I’d Rather Ride!

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

I’ve always taken the approach with Steadicam that the best work is achieved when you (as an operator) are doing as little as possible. For instance, when you are in the zone… flying the rig with your body and not manhandling it with your hands… that’s where your best work comes from! In this particular [...]

Is the AR leading a Revolution… or just too Alien?

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

The AR from MK-V (AKA the Alien Revolution or the Auto-Leveling Revolution) has now been on the market for several years. Has it set fire to the industry? Unfortunately no. The AR is an accessory designed primarily for MK-Vs sled that actively maintains the camera’s horizon (roll axis) AND it also allows the sled to [...]