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ALZO Smartphone Camera Horizontal Mount for Overhead Product Photography with iPhone, Android, Galaxy


ALZO Digital


ALZO Smartphone Camera Horizontal Mount for Overhead Product Photography with iPhone, Android, Galaxy

  • Solid 33 inches long, 5/8 inch diameter aluminum bar with tripod clamp
  • Includes Smart Phone Mount and Wireless Bluetooth Shutter Release; works with iPhones, Android, Galaxy, LG and many more
  • Tripod Clamp attaches to any tripod with 1/4 x 20 camera screw and allows for adjusting rod extension length
  • Accommodates smartphones up to 3 inches wide
  • Smartphone and tripod are not included in this kit

This is an ideal kit for overhead smartphone photography of products. The included Bluetooth Wireless shutter release pairs with all iPhone 4, 5, 6 and 7 and most Android phones since 2010. Some Android phones may require an additional APP from Google Play. The wireless shutter assures ultra sharp photos. The Bluetooth Wireless shutter release includes a detailed American-written user manual. The Smartphone Spring Grip Mount allows for phones up to 3 inches wide.

The ALZO Horizontal Camera Mount consists of a 33 inches long x 5/8 inch diameter solid aluminum bar with a universal camera screw mount on one end, and the tripod clamp. The tripod clamp has a thumb screw to allow the camera/bar to be horizontally positioned and rotated.

The HCM is ideal for shooting small objects that cannot easily stand up on their own for a frontal shot.

  • All aluminum construction
  • Rod includes grooved end for hanging a counterweight or water bottle
Dimensions: Rod: length: 32.3 in., diameter: 5/8 in.; Clamp: length: 2 in., width: 1.25 in., height: 1.25 in. (without screw)
Weight: Rod: 1 pound; Clamp: 4 ounces

ALZO Horizontal Camera Mount Applications


The demonstration on the left shows the ALZO HCM mounted to an ALZO Ball Head Tripod over the ALZO 300 Table Top Studio. The HCM is positioning the camera over the ALZO 24 inch platform. This combination is perfect for shadowless overhead photography. The camera includes an articulating LCD display for easy image framing.



In this tent product imaging application, the ALZO Horizontal Camera Mount allowed us to shoot overhead inside the ALZO photo tent. The camera articulating LCD viewfinder allows for easy image preview.

In this application, a wireless shutter release is essential as it is difficult to access the camera shutter inside the tent.



The ALZO Horizontal Camera Mount has a grooved end opposite the camera mount end that can be used to hang a counterweight to balance the rig and stabilize the camera. We recommend using a water bottle and string as this allows for easy weight adjustment for perfect balance adjustments.