Make your videos look better with a tripod and other specialty gear

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All in One AI 360 Smart Face Tracking Tripod
From face-tracking tripods to studio lighting, these video accessories will help you shine.
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Whether for Zoom calls or showing off how your guitar lessons are paying off, you’re likely spending more time pointing cameras at yourself. But you and your viewers deserve better than fluorescent lights and a shaky laptop camera. We rounded up four deals on tripods that will help you capture higher-quality video and photos from anywhere.

All-in-One AI 360° Smart Face Tracking Tripod – 19% off

This 360° Smart Face Tracking Tripod uses image-recognition technology and scale estimation to instantly recognize a face and follow it. Perfect for vlogging, presentations — basically anything involving you and a camera — it sports full freedom of rotation, so it can line up a great shot no matter how much you move around. Its solid, squat build stays put, and a companion app adds extra control features.

Buy now: Get the All-in-One AI 360° Smart Face Tracking Tripod for $39.99. That’s 19% off the usual price.

U-Stream Home Streaming Studio: Get great lighting for your videos and live streams with a 10-inch ring light, adjustable tripod and nonslip phone holder
Get great lighting for your videos and live streams with a 10-inch ring light, adjustable tripod and nonslip phone holder.
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U-Stream Home Streaming Studio with 10-inch Ring Light and Tripod – 50% off

Add some studio-quality polish to your videos with this 10-inch ring light and accessories. With three different lighting options, you can dial in the lighting to make the most of your environment. There’s a remote with brightness settings, so you can make adjustments at a distance. It comes with an adjustable tripod that reaches from 18 inches to 52 inches, with a nonslip rubber grip to hold your phone securely in place. It’s USB-powered, too, so you can plug it in anywhere you bring your laptop.

Buy now: Get the U-Stream Home Streaming Studio with 10-inch Ring Light and Tripod for $49.99. That’s half off the usual price.

Armor-X Mini Flexible Phone Tripod: Shoot pictures or video from any angle with a super-durable and portable smartphone tripod
Shoot pictures or video from any angle with this super-durable and portable smartphone tripod.
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Armor-X Mini Flexible Phone Tripod – 42% off

With this flexible, compact tripod, you can get the perfect angle for photo and video almost anywhere. On the carpet, under a railing, over a dashboard — place it anywhere there’s something to sit on or grip. Rubber feet hold it firmly in place. There’s even a Bluetooth remote shutter, so you can place it and take your photos from a distance straight from your smartphone.

Buy now: Get the Armor-X Mini Flexible Phone Tripod for $19.95. That’s 42% off the usual price.

Pictar Home Office Kit: Add a professional polish to your video chats with an 18 mm wide-angle lens, 3-in-1 tripod, smart light, and more
Give your video chats a professional sheen with an 18 mm wide-angle lens and other accessories.
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Pictar Home-Office Kit – 35% off

The Pictar Home Office Kit is all about maximizing the quality of your professional video communications. It includes a clip-on wide-angle lens, studio lighting and a neat flexible tripod. The lens doubles the angle of view, so you can show off your bookshelf even with your smartphone. The tripod adjusts to almost any surface and all sorts of cameras, while the compact LED lamp can illuminate your scene for up to two hours on a charge.

Buy now: Get the Pictar Home-Office Kit for $89.99. That’s 35% off the usual price.