Video Gear: Support & Grip

  • flag Lynda
  • student Intermediate
  • database eLearning
  • earth English
  • clock 4h 48m


Sometimes you need heavy-duty gear to do the heavy lifting of video production. Equipment like gimbals^ tripods^ dollies^ sliders^ and rails can help you get smoother shots with more controlled motion and capture more unusual angles. In this installment of ^ Rich Harrington and Robbie Carman review your options when it comes to support and grip gear. Learn how to stabilize shots, build your own slider, mount cameras with clamps^ poles^ and micro tripods, add motors for automated motion control, and trigger shots remotely. Plus^ learn how to use gimbals and shoulder rigs correctly^ and put the gear into practice as Rich and Robbie show how to get some great-looking footage of moving vehicles.

Covered topics:

  • DSLR Video
  • Shooting Video
  • Photography
  • Video