DIY Video and Photography Projects

GH2 on Baby Merlin (modded Smoothee)
January 31, 2012


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So the goal was to modify this Steadicam Smoothee for lightweight cameras, but it was surprising to see it fly my Canon 5D Mark II + 50mm F/1.4 Lens. Getting back to the real reason for the mod, I tested out a smaller setup with the GH2 + 20mm Lens (total 1.2lbs). It took [...]

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DIY Steadicam Smoothee Mod – Cheesycam Baby Merlin
January 30, 2012


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Yup, within the first few minutes the Steadicam Smoothee walked through the door it was laying helplessly in pieces on my workbench. As I suspected, it’s quite easy to modify this little stabilizer. With a quick release adapter, a top stage that can be fine tuned Left/Right & Forward/Back for easy balance, and one of [...]

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Can you modify a Steadicam Smoothee?
January 30, 2012


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I want to say when these things were first released they were over $200 dollars. Ridiculous pricing if all you plan to fly is a cell phone. They have since dropped down in price, and while they are listed at about $180 dollars elsewhere, this month they’re on sale at B&H (click here). Not bad [...]

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Peel Stick NeoPrene Sheets
January 30, 2012


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When it comes to mounting accessories, it gets quite annoying when things start rotating around. Normally I use a rubber / neoprene washer under my hotshoe mounts, but for larger areas you can use something like Cork. I don’t really like the look of cork, so I went searching for another option. Here I ran [...]

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Collapsible Aluminum Gear Cart Foam Filled Tires
January 30, 2012


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I once had an idea about hard mounting a Bike seat in a wagon to tow a Steadicam camera operator around using a bike (slow speed of course), but I never could find the right platform to pull it off. Today Jerry shares a find on some Marine Grade aluminum folding carts that could be [...]

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DIY ETTL Flash Cable Extension
January 29, 2012


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So you want to move your flash off camera? Sure you can use inexpensive wireless triggers, but the biggest drawback to moving a flash off camera, is losing ETTL communication and High Speed Sync. Unless of course you’re shelling out some serious cash for a wireless remote system like Radio Poppers to supports this. YouTube [...]

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Sony NEX-7 Auctions
January 29, 2012


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The Sony NEX5n has proved to be a decent little camera especially in low light situations. I tried out the NEX5n briefly but the changing very basic settings through the software menu was a bit annoying. I prefer to shoot with cameras that have quick dials and buttons to change ISO, Aperture, and shutter. So [...]

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30% OFF All Cinevate Sliders
January 27, 2012


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In case you didn’t catch the announcement, Cinevate is offering 30% off all Slider Models until February 8th. Find all the models and pricing options through the banner below. Just be sure to the coupon code ‘SLDSALE’ when checking out.

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