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The Grip Book, 6th Edition by Michael Uva

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8Techniques for mounting the camera

Author note:

Local # 80 Key Grip “Brady Mc Elroy” drew all the following drawings for this chapter. He is a top Key Grip here in Hollywood who owns “BAM” Grip Inc. http://bamgripinc.com.

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A camera can be mounted on aircraft, cars, motorcycles, Jet Skis, boats, parasails, and elsewhere, but you’ve got your work cut out for you. I will list a few things that are a must when mounting a camera. Remember that a camera and lens usually cost between $50,000 to $500,000 on the average. No oops, no do-overs allowed. If you want to be able to say, “I’ll be back,” do it right. (I know that I’m scaring you … Good!) Here are a few ...

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