Tripods are a critical piece of photography equipment. Whether you’re lugging around a DSLR or depending on your trusty smartphone, a stable, immobile base is a prerequisite for several types of photos:

  • astrophotography
  • long exposure
  • low-light photography

Be prepared whenever inspiration strikes by keeping a small travel tripod on you! Here are our guides to using a tripod for cellphone photography and some recommendations on our favorite ones.