Gear Guide / Tripods and Rigs
The Polaroid Camera stabilizer is a handheld camera platform which provides balance, stability and comfort. It is constructed out of high quality heavy duty aluminum materials.
The Redrock Micro Shoulder Mount Deluxe Bundle turns nearly any camera into a portable, shoulder-mounted production rig. Whether you’re shooting with a tiny consumer camcorder, a video DSLR, or an ENG-style camera and 35mm lens adapter, this kit not only increases the stability of handheld shooting, it provides new levels of flexibility to how you shoot.
The Cowboy Studio Shoulder Rig is a lightweight Video Support to eliminate camera shake while recording at an affordable price. Great tool for steady professional recordings. The support can afford at max 6.00kg weight. Even when filming while walking you can see the difference. Easy to handle and lightweight. Steady and avoid vibration, cut down the burden of arm, can lay down the both hands.
The Davis & Sanford PROVISTAGR18 Provista Grounder Video Tripod is a professional tripod system featuring the FM18 fluid head. This system offers 75mm bowl leveling and an 18 lbs capacity. The FM18 fluid head offers smooth operation, quick release plate balance system and two pan handles. The Provista 75 legs offer 75mm bowl leveling, double strut top leg sections and rubber feet
I’ve used the Pearstone VT-2100 Video Tripod for over 2 years now. And while its not the smoothest head out there its price, and size work very well for HDSLR work. Its a portable, lightweight video tripod that can support cameras weighing up to 15 lbs. Its two-way pan head features separate pan and tilt locks for stable, locked-down shots, or you can pan a full 360° and tilt up and down for smooth tracking of action.
The Vision 100 ain’t cheap, but I have several hundred hours on this head and its the smoothest most reliable tripod head I have ever worked with. Designed and engineered to new advanced levels, it is the perfect head for today’s latest digital camera configurations. Incorporating a drag mechanism employing non-contacting thin film technology, which ensures consistent drag and constant performance over a temperature range from -40°F to +140°F.