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Cheap Light-weight Carbon Fiber camera Slider Photography

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In the belated courier to find the great fruit sent to Xinjiang: Hand-held PTZ camera, I can not wait to open to find out - this known as the "strongest self-bar" handheld PTZ camera, in the end is What kind of product, so that both in the video production circles much anticipated, but also aroused the concern of sports enthusiasts and lifestyle (pai) lovers.
  Earlier this year, Gopro, a world-renowned sports camera maker, came out with the message that it would expand its product line to develop its own drone products. However, most of the Gopro drones during most of the year did not have any news, but added that on October 9, the world's largest market share of UAV Dajian announced the launch of the first "hand-held camera tripod head"
  In practice, however, it holds your camera beyond imagination, for example, by wrapping it around a branch like the one below.

  Light-weight Carbon Fiber camera Slider SK-CFS80
  THE Sevenoak Light-weight Carbon Fi…

Buy camera slider and get free shipping on sevenoak

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I believe when everyone went out shooting have felt too heavy equipment, weight is very hard feeling. However, in order to shoot the ideal work they have to bring complete photographic equipment. So Xiaobian today to share with you a short video, you can teach you how to use a monopod to simulate Camera slider fragments.
  First, the pre-preparation
  First of all, we have to choose a shooting equipment. For the moment, most of the camera-equipped devices such as SLRs, camcorders, sports DVs and mobile phones can meet the needs of our shooting time-lapse photography (some products have a built-in delay function, which is not available, like a mobile phone, App to solve). In short, the choice of shooting equipment is very broad, as long as the external conditions of your device can be achieved by interval shooting, this hard condition can be. Preparation of camera equipment (Camera slider, tripod, camera)

Carbon Fiber Camera Slider SK-TXS80
  THE Sevenoak SK-TXS80 is a port…

Best Cheap Camera Slider? - Video Slider Review

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Camera slider in addition to a simple left and right slide can shoot a lot of different lens effects do you know? Today to teach you. How we use the Camera slider in our hands depends entirely on our own creativity, after reading the absolute length of knowledge!
  First tripod used to fix Camera slider, plus a can produce around the camera PTZ tilt angle. You can begin to create a shot it!
  First, moving around is not new, we skip directly
  Second, lock sliding effect
  When we do a regular slide, the main lock in the center of the screen
  Third, push the lens
  Now it's not about moving around, but about moving forward. It's cool to not follow the focus when sliding, but to change it from focus to focus

Sevenoak Motorized Camera Slider SK-MTS100
  THE Sevenoak SK-MTS100 is a motorized Camera slider designed for creating dynamic video and time lapse photography sequences with fluid and precise motorized slides. It works with most DSLR, mirrorless and digital cinema ca…

How to get a Camera Rig on the Cheap

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Establishing the Right Support: It's important to fix the lens. It is important that the two legs are widened to make the body much more stable. Standing too close to each other can de stabilizer the camera and make the camera sway.

Sevenoak Shoulder Support Camera Rig mini SK-VC01
  Sevenoak SK-VC01 is a highly compact and light-weight aluminum shoulder support Camera rig specifically used for small DV, 4/3 cameras and small DSLRs. The shoulder support camera rig SK-VC01 should camera support rigincreases the stability while recording and its light-weight design frees you from fatigue even after long shooting periods. The soft foam pad fits comfortably on your shoulder, and the handle bar can be used as a stand-alone support for your camera.
   Quasi-vertical and horizontal guides
  To keep the picture horizontal and vertical. Especially when moving the camera or turning backwards, it is easy to tilt the screen, even if everything else is well done. If this happens, then wh…

What camera rig is right for me

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Whether it is a camera or accessories, and now a lot of photographic equipment are compact and lightweight, for the daily use of the tripod is even more so. In a new upgrade of the main portable tour B launched SEVENOAK camera rig, designed for the traveling photographer's professional portable camera rig, to meet the more scenarios of mobile shooting.

  SEVENOAK Camera rig is positioned as a portable travel camera rig. Since it is portable as a selling point, the storage volume just under the state, you can easily into the included tripod bag, and most of the camera bag tripod carrying function compatible, and only 1.8kg weight, not Will bring a significant burden. This compact and lightweight allows users to reduce travel trip weight due to tripod burden.

