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Intro image for article NAB 2019: Tiffen Steadicam Steadimate-S
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As one of our Steadicam instructors here at AbelCine, and a Steadicam Operator myself, a visit to the Tiffen booth was at the top of my list for NAB 2019. While there, I spoke with Tyson Galland about the new Steadimate-S, which allows Steadicam operators to step into the brave new world of 3-axis brushless gimbals by using them in conjunction with the familiar vests and arms we know from the SteadiOp world.
Intro image for article Mastering Camera Movement, with Rubidium Wu
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In this video, I set out to experiment with different ways of moving the camera in order to see how each compare in a single scene. We shot a scene with a dancer in four different ways: on a tripod, on a slider, handheld, and on a gimbal (the MōVI Pro). What I discovered was that the different methods give very different effects and there's a place for them all, as long as you understand the relative strengths and weaknesses of each.
Intro image for article At the Bench: Gates Underwater Housings
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AbelCine LA is home to a number of certified divers, so in this blog I take a look at some of the most popular offerings from Gates Underwater Products available for rent or sale at AbelCine.
Intro image for article NAB 2018: Steadicam M-1 Volt
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Nic here at the Tiffen booth to get the scoop on the latest updates from Steadicam’s own Jerry Holway and Rey Reyes. This year, Steadicam is showing a more polished version of the M-1 Volt.
Intro image for article Top Blogs of 2017
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The year has come and gone in a whirlwind of projects and products. So, let us take a moment to look back and reminisce about some of our most popular blog posts over the last 12 months.
Intro image for article At the Bench: A Closer Look at the Freefly MoVI Pro
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Freefly’s latest handheld gimbal stabilizer, the MoVI Pro, has been rebuilt from the ground up to improve upon almost every aspect of the original family of MoVIs. There is very little on the system that has not been given the deluxe treatment; from the integrated tuning stand by way of the ring with attached feet, to the dual battery system allowing hot-swapability.
Intro image for article NAB 2017: AbelCine Booth Presentations Roundup
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Our booth presentations were a big hit at this year’s NAB show. Featuring a range of topics from HDR and cinematography tools, to livestreaming and branded content, panelists included working cinematographers, technology specialists, industry experts, and more.
Intro image for article NAB 2017: Freefly Updates
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I met with Alan and Brian of Freefly Systems to discuss their new MoVI Pro as well as other recent product announcements. The new MoVI Pro features a number of improvements over the original MoVI family, including hot swappable batteries and an integrated stand to allow for all day shooting with minimal downtime.
Intro image for article NAB 2016: Roundup of Our Blog Coverage
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It was a busy NAB for our tech specialists with visits to the most interesting booths at the show, as well as Tech Talks and training workshops on the AbelCine presentation stage. With so much to cover, we wanted to round up all of our NAB blogs and presentations in one place for you.