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The Steadicam® Operator's Handbook, 2nd Edition by Laurie Hayball, Jerry Holway

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Section Three

beyond the basics

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Low mode

a new range of lens heights

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There are many simple (and relatively inexpensive) ways to rearrange or extend the parts of your sled to help you get a specific shot.

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One of the first and most important rearrangements was done for Stanley Kubrick on The Shining, where Garrett placed the electronics and monitor above the camera to create a new range of low lens heights.

On the set, Danny Lloyd used to move ...

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