At my retreats, I use my iPad extensively for presenting lessons, showing video on a flat screen tv, and allowing students to look “over my shoulder” as I draw or paint an example.
Obviously, you can’t hold onto your iPad while drawing or painting, so I had to find a good table-top tripod.
What did I find?
It’s called the Vanguard VS-82, and you can find it here:
It is sturdy and that is the important thing because the full size iPad is heavy and can tip over most table top tripods.
You need a special clip also because there are no screw holes in iPads and iPhone like there are on camera bottoms.
The one I use, by Case Star, can be found here can be found here:
You really have to hold it in your hand to “get” how it works, but it’s easy to figure out. The “Universal” part of the description refers to the fact that it fits the screw on most tripods (6mm).
WIll work with the mini iPad too, but I would recommend a smaller clip for phones.
Important tip – iPad and iPhone videos are huge filee. There are apps that compress them, but for the best quality, you have get them into your computer, where you can use iMovie or some other editor to create smaller files.