Clamp for camcorder at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > The Tools of DV and HD Production > Support Your Local Camera > Special Mounts and Applications

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old May 16th, 2016, 03:10 PM   #1
Trustee
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: England liverpool
Posts: 1,341
Clamp for camcorder

Hi Guys i have a canal boat festival to cover and need some sort of clamp or something for a small camcorder to film at the front of s canal boat so it can time-lapse the boat coming to its finale.
The camcorder would sit at the front of the boat and I will not be there just set up and leave to film. Any suggestions, suction clamp or??
Steve Bleasdale is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 16th, 2016, 04:24 PM   #2
Inner Circle
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Cambridge UK
Posts: 2,845
Re: Clamp for camcorder

I have a suction mount from B Hague in Nottingham. Works very well on car windscreens etc. I think they sell it through their Camera Grip website. Not expensive but well engineered and effective - might be good for what you want to do. If not they do various clamps etc. Have a dig around on their website, easily found via your search engine of choice.
__________________
Andy K Wilkinson - https://www.shootingimage.co.uk
Cambridge (UK) Corporate Video Production
Andy Wilkinson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 16th, 2016, 11:49 PM   #3
Major Player
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Brandon, England
Posts: 375
Re: Clamp for camcorder

A Gorillapod would wrap around the rail, or anything else you can find. They make a firm mount in many situations, most times the only limit is your imagination. I always carry one when I travel, it's the only support I take. I have the Focus with the Ball Head X and use it for anything from a table tripod to a makeshift shoulder rig. A smaller model like the Original (under 20) should do what you want.

Dave
Dave Baker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 17th, 2016, 01:49 AM   #4
Trustee
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: England liverpool
Posts: 1,341
Re: Clamp for camcorder

Thanks Andy n Dave great cheers. steve
Steve Bleasdale is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 17th, 2016, 01:55 AM   #5
Inner Circle
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Cambridge UK
Posts: 2,845
Re: Clamp for camcorder

Gorillapod is another good idea - I have one of those too and always take it when travelling
__________________
Andy K Wilkinson - https://www.shootingimage.co.uk
Cambridge (UK) Corporate Video Production
Andy Wilkinson is offline   Reply
Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Adorama
(800) 223-2500
New York, NY

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Texas Media Systems
(512) 440-1400
Austin, TX

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

VideoGuys
(800) 323-2325
Mineola, NY

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > The Tools of DV and HD Production > Support Your Local Camera > Special Mounts and Applications

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

 



Google
 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:26 PM.


DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2018 The Digital Video Information Network