DIY Jib

Experimenting with the Jib

Over the last couple of days I’ve been working on a Jib which is a device for a camera that helps achieve high angled or low angled sweeping shots. Below is a preview of some of the shots I filmed using the Jib and also my Dolly. Everything was shot on my Canon 550d (will post more info on dolly and camera in a future blog). The jib is still in its early days of development, however it’s still cool to see what you can do with something as simple as this. Check out the results:

Music by: http://www.myspace.com/devotchkamusic

IMG_4314-2.jpg

Original concept design for the jib and dolly tracks on the floor

Updated design, version 2

The DIY Jib on it’s first day of test shots

Plastic container used as a wait to counter the wait of the camera

Dismantled tripod stuck onto the pole

This jibs first outing and some awesome results


2 Comments on “DIY Jib

  1. Awesome what one can do with a bit of imagination and some elbow grease :-)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,013 other followers

%d bloggers like this: