DIY Video and Photography Projects

No Name Stabilizer
August 17, 2011


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(Above) Video was just for fun, don’t take it seriously
I’ve probably tested more stabilizers than the Brady Bunch Family has fingers and toes (combined). Not everything makes it on the blog, because it just ends up as wasted sapce. Now i’m not saying some of these stabilizers ‘won’t fly’. What I look into and weigh [...]

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Sony HX9V Spun on Painters Pole + Palo Alto
August 16, 2011


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After recently posting up the Palo Alto adapter from PhotographyandCinema.com, I decided to take mine out for a spin (literally). With this little adapter and a cheap Shurline Pole, you can get some really cool views in both Photos and in videos. It’s more than strong enough for something like the Sony HX9V. This time [...]

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A Quick Release Shoulder Strap
August 16, 2011


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If you’re like me, I have no straps mounted on my camera. Not always ideal, so here’s something a friend showed me. This is a Calumet Aircell Neoprene quick strap. Not only comfortable, flexible, and padded, but it allows you to quickly remove the strap when it’s not needed. A good thing for people who [...]

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717AH Fluid Head Available
August 16, 2011


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The 717AH is back and with a slight price drop. [Thanks Larry]. This is a solid and inexpensive mount for the top of your sliders or track dollies that help to reduce vibration during your movements. It’s also helpful to be able to change pan and tilt angles. You’ll find this head on many DIY [...]

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JuicedLink Blog Updates
August 15, 2011


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Hands Free JuicedLink DSLR Rig
There’s been a swarm of new products and videos posted on the JuicedLink blog in the last two days. Besides showing updates on current accessory brackets, there’s information on the DIY slider (shown at NAB2011), unusual iPhone and iPad mounting brackets, and a handsfree type DSLR rig. You can find more [...]

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SmallHD DP4-EVF Overview
August 15, 2011


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Let me warn you now that this video is about 25 minutes long. It’s a thorough video explaining all the bits about the SmallHD DP4-EVF. If you jump on over to about 19 minutes in, you see a Drop, Throw, Toss, Helicopter Crash, Car Crash, DP4 damage test. Yeah I know some of you might [...]

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90 Degree DSLR Rig Clamps and Spud
August 14, 2011


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Rigs are often compared to Lego systems, since they can be assembled according to your imagination. It’s hard to justify the cost of industry standard 15mm rigs if all you need it for is to stabilize your camera. You can already do this with a few broomsticks and duct tape.
It starts to make more [...]

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Palo Alto – Painter Pole Adapter
August 14, 2011


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Self Portrait GoPro HD, Palo Alto, Shureline Painters Pole
If you’re familiar with the Palo Alto adapter for Painters Poles, it’s back online with a very very limited amount. This is just a fun little adapter that will add a standard 1/4×20 thread to the top of any painters pole for added height to small cameras. [...]

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Gini Follow Focus – Almost Complete
August 14, 2011


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Well Gini is definitely all ears and listening to feedback. Here’s a look at a more complete Gini Follow Focus. All things black anodized, magnetic marking disc holders. Still lacks a pointer and packaged lens gear, but obviously something that anyone can add on. Shipping prices have also come back down from the $150+, so [...]

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Canon 100mm Macro IS – Coffee Mug Replica
August 12, 2011


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Here’s the background story. During the Winter Olympics, Canon released some limited edition Lens Replica Coffee Mugs to the press. The world went nuts, but these were limited edition items. These lens replicas sold for hundreds of dollars at auction. Rumor is that Canon had these made by a factory over seas (China?), and since [...]

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Motorized Lazy Susan – Heavy Duty
August 12, 2011


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A project I worked on a while back when I was requested to spin a person around with a green screen background. I needed a Lazy Susan that could carry a large amount of weight and still flow like butter, or actually flow better than butter. Maybe flow more like ‘I can’t believe it’s not [...]

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Canon 5D Mark III
August 11, 2011


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It’s been several years, and there’s no secret about Canon replacing the 5D Mark II. The big question on everyone’s mind is when? I’m not a rumor guy, I myself rely on CanonRumors.com for that sort of stuff. But I just received a teeny weeny bit of news not mentioned elsewhere (from a reliable source) [...]

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Gini Finished Follow Focus
August 11, 2011


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Ok, so Gini wasn’t completely off his rocker selling what looked like unfinished versions of a Follow Focus. Now we’re starting to see some finished versions of the new Gini DSLR Follow focus. Now in anodized black with Marking disc. Check out the stuff following the link (click here).

Gini Black Follow Focus with marking [...]

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Gini gone Mini – Mini Follow Focus
August 11, 2011


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Looks like Gini is still looking to create more accessories outside of the standard Shoulder rig. Just recently introduced a full size (incomplete-like) Follow focus, and now there’s the Gini Mini (rhymes). What’s up with the unfinished look? Interesting how someone was just asking me about a super tiny FF to be used on a [...]

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Express35 DSLR Rig – Event
August 10, 2011


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Here’s a closer look at the inline version of the ‘EVENT’ DSLR rig from Express35. There is so many good things about this rig, but overall you’ll find the price is the best part. Express35 stabilizers are made in the USA, and it’s quality rivals many of the top local DSLR Stabilizer brands, and yet [...]

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DIY DSLR Logo Shirts
August 9, 2011


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Just for fun, I wanted to sport some basic Tees with association to DIYs and DSLRs. A friend started running through a few different ink and shirt color combinations to see which I like better. No shameless website plugs, just a simple design with the letters “DIY” and an image of a DSLR. No plans [...]

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