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#1 bogdanovici barbu

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 08:08 AM

HI there! I just saw a clip that included some BTS shots, and i stumbled accros a camera rig that I have`nt seen before.
This is the clip, right here, and the "accessory" in question can be seen at 07:35, 08:40 - 08:44.

http://www.cinemagia...r/skyfall-8220/

Thank in advance for everyones` input on the subject.
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#2 Stephen Murphy

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Posted 29 October 2012 - 10:14 AM

That's a Libra stabilized head. It's overslung on an arm instead of underslung which is how you'd usually see it used on crane arms/wire rigs etc.
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#3 bogdanovici barbu

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 07:28 AM

Thanks for clearing that out for me, Stephen. Appreciate it!!
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#4 J Costantini

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Posted 31 October 2012 - 09:49 PM

But somehow it looks like it's shaking the camera on purpose instead of stabilizing it! Sort of an in camera effect for action?
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#5 Sanjay Sami

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 06:29 AM

It always looks that way, because the body of the head is mounted via a wire spring plate. This shakes the head (but does not jar it ) but the camera stays very stable. If you look at the head while the shot is in progress, it seems like its all over the place, but video playback is stable.
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#6 Nicolas Gomez

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Posted 30 December 2012 - 09:19 AM

Love the cinematography of skyfall.. I guess its intentionally shaky for action purposes!

www.elsotano.com.co/videos.php
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