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#1 David Calson

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Posted 16 September 2015 - 08:05 PM

Why do Grips hold flags on both sides of Steadicam operators?  Is it to break up wind hitting the operator?


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#2 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 16 September 2015 - 08:12 PM

Often; yes. Sometimes too it can be to shield glare off of the onboard monitor. But generally, wind (though you can also use nets as opposed to flags)


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#3 Stuart Brereton

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Posted 18 September 2015 - 10:12 AM

It's generally nets that grips use as a wind break. A flag can all too easily get whipped around by the wind and end up causing more harm than good.


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