Manfrotto has announced its new SYMPLA 2.0 HDSLR shoulder rig. The new video rig is lighter than the previous version and features improved ergonomics. It is also designed to be compatible with the widest range of HDSLR and cinema camera systems. [Read more…]
indiSYSTEM is known for its ultra-affordable HDSLR sliders and jibs. Now, the company has unveiled a new $179 B camera rig, dubbed the B-ROLL’r Rig. [Read more…]
Adorama has its Flashpoint All-Inclusive Cinema Bundle on sale for $499.95 through January 25, 2013. The bundle, which is built for turning an HDSLR into a full-fledged cinema rig, is normally available for $599.95, which is a deal in itself given that the shoulder rig, matte box and follow focus would cost over $850 if purchased separately. You can find the Flashpoint Cinema Bundle here at Adorama.
I’ve seen some clever DIY setups for HDDSLR rigs and focus pullers; however, Jonathan Bergqvist’s wooden rendition for his Canon 7D in the above video takes the cake. The integrated focus puller on the left handle is really a nice touch.