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Killer Camera Rigs That You Can Build

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"The singular beauty of this book is that Mr. Selakovich has successfully dedicated himself to producing clarity with every page." - Michael Ferris, Camera Operator/DP (Die Hard)

"For filmmakers who like to shoot their films with a mobile camera withough spending a fortune on equipment rentals, this book is a great gift indeed. I highly recommend it for its clarity and common sense." - Kris Malkiewica, Cinematographer/Author

Don't buy or rent your fillm equipment-build it! Construct professional-quality camera rigs on your own with this comprehensive, step-by-step guide and stop wasting your money on overpriced equipment rentals and purchases! Dan Selakovich guides you through the creation of jibs, dollies, cranes, car-mounts, sandbags, tripods, and more. Features include:

* Build inexpensive but reliable and sturdy rigs-including cranes, dollies, stabilizers, car-mounts, and more; most for much less than $100! * Includes over 2,000 photographs with clear step-by-step instructions, safety guidelines, material lists, and tool lists for each rig. * American standard and  meric measurements included. * Includes a companion web site: http://dvcamerarigs.com/

* Build cheap but reliable and sturdy rigs – including cranes, dollies, stabilizers, car mounts, and more for $50-$100 each! Even if you only use this book to make two sandbags – you’ll make back your money. *All measurements are provided in both standard and metric units – now updated to include region-specific material information *Includes over 1300 photographs total- with clear step-by-step instructions, safety guidelines, material lists, and tool lists for each rig