The Pico Flex Dolly is a miniature dolly for DSLRs. Ideal for table top product shots where the camera is inches from the subject. It’s on the 4 wheel two axle design like the earlier SpiderTrax Dolly which was designed and built by Emm of cheesycam.com. It’s $65 for pre-order from http://photographyandcinema.com. The latest shipment is due in soon.
When filming with a DSLR from inches away, focus will be critical. The Pico Flex Dolly can be set to run in a precise circle around the subject and this should help keep focus constant. Aside from tabletop photography for product shots, you could dolly sideways framed on subjects further from the table.
I stumbled on this interesting project on YouTube. The modification is done to a $35 4K camera you can find on eBay. To that he adds a c-mount. Then this camera can take any c-mount lenses. There are scores of great inexpensive c-mount lenses out on eBay and elsewhere. You’ll also need a c-mount extension […]Read More
by Hal Landen This is a promotional video from Reveal Media, a company which manufactures police body cameras. Other manufacturers include Panasonic and Wolfcom. It’s Time for Police Body Cameras Body cameras also known as body worn video are typically used by law enforcement to record interactions with the public and to collect evidence at […]Read More