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Old October 23rd, 2011, 07:21 PM   #1
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As long as you can keep it quiet should be a great method at weddings.

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Old October 24th, 2011, 12:52 AM   #2
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It was just stupid enough to make me laugh.
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Old October 24th, 2011, 09:07 AM   #3
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How long before the major camera manufacturers incorporate a Chicken Optical STabilizer (COST)?
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Old October 24th, 2011, 09:16 AM   #4
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i tried this before. the problem was mounting your camera on the fluid head and let's not talk about just catching, i mean, finding where you last left your steadicam.
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Old October 24th, 2011, 09:35 AM   #5
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So do you think an ostrich would be able to handle my 7D?
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Old October 24th, 2011, 10:00 AM   #6
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Ostrich idea is dumb. Everyone knows an ostrich is too big too hold. Chicken is much better.
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Old October 24th, 2011, 10:06 AM   #7
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Ahh..didn't fully explain...
I was looking at the possibility of a fully autonomous steadicam. No need to hold. That way I can operate a second camera. :)
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Old October 24th, 2011, 10:10 AM   #8
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Ahhh, I see. Brilliant! In that case I'm loving it, great idea. Set it to moving at the reception for great moving shots of the dancing as it weaves in an out of the dancers.
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Old October 24th, 2011, 12:25 PM   #9
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My chicken cam worked great! However, when I fed him, he totally ruined my shot because his head kept going up and down and up and down and up and down....
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Old October 24th, 2011, 03:12 PM   #10
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Yes, note to self: Chicken does not get fed till AFTER end of reception.
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Old October 31st, 2011, 06:15 PM   #11
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I'm thinking of putting this in the flower girl's basket...should get some amazing shots.
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