DIY Video and Photography Projects

Modified Flycam Arm Brace with Skyler MiniCam Stabilizer
August 8, 2012






I first purchased a used first gen Skyler Minicam and enjoyed it so much, I went out and purchased the latest model (then sold off the older one). It’s a tiny little stabilizer that packs up small, performs excellently, and has amazing build qualities. Unfortunately it’s a bit expensive compared to other stabilizers, so i’m […]






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Flycam Armbrace works with Glidecam
April 27, 2012






For those who wanted a better look at the Flycam Armbrace, here’s a quick little show and tell. The Flycam Armbrace is used to help carry some of the weight of a stabilizer off the wrist. Glidecam also sells a Forearm Brace (seen here), but it’s bit more expensive and looks like it will only […]






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DIY Glidecam / Monopod Modification
February 20, 2012






I get it. Sometimes you fly a stabilizer around and need to take a pause for a long static shot. These things can get quite heavy, so being able to stand on it’s own could be beneficial for event shooters. Varizoom offers a Monopod / Stabilizer called the FlowPod (seen here), but when used as […]






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Unfinished DIY PVC Bearing Gimbal
October 25, 2010






Many of you have probably already seen this video. It was posted up over a year ago as Part 1 of 2. I know i’ve had my eyes on it for quite a while waiting for the follow up, but Part #2 of this project doesn’t look like it will happen anytime soon. This one […]






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Tiffen Steady Stick & Glidecam HD1000
July 21, 2010






Wow pretty overwhelming day already. Just received the Tiffen Steady Stick and the Glidecam HD1000 I posted about earlier. The Steady Stick isn’t really anything fancy and pretty straight forward about how it works. I will run through some of the details of their build quality and features a little. The Glidecam HD1000 is really […]






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