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Glidecam HD-PRO: new hand-held stabilizer for professional footage

Glidecam HD-PRO: new hand-held stabilizer for professional footage

January 29, 2019

by Jose Antunes Glidecam Industries starts 2019 with the introduction of a new product, the Glidecam HD-PRO, designed for film and video cameras weighing up to 10 lbs. (4.53 kg.). Presented as the most

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The Long Take: How Creative Camera Work Controls The Audience

The Long Take: How Creative Camera Work Controls The Audience

January 23, 2019

by Jason Hellerman How much information can you give to the audience in one long take? You’ve had that moment before. You’re sitting there on the couch, watching a scene that feels like it’s

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HALLOWEEN’S ICONIC FLOATING P.O.V. SHOTS WERE DONE USING A PANAGLIDE CAMERA RIG.

HALLOWEEN’S ICONIC FLOATING P.O.V. SHOTS WERE DONE USING A PANAGLIDE CAMERA RIG.

December 11, 2018

by Sean Hutchinson 15 Terrifying Facts About John Carpenter’s Halloween It doesn’t matter how many times you’ve seen it; John Carpenter’s Halloween, which was released 40 years ago, will always be required viewing for

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Three Essential Dynamic Camera Moves and When to Use Them

Three Essential Dynamic Camera Moves and When to Use Them

July 3, 2018

by Justin Morrow Camera movement is one of most important tools in any filmmaker’s arsenal, but knowing how and why to move is as important as knowing how. For much of their history, movies

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Smooth operator: Steadicam inventor Garrett Brown

Smooth operator: Steadicam inventor Garrett Brown

March 5, 2018

by Gabriel Falcon This smooth operator is the man behind many an Oscar-winning film’s most memorable scenes. This morning he levels with our Michelle Miller: Sylvester Stallone had the muscle … but some of

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Field Test: Ronin 2 is a High-End Gimbal That is Surprisingly Easy to Use

Field Test: Ronin 2 is a High-End Gimbal That is Surprisingly Easy to Use

February 16, 2018

by Charles Haine DJI is back with a major revision to its popular Ronin gimbal with the heavily upgraded—and more expensive—Ronin 2. DJI is a world crusher in drones, but the company has long

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5 Ways to Make Your Gimbal Footage Look Even Better

5 Ways to Make Your Gimbal Footage Look Even Better

January 30, 2018

by V Renee A gimbal alone won’t make your images amazing. You’ll need technique as well. If you’ve ever used a gimbal stabilizer, I’m sure you remember your excitement as you mounted your camera

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Filmpower Nebula 4100 Slant now Shipping

Filmpower Nebula 4100 Slant now Shipping

January 21, 2018

by Yossy Mendelovich With an integrated lightweight structure, good battery life, innovative balancing system and higher payload, the Nebula 4100 is probably the most flexible of the 3-axis Nebula gimbals. Filmpower has been designing

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Steadicam Inventor Reveals the ‘Impossible Shots’ That Changed Filmmaking Forever

Steadicam Inventor Reveals the ‘Impossible Shots’ That Changed Filmmaking Forever

November 23, 2017

by Ariston Anderson Garrett Brown may have unknowingly created the world’s first viral video Three-time Oscar-winning Steadicam inventor Garrett Brown holds over 50 patents to various inventions that have changed the way we view

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Are Gimbals the New Tripods?

Are Gimbals the New Tripods?

October 1, 2017

by Stewart Addison As the owner of a rental house, Stewart Addison has seen the rise in popularity of gimbals first hand. But could this device be considered as revolutionary to filmmaking as the

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