Meet the dougmon. Invented by a guy named Doug Monroe – DOUG MON(roe)… Get it? – the dougmon is touted as the swiss utility knife of hand held camera support systems.
Doug Monroe is a cameraman who specializes in reality television and documentary shooting and the video tutorial above illustrates how to use this smart simple camera support system. Doug has spent nine years perfecting the dougmon and now he has it ready for market.
“No more arm fatigue. No big rig on your shoulder. Easy in, easy out of the system. The dougmon supports your wrist and arm creating steady shots that can be high, low and in between. The slingmon [another accessory shown in the video above] helps with DSLR shooting using the dougmon.”
My 2 Cents
This looks like an intriguing concept, especially when utilized with the slingmon sling system – but I’ll reserve final judgement until I can get my hands on one.
What do YOU think? Leave your comments below…
If you’re interested in picking one up, the dougmon sells for $529 USD on Amazon, or $699 with the slingmon and all accessories.