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The Era of the Non-Tripod Tripod January 20th 2017 - 10:00 AM

Over the past decade, video cameras have shrunk. As cameras have gotten smaller, so have the camera support systems used in professional production. Now, there are many substitutes for using a traditional tripod and head on location.

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It can require a tall tripod to sufficiently raise a camera above surrounding photographers to capture the desired shot.

When the “Money Shot” Matters Most December 23rd 2016 - 01:50 PM

Getting high-perspective shots isn’t a matter of art but often a necessity for news shots. Under intense deadlines and demand to capture the right shot, news photographers are always on-the-go, and that can sometimes mean last minute assignments or worse, arriving late to a press conference. Fortunately, Sachtler has two solutions to help camera operators get high-perspective shots quickly and easily!

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Shane Peel used the beauty of Papua New Guinea as the backdrop for his latest project, “Secret Garden.”

Director Shane Peel Steadies Latest Project In New Guinea With Miller Camera Support Equipment December 22nd 2016 - 10:00 AM

Australian photographer and writer Shane Peel traveled to Papua New Guinea to shoot his latest project, a video documentary about area sustainability through adventure tourism entitled “Secret Garden.” His equipment arsenal included a new Compass 12 Solo 75 Carbon Fibre tripod system from Miller Camera Support Equipment.

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As Cameras Get Smaller, So Does Specialized Production Gear December 21st 2016 - 10:00 AM

Over the past five years, cameras have gotten more compact in size and lower in cost. Accessories that allow highly specialized production shots have followed suit. Today, jibs, dollies, stablizers and sliders that used to cost thousands of dollars are accessible to most videographers.

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How to Choose a Video Head and Tripod December 5th 2016 - 09:00 AM

Tripods and heads are essential gear for all videographers. However, which type to buy for a given application can be a challenge because there are so many brand and price points from which to choose. A quick overview on the latest in tripod and heads might be useful.

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FSI’s BoxIO color management device for on-set and post production applications

Flanders Scientific’s BoxIO and Hardshell Case November 30th 2016 - 10:00 AM

New firmware for Flanders Scientific’s BoxIO advanced color management process now has expanded support for more 4K formats.

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