporates features that you would expect from Garmin.  Namely GPS capabilities.  What can you do with these capabilities?  You have access to connectivity to Garmin devices to capture … Read more

Camera Mounts for Hunters

Today, we discuss camera mounts for hunters.  The introduction of compact action cameras with long battery life and significant storage capabilities has turned the hunting camera market upside down.  For many years, hunters would use big bulky weatherproof enclosed cameras from companies such as Midland, Bushnell and Moultrie.  These cameras ranged in cost from $50 to a few hundred dollars.  You would strap them to a tree, leave it out for a few weeks, go back and check any action.  That was the extent of cameras mounts for hunters. The introduction of action cameras from GoPro, Contour, Kodak and many other … Read more