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Old 10-25-2012, 09:37 AM   #1
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Subaru Big Event 4 Video

I was brought in by Gillman Subaru to cover their event The Big Event 4 on Oct 13 2012.

Here is a highlights video of the event.
Let me know what you guys think and enjoy.

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Old 10-25-2012, 01:13 PM   #2
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Cool video, what rig did you use for for the panning shots

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I created a DIY rig that I fully tested on this shoot.

Mimics the 14ft Kressler Krane one for a 1/4 of the cost in parts.

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nice video anymore details on your DIY Rig? Im starting to do videos too. And wanting to get a crane or stabilizer I have the slider and stuff Ive done 3 videos already but just want a crane or stabilizer.
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Old 10-25-2012, 09:36 PM   #5
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Sure thing here is the rig:


And I am under the umbrella here setting up the lens:


My roommate and I read up on the measurements for a great rig from Kressler Krane and decided we could probably build that.
So, we went to Home Depot and Lowes and starting pricing and gathering metal supplies and poles.

We came up with this idea.

This particular photo you see is from the first time we used it on a Wine Commercial, worked well, but was a bit shaky upwards in the air. So, re-evaluated the design and created a bridge system for it. So, it currently has a bridge system built on it now.

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Old 10-25-2012, 09:41 PM   #6
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With the tripod all the way down, it puts the camera lens at about 10 feet in the air. And with the tripod legs fully extended, it puts the camera lens at a whopping 15 feet up.

And it's smooth.

To give you a point of cost: A Kressler Krane of this height with only the tilt ability on the camera end is about 1500-1900 bucks. My system I built, a little over 225. Yup saved some money.

And I found a motorized head for under 500. So that is my next goal is to get the motorized head that has full 360 degree motion in the pan and tilt areas. Nice!

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I spy Bun B! Lol. Who was the first guy signing autographs?
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Nice rig, I have always loved those panning shots

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The guy in the White with Glasses was Dave Mirra and the guy with the shaggy hair and glasses was Bucky Lasek.

Dave Mirra - BMX XGames Champ and now Rally Driver
Bucky Lasek - Skateboard Champ, friend of Tony Hawk and now Rally Driver.

And yup, that was Bun B. haha. He actually just came to check out the event not to do anything there. We spotted him and had a couple of small chats with him. Real nice guy.

He is a local in Houston.

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Thanks man. Same here. I am actually building a slider for long panning shots. It was actually the first build, but then we focused back onto the jib, because it almost seemed more logical and easier to create.

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