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composite1's picture
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How many times have you wanted to setup a tracking dolly shot but didn't because you didn't have a dolly, rails, etc.? Depending on where you're shooting and how much room you have to work with if you've got a car, you've got a dolly! Here's a vid from Vimeo's Video Filmmaker School that gives some solid tips on how you can put your wheels to good use....


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Good tips. I once mounted my tripod in a pick-up truck, very tied up by the way. It worked great for the recording, but in most ocassions this angle is too high. 

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