A Cool Way to Make Your Own Articulated Camera Stand

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Unless money is absolutely no object to you, and you can easily afford all the best photography gear, there will come a time when you decide that you need to get a bit crafty and start making some of your own photography accessories. They say that necessity is the mother of invention, and more than a few ingenious macro photographers have found that when the need strikes, they can easily make use of some household items to create must-have photography equipment.

Today’s macro photography tutorial is a case-in-point of how easy it can be to take some items you probably already have in your home and turn them into a very cool articulated camera stand. You never know when you might need to use an articulated stand for your macro photography shoots, so take a look at how easy it is to make one in your own home workshop or garage.


We love the final product that you can get by following the simple steps laid out for you in this photography DIY tutorial. Even if you don’t consider yourself to be the handiest person around, you can assemble the basic materials you need and create your own articulated camera stand in no time.

Photographers are known for being able to improvise and come up with solutions that other people might have never considered. We have to admit that prior to seeing this tutorial we never would have thought about reconditioning an old desk light to make such a useful piece of photography equipment. How about you? Are you eager to get to the workbench to make one of these for yourself? If you do make one, please let us know how it turns out for you.

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