For this article, we are going to be going over what we think is the best selfie stick for Fujifilm XA3 cameras on the market right now. With the XA3 coming in at around 1.18 pounds there is no way on earth that we would trust a traditional selfie stick with it as they are so flimsy and can easily break.
Thankfully, the new generation of selfie sticks have been designed to be able to easily take the weight of heavier DSLR and mirrorless cameras that the older style selfie sticks are unable to support. The stick that we will be featuring can easily support the weight of an XA3 and it has a proven track record of being able to support much heavier cameras too. We will also be touching on how you are able to make your own homemade stick for your XA3 at the end of the article as more and more people are choosing to take that option.
The Fugetek FT-568
Fugetek was one of the first brands to release a higher payload selfie stick onto the market that could support the heavier cameras and with the first mover advantage, they cleaned up earning tons of customers. Due to the excellent build quality and performance of the stick, its reputation grew exponentially with more and more photographers who use it choosing to post their own reviews (click here to read some of them) online.
The stick has also been designed to be as easy as possible to use. To mount your XA3 on the stick simply mount it on the swivel head on the stick as you would if you were mounting it on a tripod. The mounting thread on the Fugetek FT-568 is the exact same size as the thread size for any tripod making it quick and easy to mount and unmount your XA3 on the fly.
A number of attachments are included with the selfie stick, as well as additional attatchements, being available to purchase separately. These range from allowing you to mount a number of smartphones on the stick as well as a large number of different action cameras too. This makes the Fugetek FT-568 the ideal travel selfie stick too as you are able to quickly and easily swap between your camera, your smartphone, and your action camera to change the type of photograph or selfie that you capture with the stick.
Another great feature of the Fugetek FT-568 is that is can be fully extended to a massive forty-eight inches without losing any of its payload capacity. This means that you can mount your XA3 on your stick and fully extend it safely to allow you to capture more of the background in your selfie that other selfie sticks simply can’t compete with. The handle of the Fugetek FT-568 has also been overhauled to increase its comfort and allow you to hold the selfie stick for long periods of time when required without your hand cramping up.
The video below offers an additional third-party, independent review for the Fugetek FT-568 to offer our readers an independent opinion of the product.
A Homemade Selfie Stick (Its Easier Than You Think!)
Now, everyone always thinks that making your own selfie stick is going to be really hard and take a load of time but it is actually pretty easy. We would recommend picking up the following bits of equipment to make the process as cheap and easy as possible:-
- A Cheap, Decent Monopod (Click here to check for product prices and availability).
- A Cheap, Decent Swivel Mini Tripod Ball Head (Click here to check for product prices and availability).
- A Decent, Budget-Friendly Fujifilm XA3 Compatible Wireless Remote (Click here to check for product prices and availability).
Once you have the items above you simply attach the swivel head onto your monopod’s mounting thread and then mount your Fujifilm XA3 onto the swivel head. This makes it really easy for you to angle your camera exactly how you want it to capture the perfect selfie. Although the wireless remote is an option, if you chose to purchase one then you add it to your camera and then use the remote trigger to capture photographs on demand as needed.
The video below offers an additional third-party, independent review for the AmazonBasics 67-Inch Monopod to offer our readers an independent opinion of the product.