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Hiring a Steadicam Operator

Hiring a Steadicam Operator

October 24, 2012

William B. Demeritt III May 24th, 2012 Note: this is the first 2 pages of an evolving document I plan on editing, changing, and adding to as time goes on. This reflects my current

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It was the look on their faces

It was the look on their faces

October 23, 2012

William B. Demeritt III May 15th, 2012 Let’s get this blog rolling… My name is William Demeritt, and I’m a Steadicam and camera operator based in Los Angeles, CA. I used to “blog” more

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Viewpont

Viewpont

October 23, 2012

A DOP/Steadicam operator looks at… The Camera Soloist an the Musical Framing Instrument By Jeremy Benning The following is based on my opinion and experience, which may not reflect those of all operators. Edgar

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A few thoughts on Harnesses… by Mike McGowan

A few thoughts on Harnesses… by Mike McGowan

October 11, 2012

Mike McGowan is a longtime Steadicam operator and cameraman. He was the second unit DP of Burn Notice for 6 seasons (lots of harness work there!), and he also shot an Amazing Race season

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The Steady Approach Part 2

The Steady Approach Part 2

October 5, 2012

More with Steadicam Inventor Garrett Brown By Ron Seifried Garrett Brown is the inventor the Steadicam. He holds more than 50 patents, worldwide, for motion-picture and film camera stabilizing technology. His creative and successful

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The Steady Approach

The Steady Approach

October 5, 2012

An Interview with Steadicam Inventor Garrett Brown By Ron Seifried Ever since the motion picture camera was invented in the late 19th Century, filmmakers have been trying to perfect their shooting techniques. For decades,

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Assassins Creed Meets Parkour

Assassins Creed Meets Parkour

September 17, 2012

Guys from Devin Super Tramp made another exciting video Parkour/Free Running stunts performed by Ronnie Shalvis. This was shot all on a Canon 5D Mark III, and a Glidecam HD 2000.   Behind The

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Expanding your Orbit

Expanding your Orbit

April 18, 2012

When you want to follow your superhero flying across the planet, you need more than a tripod to get that great action shot. James DeRuvo In 1977, newcomer cameraman Garrett Brown wasn’t happy with

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