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Which Camera Support Should You Buy? Jib, Dolly, Floating Stabilizer or Slider?


We all try to make the most out of the gear we have, but every video producer hits points in their career where they become limited by their equipment. Anybody who does video seriously knows it can be an expensive venture, and that it takes time to acquire all the gear we want. The world of camera support equipment is vast and can range from relatively affordable to shockingly expensive. A good tripod is worth it's weight in gold and everyone should have a shoulder mount to get basic handheld shots, but eventually, you're going to want to get some more dynamic shots.

Pro Gear Highlight: Digital Juice Slyder Dolly


Pro Gear Highlight: Digital Juice Slyder Dolly

Dollies are used in studios and on locations to provide a smooth movement of the camera while shooting. To ensure best quality of the video, a dolly must be as smooth as possible. When small amount of movement is required, transporting entire dolly systems becomes impractical. Digital Juice has addressed these issues with their Slyder Dolly. The Slyder Dolly is a track mounted camera dolly system designed for short but extremely smooth camera movements.

Help Get the ZipShooter Camera Dolly Project Off the Ground


Help Get the ZipShooter Camera Dolly Project Off the Ground
Or on the ground in this case. Paul Jackson is has introduced a new product on Kickstarter he's calling the ZipShooter. It's looks kind of like a mini-tripod with wheels, but in this case, the legs are jointed, and the ball -head is reversible, and able to hang from underneath the dolly (or maybe it's the legs that bend backwards. These types of surface dollies are nothing terribly new, but the versatility of this device looks extremely useful.

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