Blunty takes the Glide Gear DNA 1000 Video Stabilizer out for a spin.  The DNA 1000 is Glide Gear’s medium sized stabilizer offering and is a perfect fit for smaller DSLRs and Mirrorless Camera Systems like a Panasonic Lumix GH3 or Lumix G5, Olympus OM-D E-M5, Fuji X-Series Camera or Sony NEX Series Camera. DNA-1000 Features: The most advanced stabilisation system on the market for its camera weight range Super lightweight, only 1.6lbs without counterweights Easy adjustment controls with easy release camera plate Three-axis gimbal joint with 360° rotation and adjustable convergence Quick adjust sliding telescoping center post Dynamic balance [More]
A few weeks ago, we posted a video by Chad Bredahl (aka KrotoFlik) with detailed instructions on how to build a DIY Jib Crane/Shoulder Rig he has developed called the RotoRig.  I think it’s one of the best DIY Jib’s that I’ve seen and apparently, a lot of people agree as the response to his video has been off the charts – so much so that Chad has now posted a Q&A follow up video (above) that we wanted to share with our readers who are interested in building a RotoRig of their own. Go To RotoRig Tutorial Video
EOSHD Takes a look at the new GoPro Hero3 and it’s functionality with the GoPro iPhone App. From EOSHD:  I recently picked up the Hero 3 Black Edition. It’s a great overall point-of-view camera not just a favourite of sports shooters. The size of a matchbox and it does 2.7K and 4K video all at a pretty high bitrate of around 45Mbit. Since a couple of days ago (Dec 14th) it has a new firmware update and iPhone app which gives you smooth wireless 24fps monitoring on the iPhone so I thought I’d give it a try. The Hero 3 [More]
Stabilization is crucial when shooting video, and even though the Optical and In Body Stabilization systems on today’s mirrorless cameras has come a long way, it’s still not perfect.  Enter the video shoulder rig stabilizer.  There are many to choose from, but they can get pretty expensive.  But if you have a little time and a little money to spend on some PVC Pipe, here are two solutions for you. The video above is from TheSlantedLens is is a very simple solution for about $10.00. Below is a video from Vu Le that’s a little more complex, and a little [More]