We've all been there: breathlessly plugging your camera into your computer, firing up your photo software, and stopping dead at the sight of horrifically blurry pictures. How to rectify the situation? Get a tripod. Lug that chunky thing to the pub, the beach, take that bad boy everywhere. Maybe not.
Or you could follow our advice and think different. Click through the photos to see our pick of the coolest, wackiest and most un-tripoddy tripods, monopods and camera supports going. Peter Parker wasn't really Spider-Man -- he had one of these puppies. -Rich Trenholm