Category Archives: How To

8 Quick Tips to Look Better in Photos by Vasseur Beauty, including a camera extender

If you are not a professional photographer, Vasseur's tips on "How to be more Photogenic" will come handy. They really make sense and are easy to apply. 
"The holidays are coming up and that means family + friend reunions, ugly Christmas … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, How To, Media Buzz, photography | Leave a comment

How to photograph celebrities over the crowd? Georges Clooney spotted at the Toronto International Film Festival 2011

How to photograph celebrities over the crowd: Georges Clooney spotted at the Toronto International Film Festival 2011? Very simple: just attach your XShot camera extender to your camera or iPhone 4/4S and here you go, snap that picture from 3 feet above. Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Concert and celebrity photography, How To | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Video tips and tricks… How to: GoPro Camera and XShot Monopod.

Nothing explains better than a video and Butch is a video expert and enthusiast.
Thanks Butch for this great explanation on how you use your XShot and other monopods with all type of cameras, from the GoPro to the Sony Nex-5.
     
More … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, How To, Video, you tube | 7 Comments

YouTube 101: idiot-proof YouTube tips and tricks from Butchnews

Butch is an artist, writer,  photographer and social activist who lives in Vancouver, Canada. 
Butch is also a great XShot fan and friend and we found out about him via his awesome You tube channels, covering many subjects in Vancouver from Flash Mobs, concerts, … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, How To, Video, you tube | 17 Comments

A Perfect Tool for Just Out of Reach Pictures

Recently reading Josh Smith’s post  on notebooks.com about his XShot road trip experiences, I appreciated his Robert Capa quote: “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough”  and I loved what he did with it and with his XShot!
Most of us … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, How To | 1 Comment

How to Better Photograph Yourself : The Story Behind the XShot Camera Extender

The most common reaction when someone sees the XShot besides the “Hey, where did you get that, how doest it work and can I try it?” is “I wish I had the idea myself! It is such a cool idea … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, How To, Travel, XShot | Leave a comment