If you are going to use

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AvatarLaguna Hiker
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If you are going to use steadicam, invest in a vest. A handheld glidecam is good for only very short shots, before your arm gets tired. And stick with the matte box–don't shoot without it. You get much better shots with a matte box than without. So, I'd suggest the Glidecam 4000.

 

It makes sense to buy one only if there isn't a rental shop nearby, or if you plan to do most of your shooting with a steadicam. I generally rent when I need one.

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