As you are probably aware, video is a big trend in the professional photography realm right now. Nikon, Canon and Pentax are all producing DSLRs that can record very high quality video. Many photographers are taking this convergence of technology as an opportunity to expand their creative horizons. And, whether you like it or not, video in DSLRs is here to stay.
For those of you wanting to get the most out of your DSLR’s video recording capabilities, you need to treat it a little more like a proper video camera. That means, you need to keep it stable and be able to obtain critical focus. Certainly, a tripod or monopod is a good way to do that. But what if you want to be a little more mobile? There are plenty of solutions for that as well.
Zacuto was one of the first manufacturers to offer a dedicated mobile video solution for DSLR owners. Zacuto’s selection of DSLR video kits have grown to include more entry-level kits. I got a chance to check out some of the more affordable Gunstock Shooter Gorilla Kits at Imaging USA this week and have to say that they are pretty impressive. [Read more…]