Amateur Photographer

Camera and gimbal systems

Amateur Photographer is primarily about stills photography, which means that sometimes technological advances from the moving-picture side of the image-making business pass us by.

Recently, I found myself investigating gimbals, because I was in need of an remote mechanism for aiming a camera. In the past such equipment was called a ‘motorised pan-tilt head, and these are still available, though I would guess of limited use to

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