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01 | Palisades Nosedive with Larry Tiefenbrunn

“We got off early from work a few weeks ago one day, so Mina and I decided to drive up about an hour away to the Palisades in Northern New Jersey. It was windy, cold and threatening thunderstorms so I didn’t know what to expect photographically.

Along the Palisades highway there are several look out points north of the George Washington Bridge. This particular scene caught my eye because of the plunging lines in the rock and in the trees and they go up in the textured water. My Platypod Max, mounted on the rock fence at the lookout gave me excellent stability even in the Highwinds so that I could get a tack sharp image.”

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02 | Art Still Life with Bob Coates

“Recently, I was working on testing a background stand for a review and grabbed a small vase and some flowers from a miniature rose bush outside my door to see what I could do. I used a couple of Platypods to both support the camera and hold the light. It's clean, simple and low trouble to put together!”

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03 | Dinner Time with a Hungry Brown Thrasher and Deborah Sandidge

In today's post we're proud to feature the work of photographer Deborah Sandidge. Deborah is a passionate professional photographer and Nikon Ambassador, specializing in world travel and artistic imagery. She recently integrated her Platypod while capturing some stunning images of a hungry thrasher while in the process of feeding on some mealworms. The best part is that it was from her very own office window! It's a prime example that creativity is everywhere as long as you look for it, whether you're traveling across the globe or hunkered down at home. Check out her setup!

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While Supplies Last!

Get Your Multi-kit at a DEEP discount!

Prices have been deeply discounted on our Multi-Kit Accessory Kit! There are only 500 left, so don’t miss your chance to expand your creativity with any Platypod. The Multi-Kit includes a 3-inch spigot adapter for portable and studio lighting; a silicone pad to secure grip on flat surfaces; a 36-inch cinch strap for securing your Platypod on large, freestanding objects (such as trees and wide poles); and a riser that accommodates more tripod ball heads. Order yours today!


June 1 Price Changes

Since starting the company, we, at Platypod, have done our very best not to increase prices. In fact, we have never raised the pricing on our main products, Max or Ultra. Instead, we absorbed several increases in the cost of materials, import duties, currency exchange values, etc.
We are at a point now where we have no choice but to raise our prices, effective June 1, 2021. We value your support and the creativity being shared by Platypod users around the world. As a result, we will periodically offer unique discount codes for you, our newsletter subscribers. The code below will discount any purchases through the Platypod store by 15% from June 1 - 30, 2021.



Thank you for your support and never-ending enthusiasm for imaging with Platypod!


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