Da Grip


ANYBODY WHO KNOWS ME knows I am somewhat manic about holding my cameras steady, and I have a method. I cannot lay claim to this or take credit for it—it was shown to me by a real good press shooter named Keith Torrie many years ago at the New York Daily News.

One of the reasons this method works for me is that I am, somewhat strangely, left-eyed. Right-handed but left-eyed. Dunno why. Ever since I picked up a camera I always put it to my left eye. Little did I know that would create an advantage for me when I started to shoot motor-driven, professional cameras. The extended base of the motor is ideal for tucking into that ...

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