  We all know that camera rig are a must when shooting stable shots, but sometimes the fixed rig shot by camera rigs can be quite rigid, unpredictable, or you do not have time to mount a camera rig or even a camera…

What is the best dslr camera slider

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Direct eye contact can make photos closer to real life. When shooting people photos, keep the camera at the height of the human eye, in order to show the charming eyes and charming smile. Be bent when shooting children. The subject does not need to always look at the camera. Shooting from the eye level produces a charismatic effect that makes the picture appealing.
  How to adjust the angle of view: Most people praise the portrait is the height of the subject's eyes shot. However, you can change the perspective if you want to make a creative impression.

Camera Slider SK-LS120
  The Sevenoak Camera Slider SK-LS120 is designed to give you the ability to create good-quality production shots without over-extending your budget. Featuring heavy-duty anodized aluminum construction, super-smooth glide rail, spirit level & tension adjustment, the camera Slider SK-LS120 gives you the best value. It can be attached directly to a tripod and may also be used standalone with the inclu…

how to find active CameraRig?

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In the novice's eyes, the camera rig is just an assistive tool that is not commonly used, and is bulky and heavy. If you go out shooting with a SLR camera, lens, flash, etc., it can be hard work and the Camera rig will eventually be Long-term home, become useless.

In fact, this is a big mistake, a lot of photos and effects also need camera rig to complete, it is not a photography "aids", but in learning photography is an integral part of the role with the body, the lens, flash Lights are just as important! Learn what the camera rig can do for us today and what to shoot!

Macro shots will often use the camera rig, because the macro shot in the depth of field is very shallow, just a little forward or backward movement will be out of focus, and the aperture will generally be small, to achieve full shutter is not easy, So a camera rig will help a lot.

Durable Mini Tripod camera rig SK-T1
  The Sevenoak SK-T1 camera rig  is a light weight and portable aluminum mini tripod design…

Photographer Uses Cheap Camera Rig for your camera

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On the camera rig, some of our predecessors said something like this: "I did not shoot the camera without a camera rig", "I bought a third tripod to know that the first two are all white ..." There is such an important? The wolf made a small survey of friends around them, their answer is not agreeable, such as the following answer is one of the representatives:
  "No use, why should such a burden?"
  "Rarely used, mainly for fear of trouble."
  "Only professional users, newbies need it?"
  "Want to buy one, do not know what to buy?"
  Why use camera rig, give you a few reasons

  Is it that fewer and fewer users now use the Camera rig? The wolf discovered that friends around the camera rig little understanding, but did not realize its importance. Many people are still asking: Why use the camera rig? This reason for the wolf to choose five reasons, do not know what you think?
  Now pop star sky, perhaps the process of …

When to Use a Camera Rig

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In the end need to use the camera rig this issue has been discussed. Some people choose to use the camera rig early in the learning process, and later they are no longer used. Still others choose to use the camera rig as a good performer, and most of the performers choose to play camera rig. Let the stars analyze and analyze this problem for everyone today, let everyone judge if you need to use the camera rig!
Camera rig features:
  Also known as a shoulder pad, a violin camera rig is an accessory used for violin use. It is attached to the lower end of the back of the case, fixed to both sides of the piano, and can not touch the back plate. The use of camera rig can also be lifted the box, for the long neck of the player to use more convenient, the piano box can play a smooth and comfortable performance.
  The camera rig is made of wood, metal, and plastic and the wooden camera rigs are made of maple. No matter what kind of camera rig can not contact with the backplane, it…

Best Camera Stabilizer For your video

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Three-axis electronic Camera stabilizer is a great invention, its flexibility and ease of use greatly reduce the threshold of camera motion machinery, saving a lot of time for photographers. Today we introduce some of the basic issues need to be aware of using camera stabilizer, so that we can better grasp the use of camera stabilizer.
  Correct use of camera stabilizer Precautions:
  Correct posture
  Correct leveling
  Save physical strength
  The choice of attachment
  Correct posture
  When shooting with the camera stabilizer, the screen beats up and down if you carelessly walk around. If you are still a novice use of camera stabilizer, this situation will happen often. Even if you are walking, you do not realize it. In fact, every step you take, will cause the body to move up and down.

