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22 DIY DSLR Camera Rigs

22 DIY DSLR Camera Rigs
DSLR cameras have revolutionized the world of independent filmmaking. One of the most attractive features is their relatively low cost, but once you starting adding rigs and other accessories that cost can go up quick. In an effort to expand your DSLR’s capabilities without shrinking your wallet we put together this DIY DSLR round-up for you. $20 DIY PVC SnorriCam A SnorriCam (also chestcam, bodymount camera, bodycam or bodymount) is a camera device that is rigged to the body of the actor, facing the actor directly, so when he walks, he does not appear to move, but everything around him does. A SnorriCam presents a dynamic point of view from the actor’s perspective, providing an unusual sense of vertigo for the viewer. Here is a simple SnorriCam using PVC tubes. VIA: Tom Preska DIY PVC Dolly This is an simple track dolly using 40mm PVC tubes and some wheels taken from a pair of Rollerblades. VIA: Knut Uppstad DIY Automated DSLR Timelapse Slider VIA: Greg Royar DSLR DIY Pocket Dolly VIA: Ben


Resolution - Digicam - Andrew Gregory's Web Pages Print Resolution How much resolution is enough? This is a common question in newsgroups. The answer is simple. Dual Mount Bracket for Video Lights & Microphones on: Electronics Page 1 of 20 (Start over) Back Pro 160-LED Video Camera Light for canon 1Ds,5D,6D,7D,50D,60D,70D,550D,600D,650D,700D,1100D,Nikon D800,D90,D3,D7100,D7000,D5200,D5100,D3200,D3100,Olympus … £24.99 The Boda Jib by Jeremy Sawatzky We have been featured! If you would like to read the stories, follow the links! Newsshooter Cinema 5D DIY belt-driven IGUS camera slider like pocketdolly , but much smaller and lighter. I cut the slider down to 30" and drilled and tapped 1/4-20" holes for legs and the Arca Swiss style quick release plate . I used an extra long quick release plate and drilled 2 holes to keep the slider from twisting when mounted on the tripod. The legs are made from dual flash brackets

After Effects Tutorial: 60+ Kick Ass Effects In the last few months I have written a couple of posts about motion graphics. Although I have only dabbled in After Effects, it is still one of the things that intrigues me most. After Effects is a really cool software that allows you create vibrant motions graphics just like the movies. So if you are thinking of making a meteor hitting the earth with a smoke trail or just graffiti writing on a wall in 3D, this post is a must see. DIY camera tripod Few weeks ago I was thrilled when I seen 360 panorama and I started to search about panoramas and how to make one. I found out that i need panorama head which I made (it was not so good but it did it's work). So i made myself panorama head but I had no where to put it and I decided to make tripod.

Canon 5D/7D Picture Style with Cine-gamma (S) Curve – free download Stay up to date by “Liking” UPDATE November 26th 2010: a new profile has been launched in addition to this one, check out: Marvels Cine 2.1 Panalog profile We have worked on a Cine gamma picture style for the Canon 7D camera for the last few days, that can be compared with our PP settings for our Sony EX-1. I think we might have a little premiere here – to our knowledge this is the first release of a Picture Style on the web for the 7D..! Thanks to my collegue Bart Keimen (Marvels Film) for his measurements, calculations and general maths-mumbojumbo i couldn’t quite follow in the first place… ;-)

Cinematic Look, Part 3: Dynamic Range Images are all about light. Light is captured, transferred through the various storage and processing stages of the workflow and finally reproduced for viewing. The adventures of scene light on its way to the viewer of the final images have some implications for the cinematic look.