June 1, 2016 at 5:51AM


How to find "unusual" motion control kit?

Hey guys,
I've been trying to make action shots for several months.
I find it time-consuming to set up those motion control kit before shooting.
and find it hard to have the camera movement in absolute control (well..it's impossible but I really want it) to get exactly the shots i want.

have you ever used, or heard of any 'unusual', creative motion control kit that make the process of shooting much more easier???


Look at the DJI Osmo. It's a one hand gimbal. You can put on it the X3 camer (fixed lens), the X5 (MFT sensor and mount) or the X5R (MFT + raw recording). Monitoring is given by your smartphone.
With that setup it's possible to get (mostly) every shot you want to do because the setup is light, small and set up in less than 5 min in very few steps (put in a battery, conect it to your smartphone, switch on the gimbal; finish!).

June 1, 2016 at 8:07AM, Edited June 1, 8:07AM

Eric Halbherr
Director, DP, Editor, Creative Storyteller

Eric, I think the original poster is after motion-control set-ups instead of camera stabilizers.

i.e. with motion-control you can have your camera repeat the same motion over and over, so that you can then layer your shots together in post and they will be a perfect match.

The only affordable motion control systems that I have seen are the ones from Kessler Crane...


Guy McLoughlin

June 1, 2016 at 9:43AM

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