Mini Handheld Carbon Fiber Camera Stabilizer SK-SW Pro 1
  Mini Handheld Carbon Fiber Stabilizer SK-SW Pro 1 is a compact and portable hand-held stabilizer designed for use with DSLRs or sm…

Any advice on camera stabilizer?

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The same is handheld camera stabilizer photography, why others can shoot such a smooth and smooth screen, and you shoot the works but from the perfect and stable effect of this faint distance?
  In fact, not when people walk or exercise, the body will produce more or less varying degrees of shaking. What motivates you to not see these sights from binocular vision is that the brain automatically adjusts the information received by the eye so that you can not feel the jitter that occurs when you exercise.

  Back to the photographer hand-held three-axis camera stabilizer motion shooting, walking bumps the jitter from the hand to the camera stabilizer, even through the camera stabilizer in the gyro signal correction can be offset by most jitter problems, but Walking up and down the jolt will still make a slight ups and downs in the shooting picture offset.
 Sevenoak Camera stabilizer SK-W02
  Sevenoak SK-W02 is a video Camera stabilizer designed specifically to reduce shaking an…

Make a Lightweight Camera Stabilizer Out of sevenoak

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Play Stoudemire, the pace of walking, and arm force, as well as the cooperation between the two hands, are very important. Do not want to walk when walking as usual, because then the shoulders will be shaking, shoulder shaking, then you can not even get a good hand held camera stabilizer is also not stable, Big Stanley Kang damping arm, let's single SLR Stoudemire , Then his arm is the shock arm, shoulders do not shake, arm as steady as possible, walk a little arched legs, right hand grip, left hand light support universal shaft bearing a centimeter below, slightly to the pole a little horizontal force, Because many times the body to rotate the shooting, do not hold the pole camera stabilizer itself will not rotate with the body.

Camera stabilizer can adjust itself, and can be adjusted quickly

1. First of all to adjust the balance between breeding and machine, the right hand holding the handle, the left hand to place the camera stabilizer level, and then release the hand, with the…

Best Tips for Choosing a Tripod Head

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Tripod head with the tripod together is about 1.5 kg

  Some people say that micro single with this tripod is not OK, no problem, but I think SLR students are more suitable for this tripod.

  If you already have a tripod, that is to buy a tripod head can, as long as your tripod tripod head can be demolished, then this tripod head can be universal, so you do not have to worry about.

  For example, I have a telephoto, a wide-angle, I get a fuselage, get a piece of telephoto, the purpose is not to take pictures, looking for No coins to speed up the special edition, but missed the photo.

SK-EBH60 Panoramic Time Lapse Tripod Head
  The Sevenoak SK-EBH60 Panoramic Time Lapse Tripod Head is a portable mechanical panoramic head that provides an ideal solution for creating time-lapse videos or panoramic stills with GoPro/action camera, smart phone and DSLRs around 2kg. It includes a 1/4"-20 camera screw on top and a 3/8” to 1/4"-20 socket at the bottom for a tripod, and it can also be …

How to Build a Camera Dolly

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The camera's position is a key decision in the narrative, not just "a place that looks good," but also determines what viewers will see and where they look from. Since Griffith liberated the camera from a single fixed location, the movement of the camera has taken a larger share of the film's visual arts. Camera moving aid:

  1. Camera dolly (camera movement method started to be used in the early 20th century)
  2. jib arm (appeared in the 1920s)
  3. Camera stabilizer (first used in "Glory of the Road" 1957 and Kubrick's "Shining", commonly used in the 1970s)
  Kubrick and Steadicam operators
  In the filming of narrative films, the principle of camera movement is that movement must be purpose-oriented. Cameras move not just to move, but also to narrative techniques. There are two motives for camera movement:

Motorized Camera dolly SK-MS01
  Sevenoak SK-MS01 is motorized push cart which offers your video with more dynamic movement bu…

Porta-Jib Camera Dollies for your video

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Many people have asked me to write about these things about why the camera is moving: why it's used, where it's used, and when it's time to use it. The moving picture is crucial to telling the story. They create a tense atmosphere that impresses the audience, makes the audience laugh, and scares you into horror. I like the camera's movement, but on the premise that it helps tell the story. It is not clever to move to move. Before moving, do you have to understand this scene in depth and then ask yourself if camera movement will make it better at this time, and will it help you reflect the characters' emotions?
  Many people do not understand what is the use of small camera dolly, laymen even think it is a toy for children to play, how to call it a mobile camera dolly, in fact, is probably for shooting, and today we will look at this car camera dolly how to assemble, use and what are the fun accessories to make your shooting more efficient and quality.

