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Offline the_stink

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How to: Rig Rolling Shots
« on: 22 April 2009, 22:27 »
Since I started Photography I was facinated with the shots of cars in motion, after doing some research discovered this was achived with the aid of a camera rig

This link gives you all the info you need to know about Rig Photos well worth a read if you are looking to try some out for yourself

http://www.rigshots.com.au/

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http://www.youtube.com/rigshots

This Photographer put together the information on the rig shots here is his website, some great work

http://www.johnjovic.com/

The one thing I will say is its not cheap! But the photos I can / will be able to take is worth the investment her are a few of my rig and first attempts

Bought the rig here:

www.fastfilms.co.uk









« Last Edit: 23 April 2009, 10:58 by Horney »

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Re: How to: Rig Rolling Shots
« Reply #1 on: 22 April 2009, 22:29 »
Impressive work!
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Re: How to: Rig Rolling Shots
« Reply #2 on: 22 April 2009, 22:31 »
Stink you said you're actually driving very slow.  Do you use a long shutter speed to give the illusion of speed anf blur?

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Re: How to: Rig Rolling Shots
« Reply #3 on: 22 April 2009, 22:34 »
yeah, was going no faster than 10mph, tbh its a bit of trial and error with the shutter settings but i found if i had it set for 2/3 seconds that would give sufficent motion blur and give the impression that you are moving alot faster, i also bought a ND filter so i could take soem outdoors as i found on a sunny day the shots just get way over exposed due to all the light,

but read through the topics on the website link and will give you a better understanding of the whole thing  :smiley:

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Re: How to: Rig Rolling Shots
« Reply #4 on: 23 April 2009, 19:24 »
Stunning, always wondered how it was done.
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Re: How to: Rig Rolling Shots
« Reply #5 on: 28 April 2009, 18:30 »
Did you photoshop the rig out of the pictures on the speed shots??

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Re: How to: Rig Rolling Shots
« Reply #6 on: 30 April 2009, 22:37 »
in some of them the rig wasnt showign but yeah it takes some time to edit it out :)

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Re: How to: Rig Rolling Shots
« Reply #7 on: 01 May 2009, 20:21 »
:shocked: good read all that and great shots, like said i always wandered how it was done!

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Re: How to: Rig Rolling Shots
« Reply #8 on: 27 July 2009, 18:27 »
Stunning shots!

You are very brave putting your camera on that rig - I really want to try it now, but I'd be beyond gutted if my worthless Mk3 crushed my camera.  :grin:

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Re: How to: Rig Rolling Shots
« Reply #9 on: 27 July 2009, 18:36 »
Stunning shots!

You are very brave putting your camera on that rig - I really want to try it now, but I'd be beyond gutted if my worthless Mk3 crushed my camera.  :grin:

bravery is part of it plus after doing my research the rig i got is one of the sturdiest ;) just got to make sure you have got plenty of space to play with hahah