DIY Shoulder Rig

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DIY Shoulder Rig

Unread postby mughdesi » Mon Mar 07, 2011 12:09 am

A camera shoulder RIG I built with my father's help from PVC pipes. If you want to do your video without SSS on, then you can consider this $10-15 construction.

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Re: DIY Shoulder Rig

Unread postby mughdesi » Mon Mar 07, 2011 12:14 am

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Re: DIY Shoulder Rig

Unread postby mughdesi » Mon Mar 07, 2011 12:17 am

And it is Done!
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Re: DIY Shoulder Rig

Unread postby Birma » Mon Mar 07, 2011 12:31 am

Ingenious :D .
Nex 5, Nex 6 (IR), A7M2, A99 and a bunch of lenses.

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Re: DIY Shoulder Rig

Unread postby aster » Mon Mar 07, 2011 6:50 am

Hi Daniel, : )

Smart solution indeed! I would even use it for photo shooting as there's no risk of the camera ever falling when the hands are busy with something else, like a change of lenses and the like. :)

My only concern would be the shake that results from the bodily moves / turns of the cameraman. SSS may assist there though. For an A55 with an articulated screen it should work just fine.

Good work! : )

Thanks for sharing,

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Re: DIY Shoulder Rig

Unread postby bakubo » Tue Mar 08, 2011 5:31 am

Looks good! Have you tried it yet for any videos?

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Re: DIY Shoulder Rig

Unread postby mughdesi » Tue Mar 08, 2011 9:09 am

bakubo wrote:Looks good! Have you tried it yet for any videos?

I did. It doesn't stabilize the camera movement completely, but is still very useful to me.

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Re: DIY Shoulder Rig

Unread postby Dusty » Tue Mar 08, 2011 8:13 pm

Daniel, you might try mounting a thin metal pass-thru plate on top of the ball-head and then attaching your handles to that plate. That way you could control panning and tilting. But a very good idea, indeed!

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Re: DIY Shoulder Rig

Unread postby mughdesi » Wed Mar 09, 2011 4:34 pm

Thank you very much. I'll try to find such kind of plate.


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