Photographer Uses Cheap Home-Made Camera Rig

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Time-lapse photography is by shooting a group of photos, the latter through the series of photos into a video shooting means, can be very effective display of landscape changes. For the scenery photographer, through the stable interval shooting material, coupled with the appropriate post-technology can be completed multiple stacks, time slices and time-lapse photography of three different performance forms, accomplish one stroke at a time. In the production of time-lapse photography, I believe that many of my friends will encounter some problems. Today, I will talk about what problems will arise, and how to solve these problems!

Sevenoak SK-R01 is a highly compact shoulder support camera rigdesigned for stabilizing lightweight SLR cameras and camcorders weighing up to 10KG. It features with soft foam shoulder pad, adjustable height, flexible configuration, movable baseplate, detachable handle grip etc. Designed with adjustable height and flexible configuration, it can be eas…

Affordable camera rig for your video

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In the novice's eyes, the camera rig is just an assistive tool that is not commonly used, and is bulky and heavy. If you go out shooting with a SLR camera, lens, flash, etc., it can be hard work and the camera rig will eventually be Long-term home, become useless. In fact, this is a big mistake, a lot of photos and effects also need camera rig to complete, it is not a photography "aids", but in learning photography is an integral part of the role with the body, the lens, flash The lights are just as important! Now let the author explain what camera rig can do for us, what can be shot!
  Why is it fire? This makes sense. Anyone who shoots a video knows that smooth motion of the lens is significant for the entire project. Different from the color management that go deep into details, professionals need to be able to tell the difference - a cool camera stabilizer that captures the majority of people's attention and thus takes a serious look at the entire vi…

When to Use a Camera Rig well

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To take advantage of the camera rig, another important component that can not be ignored - tripod head! Then choose the tripod head? Or choose the ball tripod head? Many people for this problem will simply be summarized as "precise and stable three-dimensional, convenient and quick platform" - not exactly right, not completely wrong. Did you really understand the tripod head compared to the common tripod head? What are the advantages?
  For the tripod head choice, we first look at the stability. In the mainstream market, the most stable tripod head should be a tripod head. The weight devices that reach 8 kg, 10 kg and above are basically three-dimensional tripod head.

  The Sevenoak SK-T1 is a light weight and portable aluminum mini tripod camera rig designed for use with smartphones, action cameras and DSLRs. It comes with a small ball head, mini tripod and an extension tube. The small ball head makes it convenient for you to mount your device in a right position …

Camera stabilizer will replace the tripod?

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Camera stabilizer will replace the tripod?

A equipment leasing company, he witnessed the whole process of camera stabilizer from the bud to the vigorous development, he observed some phenomena and trends in the exchange and work of the industry, and share with him the idea: camera stabilizer can become a movie Video) market is not high technology content of the tripod successor?

Filmmakers often use their high-end tripods as their guide to professional filmmaking. Professional and amateurs, regardless of the quality of their mainframe or lens, can use a suitable, high-quality hydraulic head and tripod The difference between standards. When you think so, most people go out to work on the necessary tripod. However, it is now 2017, the tripod is no longer lonely, it also ushered in the aftermath.

 Precision Camera Stabilizer SK-W01N
  The Sevenoak Precision Camera Stabilizer SK-W01N offers light, agile, seamless shooting for today's videographer. Designed in light and compact feature,…

5 Affordable Pieces of Video Camera Rig

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No one likes to carry a heavy camera rig all day long, but it is undeniable that it can be said to be one of the necessary equipment for travel photography. In addition to any light, the camera rig can help you to capture a better picture, you can take a more unique perspective, in addition, it has many benefits. Here are a few reasons to tell you why the camera rig is a must have for shooting equipment.

