» Posts Tagged ‘ditogear’

Description image

DitoGear MiniJibDitoGear has added yet another tool for timelapse cinematographers and stop motion filmmakers to utilize on their projects: the MiniJib. Compatible (obviously) with their other products, like the BD SliderOmniHead, and LensDrive, the MiniJib allows users to get more sophisticated crane shots either manually or using its motorized configurations. Granted, this tool is going to cost you, but if you’re looking to invest in something that might take your timelapse/stop motion work to the next level, DitoGear is offering a 15% preorder discount. Continue on for the details and to see the MiniJib in action. More »

Description image

DitoGear BD SliderDitoGear, the company founded by filmmakers with a penchant for timelapse filmmaking, that also brought you products like the OmniHead and LensDrive, has announced the release of their slider that boasts quite a bit of advantages. The BD Slider offers portability, versatility, and precision, and all at a reasonable price. With a special discount if preordered by September 30th, this is definitely a slider you should take a look at. The BD Slider promo video and more details after the break. More »

Description image

DitoGear, maker of the OmniSlider, already has a following among “Timelapsers” and visual effects folks, but now they’ve cemented that following with the addition of a motion control head and lens motor: the OmniHead and LensDrive. If you haven’t already seen it before, here’s the OmniSlider in action: More »

Description image

The fact that HDSLRs are so unergonomic has given rise to shooters attaching all manner of accessories to their camera in an attempt to make the device behave like a “real” movie camera. But here’s the thing about DSLR accessorizing: it’s here to stay. Anyone who upgrades from a DSLR to a compact camcorder form factor (like the Panasonic AG-AF100, Sony PMW-F3, or any of the new RED cameras) is going to find that we still need a lot of accesories to put these cameras where they’re supposed to be: on our shoulder. Those who have shot for several hours with a handheld camcorder sans proper support (as did I on The West Side) knows that even a sub-10 lb camera can make you prohibitively sore. So for those of us who can’t afford full-size cameras, support systems are here to stay. Here’s a look at a number of new camera accessories from NoFilmSchool’s February sponsors: More »