Steady Car Interior Shot
Posted 25 June 2012 - 04:08 PM
I was wondering how one can achieve a steady car interior shot.
I'm pretty sure that a simple tripod won't be steady enough.
Any ideas on how to rig a camera inside of a car?
Thanks a lot for your help.
Posted 25 June 2012 - 05:41 PM
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Posted 02 August 2012 - 12:56 PM
If you could fit a Steadicam in the back seat it would probably need to be a very small one, that you hold in your hand (no arm) with a miniature camera.
The Glidecam, or any Steadicam, is not a good idea for car interiors.
The effect would be that the interior shakes, but the view outside is smooth. I have done this in busses and it's worked well with a full sized rig.
If you secure the camera in the car, the outside will shake, but not the inside. If the road is really smooth, everything will be smooth.
My model II from the 1980s came with a compact vehicle kit, but it required a very light weight camera and was really impossible to use. Still too big!
Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:44 PM
I've used this Film Tools car mount before and it's pretty smooth... granted, it's no gyro/stedicam, but with a smoother road it works great. Plus you can suction mount outside the car in virtually any angle with the ball head. Really depends on the composition you're looking to achieve.
Posted 30 December 2012 - 02:33 PM
Peter Jensen (SOC)
Los Angeles, Ca.