Today we cover the process of building your own PVC shoulder rig for your camera! (Also known as a Camera Stabilizer) I know there are all kinds of PVC shoulder rig tutorials on the web, but the design in this episode is made specifically for a DSLR camera!!
You can also see a complete photo and text breakdown of this build here:
If you are searching online for the conduit box it is called “PVC LR Conduit body”
Here’s a link (look for cheap shipping tho)
If you are still having trouble finding the PVC LR Conduit box in your area, check out this video for another camera mount option:
The foam padding used on this project is “crafting foam” and is available at art stores. Here’s a link if you need more information:
To see a sample clip of the shoulder rig in action CLICK HERE
Add some counter-weights to your PVC rig:
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Recorded on the Kodak Zi8 – Audio-Technica ATR-35S Lav
Edited on Adobe Premiere CS5