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0-9p8uijhWith the pandemic forcing us to maintain a safe distance from each other, we have to resort to Zoom calls, Instagram lives, and TikToks to connect with our friends, work, and the outside world.
And even though your loyal followers tune in to your daily vlogs no matter the content (bless their hearts), you still want to give the people something great.
Lo and behold, here is a roundup of accessories that you can use to spruce up your next live streaming or photo session. Plus, they’re all on sale.
The secret to those picture-perfect vlogs from your favorite YouTubers? A really good ring light. The good news is that you can have one too with the U-STREAM Home Streaming Studio set. It features a 10-inch ring light that offers various lighting options, along with an adjustable tripod stand to support your phone as you shoot. Typically $99.99, it’s on sale for $49.99.
Engineered with wireless charging tech, this gimbal not only lets you capture smooth shots, but it also keeps your device juiced up while you record. It features built-in buttons, allowing you to focus, zoom, view photos, and perform slow-motion, time-lapses, and panorama shots without touching your phone. Snag it on sale for $94.99.
Shaky hands? This gimbal was created to help you capture stable, cinematic quality footage no matter the setting. It has various focus and zoom settings to improve the creativity of your shots, as well as other modes like OV, kaleidoscope, hand-following, and 360-degree pan axis. Ideal for shooting outdoors, it has a 17-hour battery capacity which can easily be extended via USB and wireless charging. It can be yours for $119.
Did you know that just having the right lighting can make your skin look smoother on camera? This LED light is a portable lamp designed to be used with a camera or a smartphone. All you have to do is attach it to your device, and you’ll be able to enjoy its powerful, high-quality light that is capable of improving the quality of your photos and clips. Get it on sale for $39.99.
Whether you want to take extremely detailed images or action shots, this kit lets you do capture exactly what you want. Just attach it to your smartphone, twist the grip on the manual focus ring, and you’re good to take snaps all day. Your smartphone camera’s native zoom won’t be able to hold a candle to this one. Usually $55.44, it’s on sale for $24.95.
You don’t need a videography team to take creative footage. This 360-degree phone gimbal allows you to shoot studio-grade videos without needing anyone, all thanks to its infinite rotation, real-time target tracking, face tracking mode, AI composition, and a bevy of other nifty features. With a battery built-in, it can deliver up to 50 hours of professional-level shooting on a single charge. Get it for only $58.99.
There are selfie sticks, and there are smart selfie sticks. This one by Pictar is a super advanced selfie stick, all thanks to its six-button control panel built into the handle, delivering a variety of functions even when the stick is fully extended. You can use the controls to tilt the phone, snap a shot, zoom in, and more. Snag it for $57.99.
This kit packs all the contraptions you need to take stunning photos, including a tripod, lenses, and a host of other goodies. There’s a remote included that you can use to take selfies from a distance, along with a selfie light that lets you capture perfect photos come night time. Get the bundle for $24.99.
Whether you’re shooting at home or outside, this flexible tripod can keep up. Designed with five flexible and extremely durable and modular legs, it can be shaped however you want and adjusts to any surface you tether it to. For a limited time, you can get it on sale for $18.99.
The limited controls on our smartphones can sometimes make it hard for us to make the most out of the built-in camera. The Pictar Pro is a tool that transforms your phone into something akin to a DSLR, outfitting it with a smart metal grip, large metal buttons, a zoom switch, a viewfinder, and more. Get it on sale for only $126.99.