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Uva's Rigging Guide for Studio and Location by Sabrina Uva, Michael Uva

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A camera can be mounted on aircraft, cars, motorcycles, jet skis, boats, para-sails, and elsewhere. You’ve got your work cut out for you. I list a few things that are a must when mounting a camera. Remember, you are under no pressure, none whatsoever, but remember a camera and lens usually cost $50,000 to $500,000. No oops allowed. If you want to be able to say, “I’ll be back,” do it right. Here are a few hints.

Tricks of the Trade

1. If you are mounting a camera on a car, find out whether the car is strip painted (temporary latex paint applied over the original paint).

2. Determine whether the body can hold the weight of the mount ...

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