Rigging an Overhead Shooting Station: BTS at the DVEstore!

Posted by Jason Jenkins on 1st Mar 2016

Jason takes you behind-the-scenes at the DVEstore. Check out all the cool gear that came together to make this killer overhead shooting station!

 

Here's the DPA 4018 super cardioid mic, mounted on the K-Tec Nautilus shock mount:

The Atomos Shogun on the end of an Avenger Boom Stand; hanging on with a Manfrotto Super Clamp:

Matthews Road Rags diffuser and frame:

Matthews Mafer Super Clamp holding a Manfrotto Magic Arm:

The Manfrotto AutoPole: very handy indeed!

A dangling Panasonic GH4 and DPA 4018:

The Panasonic GH4 makes a great overhead cam, paired with the Olympus M.Zuiko 9-18mm wide angle lens:

The Westcott IceLight 2; great for getting light into a tight space!

The Manfrotto Magic Arm is a surprisingly sturdy way to hang an overhead camera:

Two Manfrotto Super Clamps, mated together at 90 degrees, hold this Autopole rig together:

Excellent sound in a diminutive box: the Sound Devices MixPre-D!

Lots of aluminum here!

Blackmagic Design Micro Studio Camera, with the Atomos Shogun 4K monitor/recorder:

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