Matthews Facilitates Unique POV shots With CAM Tank

Matthews Studio Equipment (MSE) will highlight its new CAM Tank camera support product at the IBC 2016 Show. The mount helps cinematographers get the desired unique point-of-view shots with ease.

The Matthews CAM Tank gets the filmmaker a good 12 inches lower than a fluid head without sacrificing control. There are more 3/8-16 holes positioned vertically and horizontally on the base. CAM Tank can also be mounted onto another head to create a Dutch shot or a partial third axis.

With MSE’s CAM Tank, there’s no need to rest your camera on a sandbag (which can limit the ability to pan and tilt). CAM Tank, which can be attached to a camera via a standard mount or secured under a larger camera. It also provides another option for capturing Dutch angles when mounted to a fluid head or shots designed to be pointed straight down off a fluid head or jib.

The CAM Tank is made of anodized aluminum and features roller bearings for extreme precision and non-skid rubber feet for extra stability.

Let us know what you think…

Log-in or Register for free to post comments…

You might also like...

TV Director Treats Super Bowl Telecast Like Any Other Game

Like many professional football players themselves, CBS Sports Lead television director Mike Arnold tries to treat the Super Bowl as he would a regular season game, calling the same shots and camera angles—albeit with many more cameras at his d…

Graphics to Virtually Enhance the CBS Super Bowl LIII Broadcast

During Super Bowl LIII, the football action will be on the field. But a lot of the action will be enhanced by incredible new graphics, some virtual, that CBS is using to super charge the screen.

Super Bowl LIII Set To Dazzle On CBS

This year’s Super Bowl LIII telecast on CBS will be produced and broadcast into millions of living rooms by employing the usual plethora of traditional live production equipment, along with a few wiz bang additions like 4K UHD and a…

“Orbital Redux” Soars in Live Video Production

Last Fall, “Orbital Redux” broke new ground for streaming entertainment as a live, scripted multi-episode sci-fi drama in which the audience determined the outcome of the action.

Video Batteries - Keys to Top Performance

As any photographer or camera assistant will confess, a dead or dying battery during production quickly becomes a crisis. To avoid the predicament and maintain top performance from your kit of batteries here are some tips.