When taking photos with your iPhone, you most likely just use two hands to hold it up and snap a photo, but there can be times when a tripod comes in handy. Here are some of the best iPhone 6 tripod mounts that you can buy.
Your iPhone photography may never get serious enough to the point where you’ll need a tripod all the time, but there are those opportunities where a tripod can make a huge difference as far as how your photos and videos turn out.
For instance, if you want to record a cool time-lapse video on your iPhone, you’ll absolutely need a tripod, and if you want to take a long-exposure picture (using some third-party apps), a tripod is in order as well.
Furthermore, a lot of people like to take selfies, but it can be awkward holding your arm out trying to get your face and the background into the frame. You could get a selfie stick, but you’d probably look less ridiculous using a tripod anyway.
However, just a tripod won’t cut it. You’ll also need a tripod mount for your iPhone to fit on, as the device doesn’t have a built-in tripod screw hole. Luckily, there are a handful of tripod mounts to choose from, but here are a few that stand out and are deserving of your hard-earned dollar.
Perhaps the most popular option is Joby's GripTight tripod mount. Joby is well-known for its GorillaPod flexible tripod and a newer addition to the company's product line is the GripTight.
It's essentially a simple piece of engineering that includes a spring-loaded expandable clamp that you can slide your iPhone into and then attach to any tripod. It also folds up and can easily fit into a pocket or slide into a bag for easy and convenient portability.
It's priced at just under $14 on Amazon, which seems a bit steep for a piece of plastic, but it's simple to use and works really well for what it does.