5 Must-Have Camera Accessories & Why You Need Them


Carrying only your camera while going out to shoot might not be convenient for you as the gear is vulnerable to accidental shock, damage, abrasion and more. Camera accessories are usually added with your camera while you purchase and otherwise, sold separately to suit your needs. From camera bags to secondary lens, there is an array of peripheral accessories that you will need. At Ulanzi, you can get the most important camera accessories such as camera handles, cages, tripods, lens and also camera bags to contain your gears. 

Camera Cage

Be it your pocket-size action camera or small digital camera, mirrorless camera or instant camera -a camera cage is one of the most useful accessories to keep it safe from external damage. Ulanzi has cages for GoPro camera models like Hero 8, 9 and 10 in different variants, mirrorless Sony cameras like A6400 and A7 III, as well as instant cameras like Insta360 One R, One X and X2. You can choose the cage materials from silicone, metal and plastic as per your budget, choice and usage i.e. whether to be used under saline water or in dust. These cages can be extended accordingly and will not block the battery case, lens or other important functions.

Multifunctional Tripod

Camera tripod is among the most required camera accessories for those who are into vlogging, makeup tutorial, online live sale, review videos and social media livestreaming. In this mobile-friendly age, Ulanzi has created its tripods as compatible with Smartphone, tablet, action camera and DSLRs simultaneously. Made of carbon fiber, these stands can be extended and contracted as per the height requirements and are easily foldable to carry around. The Octopus Tripod, for example, comes with universal 360-degree ballhead and can be used for horizontal and vertical shooting easily. The flexible rubber stands will not break even after bending.

Camera Lens

Compatible for Canon G7 M-III, Sony ZV1 and RX100 M-VII, to name a few, the Ulanzi WL-1 18mm wide angle and macro lens offers 10x zooming to shoot those crisp images. The frame made of oxidized aluminum alloy and one-piece molding make it sturdy for rough use. The low-dispersion Schott lens has thirty layered nano-coatenano-coating on both sides. For Sony ZV1, Ulanzi WL-2 macro lens with 10x zoom is also available. Even if your camera is not suitable to shoot close-up macros or those wide angle images, buying a secondary lens can be handy.


Even if you are shooting from a tight angle or from a great distance above or while moving fast, the camera and Smartphone holders can be useful camera accessories to make sure that your gear never falls down or misses the once-in-a-lifetime shot. There is simple camera pistol grip made of anti-skid ABS that is compatible with Sony A6300, A6400 etc, GoPro action cameras and other DSLRs. The R075 Wooden handle can be a sleek choice with in-built hex wrench to switch between right and left hand holding methods. If you are looking for more advanced handles, there are 10000 mAh powerbank handgrip and Bluetooth remote top handle that is suitable for Canon and Nikon cameras.

Expandable Bracket

The cold and hot shoe mount expandable brackets make sure that your camera, tablet or Smartphone can accompany external microphone, handgrip and other camera parts. The PT-2 Hot Shoe Mount bracket can accommodate any camera accessory within the cold shoe slot along with video light and mic. The PT-7 Vlog bracket, on the other hand, is a perfect accessory for Smartphone vlogging. The RO15 Cold Shoe Monitor Mount, PT-3S Triple Cold Shoe Mount, PT-5 Vlogging Microphone Stand and PT-8 Hot Shoe Microphone Extension Mount are among the bestsellers from Ulanzi.

Apart from these five, you should also invest in a proper camera bag like Ulanzi Vlogging Gear Pouch that is lightweight, waterproof, portable, flexible and has anti-falling features. Choose your camera and accessories properly, Ulanzi will have you covered.

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