I’ve been using the Simplis for over a year now and love it. I have found that with most rigs shooting minimally is very difficult. But with the Cinevate, you have a lot of flexibility to change up your camera package.
From small mobile setups (like the one in this video) to fully kitted studio setups, the Cinevate Simplis is a fantastic tool.
This is the first of a new weekly series I would like to start called “Wednesday Rigging”
Whats cool about this series, is that the content is going to be created by YOU the readers. Thats right, I am asking for you guys to submit pictures of your rigs to be showed on the site. I am always interested in seeing what people are using for rigs and gear with their cameras.
How To Get Involved
Want to see your rig on DSLR Video Shooter? Send me an email with the following:
Good quality pictures of your rig.
List of all the parts/gear.
Description of how you use the rig.
Link of some kind to you (website, twitter handle etc).
I will select one rig to be shared every Wednesday.
Next to “which lens should I buy?” this question is asked of me most. I get a ton of emails with questions on buying lenses, cameras and all kinds of other things.
After working with numerous camera rigs from several manufacturers, I have found myself recommending these 5 affordable rigs to people.
There seems to be an infinite host of rigs available for the DSLR video shooter these days. From the big brands like Zacuto, Redrock Micro and Letus Direct, to smaller machinists on Kickstarter, it is easy to find something that will get the job done. What is not easy, is finding something that will get the job done well. This is where the Gearbox DSLR cage comes in. I’ve had the opportunity to use this cage for over a month, and am VERY happy with what I have found.
So check it out, remember the top handle rig I talked about? Well using the same parts you can mount any follow focus with a 1/4 inch mounting point to your Magic Arm! Check out the video to see how I did this with my D|Focus.