Before remote apps I attached camera to monopod, set exposure and timer, pressed shutter release, hoisted the monopod and hoped something worth keeping was in frame. This method took 2 hands (1 high, 1 low) to raise and hold the monopod. Now I want to use the smartphone app to trigger the shutter but that needs more hands. I've ruled out 1 hand for monopod, 1 for smartphone because it's too easy to drop 1 or both. All the other solutions resemble Rube Goldberg contraptions, e.g., Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available) I'm thinking of some combination of the following - Add handle to monopod for better control by high hand. - Attach to belt a receptical in which the bottom of monopod is inserted, like parade flag bearers. - Smartphone case that holds phone on high hand forearm. Keep 2 hands on the monopod while waiting to shoot, then let go with the low hand and activate shutter. Suppose one could also activate shutter with nose, or something held in mouth. Voice actuated shutter? Any ideas?