A solid but lightweight camera rig does allow you to take more and better photos on the road trip, but for the enjoyment of traveling, sometimes I will weigh the subject that will be taken on that day and decide whether to bring the camera rig, If you do not have a camera rig and want to shoot the above subject matter, you have to see if there is something nearby that allows you to place the camera's exposure, of course, not so flexible composition, and the stability is not necessarily and camera rig it!

Multifunctional Pocket Camera Rig SK-VH10
  Sevenoak SK-VH10 is a multifunct…

How does viewfinder Used When Taking Photos?

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Electronic viewfinder is the only thing in the digital era. Optical viewfinder has always existed.
  Simply talk about the benefits and shortcomings, we understand.
  Yesterday we talked about a big difference between camera photography and mobile phone photography is that most of the camera is able to use the viewfinder to shoot shooting, both shooting experience or attitude are more professional, which is obsessed by many photographers,  today Talkfinder to those things with you.

2.5x ViewFinder SK-VF01N
  Sevenoak SK-VF01 is a 2.5x viewfinder designed for most SLR cameras with 3” LCD screens. It features with 2.5x focusable magnification, an optical designed lens, an anti-fog protective cover, an eyecup preventing light leakage, a 40mm diameter diopter etc. It was connected to the camera via a Baseplate using 1/4 screw. SK-VF01 offers an adjustable diopter that enlarges the LCD image by a factor of 2.5.
  Size: 15*9*12 cm
  Product weight: 0.33 KG

As the name implies, optical…

How does Handheld DSLR Camera Stabilizer work?

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Play panoramic camera shaking not? Relies on this stabilizer!
  Today, the camera stabilizer on the market has become very cheap, especially for the camera stabilizer, I feel the unprecedented pleasure in the production process! I use the model is a GoPro sports camera, if you are a portable The same applies to my invention of a camera or a cellphone. "
  This is a fun, simple invention, but the stability is good!
  This design is a more streamlined version based on the original version, reducing the number of LEGO bricks used and making the whole system look more portable.
  For camera movement, a stabilizer is the most basic tool no matter how you want to move the camera. But when I came to understand it personally, I found it still had its own limitations. So today we are here to teach you 10 very useful tips, hoping to help everyone.
  Mini Action Camera Stabilizer SK-W08
  Sevenoak Mini Action Stabilizer SK-W08 is a compact, ultra-light Camera stabilizer that uses c…

How to make a Camera Dolly for your video

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The camera's position is a key decision in the narrative, not just "a place that looks good," but also determines what viewers will see and where they look from.
  Since Griffith liberated the camera from a single fixed location, the movement of the camera has taken a larger share of the film's visual arts.

  There are two motives for camera movement:
  1. The performance itself requires the camera to move. For example, if a character gets up from a chair and goes to a window, it is quite reasonable for the camera to move with her. Although this movement is not necessary, but certainly one way to show the plot.

Scaled Camera Dolly SK-DW03
  Sevenoak Scaled Camera Dolly SK-DW03 is a sturdy and smooth camera table dolly specially designed for your home videos. It features adjustable aluminum rods, scale marks, rubber wheels, 1/4” screw thread and 3/8” screw hole etc. It allows you to mount your camera directly onto this dolly, or use an articulate arm or ball he…

What is the best dslr camera slider

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 Camera slider, for the film and television industry are familiar, the straight track, a variety of arbitrary combination of curved track for the photographer provides a lot of creative space to be able to shoot like a walk-through lens, smooth with the beat rhythm , But these are generally built on the premise of manual rail, the use of large-scale electric camera slider is only used in large-scale competitions or ceremonies, the electric camera slider is very expensive, this article is lightweight, and suitable for the public Electric camera slider has been designed.

Camera Sliders are often used in many shooting work, the use of the camera only needs to be installed on the slide, you can ensure that the mobile shooting to maintain the stability of the screen, does not appear when the hand-held screen will be partial bias for a while . The following brief introduction of the slide in the filming role:
Heavy-Duty Camera Slider SK-HD120
  Sevenoak Heavy-Duty Camera Slider SK-HD120 serie…

Cheap professional Matte Box Alternative!!!

