B&H has the Steadicam Merlin 2 for $299 (reg. $399) as its daily Deal Zone deal. It expires Dec. 14 at midnight ET. Check it out while it lasts here at B&H Photo.
The Comodo Orbit is another fresh take in the camera stabilization market. For many years, Steadicam and Glidecam models have remained mostly static in the fundamental ways they are constructed and operated. Now, the Comodo Orbit rig has come along and shaken up the basic single-gimbal designs we are accustomed with a new two gimbal design. [Read more…]
Cinevate is launching a Kickstarter campaign to bring its new Morpheus stabilizer to life. The Cinevate Morpheus is a all-in-one stabilizer solution for Steadicam-like handheld operation of GoPro, iPhone and pocket cameras while recording video. It serves as multipurpose device for static shooting, as well as an auto-leveling jib head and a slider or dolly. [Read more…]
B&H has 3 good deals on HDSLR accessories that end tonight (October 27) at midnight. Check them out below.
Steadicam Merlin 2 for $359 (reg. $799). Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Switronix Bolt LED light for $249.95 (reg. $379.95). Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Manfrotto 561BHDV-1 fluid head monopod for $239.89 (reg. $299.99). Check it out here at B&H Photo.
I stopped by Tiffen’s booth to try out the Steadicam Curve and was instantly impressed with the usability of the device.
The Curve only weighs a half pound and is made to be operated with only one hand. It is the first Steadicam product that I have picked up and instantly felt at ease with it. For those who are intimidated by these stabilizer devices, this would be a great place to start. [Read more…]