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Posted on: 3/6/04 3:39 PM
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I found this mini tripod in my local camera store. It cost about $8 and is 5-6" tall.
The legs are bendable and a camera can be placed solidly on almost all surfaces. It screws right into the bottom of my plain jane digital camera and with the delay on the camera, I can take pictures of myself in my sewing projects, when there is no-one else around to help.

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mClones said... (3/7/04 8:05 PM) Reply
A soda can, pile of books, or any old pile of stuff works in a pinch too. Been using those for years!
AnneM said... (3/7/04 5:25 PM) Reply
Sounds like a great tripod! I will have to look for it.
Mbarkle said... (3/7/04 8:08 AM) Reply
Great idea. Not sure if my camera has the delay option, must look into it. My self portraits are pretty bad because of the flash in the mirror.
kathi s said... (3/7/04 7:29 AM) Reply
Thanks for the tip! When I buy a digicam, I will look for one with the timer/delay option.
SewVeryTall said... (3/7/04 1:39 AM) Reply
When I saw the headline for this tip, I couldn't click fast enough! Great tip to use a tripod [and that you found one so inexpensive], but I don't have the timer or delay on my camera :(
Kim Winson said... (3/6/04 11:50 PM) Reply
Cool! thanks for the idea.
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