At A Glance: Tiffen Steadicam Smoothee
Capture smooth moves with your GoPro HERO3 Black Edition
GoPro's acquisition of video compression and workflow technology company CineForm Inc., made them much more than just a wearable camera company.
Movers And (Non)Shakers
Freefly Systems’ MoVI M10 is a handheld 3-axis digital stabilized camera gimbal that might redefine camera movement
After cruising the floor at this year's NAB, you may have thought to yourself, "Is there anything truly new under the sun in production support gear, especially for smaller and lighter cameras?"
Indie Camera Moves
The latest stabilizers, sliders, jibs and dollies designed for the low-budget shooter
Movies always have been the perfect medium for capturing the sheer kinetic energy of motion, and thanks to the many advances in technology in the past decade or so, the new generation of stabilizers, jibs and sliders have helped filmmakers push the limits even further in their quest for never-before-seen shots.
New fluid heads and tripods for your digital motion-picture camera system
It's important to remember that for tripod and fluid heads, the ones you don't notice while shooting are the best kind.
At A Glance: Slyde Away
The Digital Juice Slyder Dolly
The biggest difference between still photography and motion-picture production is camera movement.
At A Glance: Swift JIB50
Fast to set up and easy to carry, the SWIFT JIB50 telescoping jib provides an affordable solution for overhead tracking, panning, tilting and crane-style movements
Available on its own or in total kit solutions that also package a remote head and tethered remote control of the system, the SWIFT JIB50 provides independent filmmakers with more possibilities for camera movements, the same kind of overhead shots that professional productions often create using expensive cranes and jibs.
3ality Technica and the Cameron | Pace Group lead the pack for high-end 3D production
2011 and 2012 give every appearance of being watershed years for 3D production.
HDVideoPro examines gear that moves the camera in difficult environments
Cinema has always excelled at capturing the movement and kinetic energy of modern society, and the evolution of the camera—from the heavy, cumbersome, static machines of the early days to the freewheeling palm-sized digital devices of today—and the way it’s moved neatly parallel the acceleration of life’s pace.