Apples & Oranges: Insights on Steadicam Produce

Sunday, July 29th, 2007

I began my Steadicam career under the assumption that operating Steadicam was as easy as strapping on a Steadicam and shooting. That couldn’t have been further from the truth, and thank God I hadn’t obligated myself to any work using a Steadicam or I would have seriously embarrassed myself. I bought my first Steadicam years [...]

Don’t Act Like a Hero… Be the Hero.

Sunday, July 15th, 2007

I received my first formal Steadicam instruction at a Steadicam Operators Association Workshop in 2002 lead by Garrett Brown, Steadicam Inventor. One of Garrett’s lectures focused on a discussion about “The Look.” The Look is the composure that a Steadicam Operator should maintain while working. Initially, I didn’t understand why this was so important… but [...]