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Improving the small shoulder support

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Does anyone remember the shoulder unicycle? It used to be just an aluminum bracket to rest against the shoulder. Very simple and very effective.

In the meantime, I have added an L-bracket with a hot shoe mount for a microphone holder and purchased a Swit LED camera light which comes with an adapter for Sony L series batteries that has to go somewhere. Time for some improvements. Now it's a pimped shoulder unicycle:

In retro-perspective I just could have bought a rail support. But where's the fun in that?

Comments 11 years, 5 months ago

I will have to buy or to do something like that for my camera one day. Even if it's much much lighter than yours, I still shake a lot sometime as soon as I have to handle it for a moment in the same position, and of course, as soon as I have to zoom on something, it only make my shaking worst.
Once Timduru find a nice one, it was vey light, cheap, and has three positions, on the shoulder, or as a little tripod, or like some kind of stabilizer. I will have to work on that idea before the next convention, I have plenty of alluminium left over from the making of a big skunk tail I did once, maybe I can try to do something with that too.

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