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The Gorillapod 3K Kit for DSLR?

Joby Gorillapod has been an established brand for a couple of years. Gorillapods are sturdy and versatile, but pricey as well. Is it still a good idea to buy a Gorillapod for your DSLR right now?

I’ve been using Gorillapods since a couple of years and been disappointed once: I bought the Gorillapod Hybrid for my DSLR, but that didn’t work, since it couldn’t carry the weight of the camera. I then switched to the SLR-Zoom and am still very happy with it. However, if you want to use a bigger lens or a bigger camera with large battery, external monitor or microphone, you’ll need the big guns. That’s where the 3K Kit comes in.




  • The 3K Kit has a ballhead, which you can take off, but it’s a must have on a Gorillapod
  • The basics of the Gorillapod: it’s very sturdy
  • The versatility makes this Gorillapod so special
  • Black and red colour
  • There’s a level indicator


  • A Gorillapod is pricey, but a good investment
  • You’ll need a coin to tighten the clip on the DSLR


If you don’t own a Gorillapod in you accessories collection yet, go out and buy one. This tripod is usable in every situation. You can strap it around a tree, put it in the sand or use it as a vlogging rig. It’s pricey, but well worth the investment! You can find the 3K kit here.

Simon loves gadgets even more than he loves chocolate, and he’s from Belgium… How weird.

Simon Bossuyt – who has written posts on The Red Ferret Journal.

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