Firefly Systems has come out with a new rig that is a bit like a steadi-cam but not. MōVI is a handheld 3-axis digital stabilized camera gimbal. In layman’s terms that means you shoothand held, no body mounted vest, no tripod, no nothing. And you can still get smooth, great looking, shots. [...]
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April 5th, 2013 · No Comments
March 11th, 2013 · 1 Comment
Cables, tapes, cards, connectors, adapters, clips, keeping it all organized can be a challenge. Episode 54 of Video QuickTips offers some ideas on how to corral all those little things that can bring a shoot to a standstill if you can’t find them when you need them.
What do you do to stay organized? Let’s share some [...]
February 14th, 2013 · No Comments
A really QuickTip. Some viewers asked for some handheld footage using the camera reviewed in VideoQuickTip Episode #53. So I went out and got some shots around the park. The ground was a bit wet and “suctiony” which may have had an effect on the walking shots. But there you go a really quick tip [...]
February 13th, 2013 · 2 Comments
Cameras have been getting smaller for years. DSLRs are getting more and more popular. One of the things they have in common is their size, or lack thereof. That lack of size makes them more difficult to hold steady, which means camera supports are more necessary. Tripods rule, but are not always practical and sometimes [...]
January 14th, 2013 · 2 Comments
Camcorders and cameras have gotten smaller. Videographers are always looking at a way to get steadier handheld video. If you use a small camcorder or DSLR you have probably searched for what is commonly called a shoulder rig. Undoubtedly you have come up with a slew of possibilities and one sticks out because of [...]