Clever camera tripod looks like an easy diy

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Clever camera tripod looks like an easy diy

Postby sudden » Thu Apr 14, 2011 3:49 pm

Found this for ~$10. Bet you could make one for less than $1.

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Re: Clever camera tripod looks like an easy diy

Postby zelph » Thu Apr 14, 2011 5:24 pm

Looks a little tippy :!:

You're right, an easy DIY project.

What else can we use for the same end result?
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Re: Clever camera tripod looks like an easy diy

Postby sudden » Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:01 pm

My favorite by far is the one with a bolt, string, and washer.

You tie the string to the bolt and washer. Screw the bolt to the mount on the camera, and step on the string. It doesn't get any easier than that.
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Re: Clever camera tripod looks like an easy diy

Postby zelph » Fri Apr 15, 2011 8:40 am

That's a good way to steady it, I like it :D

Just setting your camera on your pack seems like the way to go to get a delayed shot off.

I'm woking on a ramp for the rolling fire stove that gathers no moss. :lol:
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Re: Clever camera tripod looks like an easy diy

Postby sudden » Fri Apr 15, 2011 9:19 am

Just make sure the ramp is pointed away from the kitchen.
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Re: Clever camera tripod looks like an easy diy

Postby ConnieD » Fri Apr 15, 2011 10:10 am

Have you seen the SticPic? http://thestickpic.com/

That one fits on the popular hiking sticks.

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Re: Clever camera tripod looks like an easy diy

Postby sudden » Fri Apr 15, 2011 1:09 pm

I've seen it.

I'm still looking for a cheap way to stabilize for video when walking. I don't think the stikpik solves the problem.

The string and washer idea works for video and photos when standing still.

My little panasonic video camera looks horrible if I try to use it handheld.
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Re: Clever camera tripod looks like an easy diy

Postby zelph » Fri Apr 15, 2011 2:14 pm

Shug sure does some nice steady videos while walking. any idea what he uses?
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Re: Clever camera tripod looks like an easy diy

Postby ConnieD » Fri Apr 15, 2011 3:04 pm

Didn't we have a thread about a homemade "steadycam"?

Here are three:

http://littlegreatideas.com/stabilizer/diy/

http://www.yb2normal.com/DIYsteadicam.html

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Re: Clever camera tripod looks like an easy diy

Postby zelph » Fri Apr 15, 2011 11:24 pm

Thanks Connie, very informative videos. I'll have to consider making one.
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