Ever been influenced to mount your Gorillapod tripod on a metal surface area, however can’t discover an ideal grip?

Magnetic Gorillapod

If you are an imaginative photographer, then you need to look into this Instructable that reveals you how to modify an existing Gorillapod by adding some magnetic feet.

The detailed directions were produced for the basic Gorillapod design that’s suitable with a video camera, but you can make use of the exact same steps to modify the iPhone version. The process is not too hard, needing you to drill a small hole in the bottom of the tripod feet, fill the hole with a magnet and use epoxy to hold everything in place. A final covering of sugru helps to offer the feet a smooth, professional-looking finish.

Magnetic Gorillapod feet

If you are a savvy shopper, the cost of each magnetic Gorillapod can be rather sensible with each unit needing about $ 25, though you might need to spend $ 40 to get everything you need. You will certainly require a $ 16 Gorillapod, a $ 12 pack of ten unusual earth magnets (1/2″ x 3/8) and about $ 12 in sugru. After using 3 magnets and a touch of the sugru, there will certainly be plenty of materials leftover for future tasks.

It’s a smart and reasonably low-cost modification that’ll provide a novel method to hold your iPhone while you place it to obtain a distinct angle shot.

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