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Modern lens design is very high level, the lens coating even in the face of direct sunlight rarely appear glare situation. This is a good thing! In post-processing it's hard to recover those overexposed glare parts, while the glare's shape and where it appears are hard to predict. But if you want to be able to control the direction and shape of glare? This may not be the same for your photo charm.

Many people will ask me after seeing my photos: "How did you shoot this effect?" Now I came to reveal the answer ... That's right! It's the Ring of Glare! Mostly I use it to achieve this The effect of the lens is Nikon 58mm f / 1.4G, this lens can show a very soft blur effect, use it to shoot the glare is also very beautiful, does not give a very unexpected feeling. The material, shape and color of the tube placed in front of the lens will affect the photo effect, which is my favorite point - unlimited surprises!
The role of matte box:
Professional Matte Box SK-MB1
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How Is viewfinder Used When Taking Photos?

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The camera's live view is not new features, the market circulation of SLR, micro-single, few cards without real-time viewing features. But under what circumstances is suitable for using live view? What are the live view operating steps? WeChat Jun will be described in detail below.
  Try turning on the camera's live viewfinder instead of subconsciously using the viewfinder. So you can appreciate the advantages of live view.
  Before we know when to use live view, we need to understand what is live view. Live view is to let the camera lift the reflector, the screen displayed directly on the back of the LCD screen, you can directly through the LCD screen, including the screen depth of field, color, light and dark final results.
  So when is the live view mode suitable? Shooting in low light is a good fit because it is often difficult to view the viewfinder in low light. In addition to the need for manual focus live view is also very helpful, such as shooting macro or…

How to choose a jib arm

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Photographers who love shooting birds and wildlife may get caught in the tripod head when choosing a tripod head: can you choose a more stable, cantilever tripod head that does not drift at rest, or choose to move a smoother, more precise tripod head?

Of course, not only are we confronted with this confusion when playing birds, we are confused when using super-telephoto lenses or shooting motion scenes: the super stability of the cantilever tripod head or the smoothness of the hydraulic tripod head Mobile performance?

It may be hard to make a choice between the two, after all, having chosen one of the features will miss the other.

 SK-EBH120 Panaromic Time Lapse Tripod Head
  Sevenoak SK-EBH120 Panoramic Time Lapse Tripod Head is a portable mechanical panoramic head that provides an ideal solution for creating time-lapse videos or panoramic stills with GoPro/action camera, smart phone and DSLRs around 2kg. It includes a 1/4"-20 camera screw on top and a 3/8” to 1/4"-20 socket…

Why do some cameras have to square matte box?

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Nearly every camera lens comes with a round or square, or petal-shaped matte box. And different matte box length of the lens is not one.
  Sometimes, you find it troublesome, simply throw them at home.

  First, they are useless in the end?
  In everyday life, when we encounter very intense sunlight, we cover the eyes with our hands above our eyes, blocking the reverse sunlight and letting the light of the front scenery into our eyes, so that we can see clearly.

  Wearing a matte box lens, like with our hands covered in the eyes above.

  The picture below is matte box backlit photo effect:

Matte Box SK-MB1
  The Sevenoak SK-MB1 DSLR Matte Box with Top Flags for 15mm Rods from Sevenoak is suitable for use with a wide variety of DSLR cameras and baseplates with 15mm rod system(cameras, baseplates, and rods are not included). It is constructed from high-grade ABS plastic, and the included flag is made from aluminum. It is used on the end of a lens to block the sun or other unexpected…

What is the use of camera matte box?

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Many photographers do not know matte box is what, do not know matte box what is the use, then Xiaobian today to talk about digital SLR photography matte box is what and what is the use!

Common matte box is divided into two types, one is round and there is a petal-shaped, small series is the petal-shaped. The two matte boxes also have different uses. General round matte box in order to install on the fixed-focus lens. The petal shape is the zoom lens, the specific shape we can see the map. We can also remember such a formula: up and down longer, so short (petal-shaped) in the installation of these two matte box, when finished loading and the lens, there will be carbazole heard. When you hear such a voice that is installed correctly. So what is the use of camera matte box?
The Sevenoak SK-MB4 is a professional matte box to offer users a flexible solution for managing light, controling flare, and allowing you to configure your flags and filter stages exactly how you like it. The SK-MB4 i…