Getting up close and personal with JOBY Gorillapods

My first foray into the world of film making coincided with JVC bringing their handheld video camera to the market. I remember it vividly. It was 1985. Back to the Future was the film of choice. With a side loading tape deck, red body and shoulder mount design as used by Marty McFly, I found myself channelling my inner Spielberg as I directed and cajoled my class mates to act in front of the camera as the snow fell down with them standing in their school shirts. Jackets weren’t allowed. I was determined that they would suffer for my art. …read more