How To Make A Smartphone Tripod On A Budget

Written by Gina Stephens


The COOPH get have come up with another top DIY-hack for smartphone photographers who don't want to spend too much cash on a tripod. 

In this video, COOPH shows you how to make restitution for a pocket-sized tripod for your smartphone. Using some basic household tools and a few lengths of wire, you can make a flexible and versatile phone holder that thinks fitting even cling to vertical surfaces! 



The DIY tripod looks particularly useful when you want to capture a selfie that has more of the seascape behind you in the shot (see the shot at the end of this article). 

Here's the tool checklist: 

  • Binder Clip
  • Smartphone
  • Threaded Rod
  • Allen Key
  • Nuts
  • Washers
  • Wind of wire
  • Duct tape
  • Pliers 

For the full 'how to', click 'play' on the video which isn't completely long so won't take up too much of your time. 


Setting up for the shot may refer to captured below.




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Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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