As long as there have been cameras, there have been tripods. In it’s basic form, a tripod is camera support. But, as cameras have gotten tinier in size over the past few years, tripods have morphed into new devices that would have not been recognized only a decade ago.
Phil Arntz is a veteran DP who specializes in aerials and has produced several renowned promotional films and documentaries. He recently took to the skies with an Atomos Sumo video recorder/monitor mounted inside two helicopters to shoot London’s most famous landmarks for London Air Ambulance, a charity organization t
NEP UK has placed a order with Vislink for multiple 4K-capable HCAM wireless camera transmitters and FocalPoint camera control and HEVC encoding systems. The equipment will be used at the Winter Olympics in South Korea in February 2018 and at The Commonwealth Games in Australia in August 2018.
Shotoku Broadcast Systems demonstrated its dedication to the North American market by exhibiting at NAB NY 2017 for the first time, showcasing a range of popular robotic pan/tilt heads, height drives and control systems at the show.
Shotoku has announced that it will demonstrate powerful new features for the Enhanced ECI Automation Interface for its flagship TR-XT robotic camera control system at IBC 2017, giving show attendees the opportunity to try it out first-hand.
Sachtler and Vinten have introduced Flowtech, a new camera tripod technology with quick release brakes and adjustable levers that enables camera operators to set up and begin using the tripod in an instant. The new tripod will be shown at IBC 2017.