September 30, 2013 | production, video technology

Drive-by Shooting: Car Shots with the CineSquid Car Mount


This video shows you how.

While you can handhold a camera from a moving car, that requires two people – driver and shooter. And for some shots it’s just not possible to hand hold. Mounting the camera on a car used to require some expensive hardware, but now it’s a lot simpler and cheaper. So don’t let a small budget get in the way of making high production value video.

Cinesquids is a flexible camera mount that attaches to a window, a car, any smooth surface with strong suction cup mounts. These are serious suction cups. They will hold a camera up to about 5 pounds. Ideal for a DSLR or other camera. There’s also a MiniSquid that’s suitable for a phone, a GoPro or any smaller camera. You can male lots of great dolly shots from your car.

If your camera can do time-lapse, you can do some great moving time lapse from your car. This system open up some wonderful cinematic possibilities.

Check out the
Cinetics miniSquid Suction Cup Camera Mount for GorillaPod SLR-Zoom Tripod

You will also need the
Joby GP8-BHEN GorillaPod Focus with Ballhead X bundle

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