DIY CheesyCam BodyPod $15 The Above video shows some information about how I modified a cheap Targus Monopod into a very lightweight portable DIY Camera Stabilizer for my 5D Mark II and 7D to shoot video. I used this Targus Monopod which is cheap but works well. This obviously will work for any DSLR and if you want to modify the head into one that flips into Portrait mode, i’m sure it would be a great traveling BodyPod for Photographers too. Remember, this DIY is to ‘enhance’ practicality of Monopod use while still maintaining full functionality. This is not a ‘flying’ stabilzer. Here’s the Problem::: Monopods are great and much lighter to travel with than a Tripod. My Solution::: So after a bit of thought and a problem I ran into while shooting video in a Vegas Night Club, I came up with the idea of Cutting a Monopod in half and using a Sling as the support foundation. Straps have long been a great way of support in Shooting Photos, Videos, or even in Rifles.
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The best action camera under $100. The SJ1000 budget 1080p multi-purpose waterproof action cam. Dancing Pieces of Paper in Stop-Motion Scraps of paper come to life, dancing and transforming in Steven Briand’s captivating short films. Also known as Burayan, the Paris based director uses combinations of live action and stop motion to create seamlessly flowing pieces of video art. Here we bring you two of his newest pieces, Friction and Protéigon. Friction, his graduation short film from l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, cleverly mixes blue screen live action with some very graceful Post-It Note resembling stop-motion paper… paper that covers not only the films white wall, but the dancer as well. In Burayan’s newest piece, Protéigon, a figure sits at a table, rhythmically folding and cutting paper with the slightest of hand. Via: ufunk.net Known in some circles as the most amazing man in the universe, he once saved an entire family of muskrats from a sinking, fire engulfed steamboat while recovering from two broken arms relating to a botched no-chute wingsuit landing in North Korea.
Starwars Uncut: The Full Film Now Online! Three years ago on a computer not so far away… a plan was hatched to create a completely open source version of Star Wars: A New Hope, using the members of the internet. Envisioned by Casey Pugh, that vision became Star Wars Uncut, a crowdsourced version of the cult-classic film created by fans around the internet. Casey invited them (and you) to create 15 seconds of the original movie, to be combined with other 15 second tributes into a full length internet extravaganza. The resulting film – Star Wars Uncut: Directors Cut. The incredibly mish-mashed film that resulted actually gives me hope for the internet community. See Also The Softer Side of Star Wars The film turns out to be surprisingly entertaining too, retaining its continuity while providing a heavy dose of ADD inducing changes in style and format.
Disruptive Film-Making In this TEDtalk, Swedish Guerilla Filmmaker Sebastian Lindstrom counteracts the criticism of a traditional film producer who told him, “don’t worry, when your organization grows bigger, you will be able to do things properly!” In Lindstrom’s opinion, no amount of money, equipment, or talent can surpass the final product that disruptive film-making brings about. The film-maker, who has seen the world through the lens of his HD camera, shares his experience of how immersing into a culture precipitates films that tell a more genuine story, which will ultimately have a far greater impact than traditional film-making. Lindstrom shares the following tips that his team always abides by to gain access to the best footage: 1) Never stay in hotels while on location. 2) Use public transportation to move around fast on low budgets. 3) Carry minimal equipment. 4) Get permission from the people you are working with- and avoid the tedious process of obtaining country and location licenses to film.
Using FD (and other) lenses on EOS bodies *Edited and updated slightly aug '06 One question that comes up very often on this (and other) forums is -can old FD lenses be used on an EOS cameras -film or digital? Wouldn't it be nice to be able to use those old lenses which are otherwise doing nothing? Also lot of the older prime (non zoom) lenses are optically very good- allmost equal to modern lenses. Hey,some people even prefer older manual focus lenses for their lovely focusing feel Unfortunately the quick answer is ... no - FD lenses can't easily be used on EOS The more complicated answer is that FD lenses can be used but either the image quality suffers or there are other drawbacks. Canon did once make a good optical type adapter for using FD lenses on EOS but it only works on certain tele lenses plus it is expensive .Figure on at least us$600 2nd hand !!! Here's the good news though!!! Common brands used on EOS via simple (non optical )adapters are: Nikon (Except modern G type lenses *) Zeiss (Contax/yashica mount) Olympus Leica R
EOS 60D Talk about an unexpected purchase, I had walked into a well known national electronics store to buy a 32G memory card for my Canon Powershot SX20 IS. I walked out with an accessory for that memory card, an EOS 60D with the 18-135mm kit lens. Along with a 70-300mm lens. And I am not one for impulse purchases, it usually takes me 6-7 months to commit to a purchase like this. I have no regrets in the purchase. Five months after purchase, I took the 60D (along with its big brother, the SX20) on a trip to Africa, and while I was still learning the ins and outs of the 60D, let me say that I was more than impressed with the quality of the camera, and the pictures it produced. Battery life is ULTRA LONG from the two Canon branded batteries I have for the 60D! The weather sealing on the camera is excellent. Do I have complaints about the camera? The 60D is an excellent camera for the money, and in wildlife photography it does shine brightly!
The Panasonic AF-100 Reviews Are In. Is It a True HDSLR-Killer? The Panasonic AF-100 (AF-101 in PAL countries) has been out long enough for the speculation about the camera to be replaced by actual videos (and reviews). We’ve taken a look at some footage from the camera, so now it’s time for a review roundup. To me, here’s the issue with the AF-100: if the camera is to be considered a “true” HDSLR killer, it needs to bring to the table a full complement of real video camera features — and lack any glaring shortcomings — in order to justify its $5k sticker price. Is the AF-100 worth it? For the uninitiated, a video overview of the AF100 from CreativeVideo, who took the camera out on a shoot with the pricey but beautiful Zeiss CP.2 Primes: The footage looks very pretty, and there is no shortage of overwhelmingly positive reviews of the AF-100 out there. The AF-100 has a lot of potential, and I’d definitely go with it when the alternative is an HDSLR. Art also docks the camera for its 8-bit AVCHD codec and notes the HD-SDI output is not 10 bit. Links: