Most Useful Photography Tool: Articulating Arm with Clamp – House Plant Journal

Most Useful Photography Tool: Articulating Arm with Clamp

I’ve created over a hundred plant time lapse videos and these articulating arms have made all the difference!

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Traditional tripods can’t fit into tight spaces but little table-top versions aren’t as stable. Articulating arms to the rescue!

The clamp holds on to the shelf post while the other end uses a standard 1/4” tripod thread to hold the camera. The other one is holding an LED panel light (not shown).
The clamp holds on to the shelf post while the other end uses a standard 1/4” tripod thread to hold the camera. The other one is holding an LED panel light (not shown).
When you use two clamps, you can use it to hold other devices, like this PAR sensor for measuring/recording light data at the nursery.
When you use two clamps, you can use it to hold other devices, like this PAR sensor for measuring/recording light data at the nursery.

If you need a reliable way to secure a camera in tight spaces, I highly suggest getting a few of these (I have 10 of them!):

Articulating arm and clamp: https://amzn.to/2XUZ9q2

And to hold my phone (like for Instagram Live sessions), I use a phone mount that connects with the articulating arm:

Phone mount for standard 1/4” thread: https://amzn.to/2Y5iKnh

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