If you do a lot of self portraits, then you may find the following products useful. I own the Quik Pod and I love it. My hubby and I never really have to ask anyone to take our pics. Also, it’s small and compact. It’s small enough to go in your purse, ladies.

QuikPod ® is the world’s first extendable hand held tripod! Quik Pod ® – take your own photo without the help of strangers!

This lightweight portable gorillapod™ by Joby™ has sturdy legs that will grip almost anything—trees, chairs, railings—to allow them to snap steady, hands-free pictures just about anywhere.