Gear Guide: Best Monopods for Video

Monopods can be very useful tools for video work. On the B&H video above, Mia McCormick (from Kelby Training) discuss four popular monopods for shooting HDSLR and how they differ from one another.

Mia starts with some key differences between monopods and tripods and more particularly monopods made especially for video which in many cases includes 3 small legs. She than goes on to talk about four different monopods for video:

If you are looking for some cheaper options, videographer Caleb Pike had a video back in 2012 covering 5 relatively inexpensive monopods:


Here is a list of the models he is talking about:

More guides and comparisons of photographic gear can be found on our photography gear guides – here on LensVid.

Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.

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