If you're an amateur filmmaker or just want to have the best videos of your kids playing in your backyard, you can build an inexpensive camera slider that can get the same types of panning or tracking shots as commercial dolly with just scrap wood, a string, and a hobby motor. More »
Camera sliders and dollies, designed to help you film butter-smooth video while the camera is in motion, are quite pricey. This DIY version uses extremely cheap parts, like skateboard wheels, to keep the cost under $50. More »
Here's a really inexpensive and clever way to smoothly move your video camera around: Place furniture sliders under each tripod leg. The video above shows this working pretty well in action. More »
Gathering steady video shots is tough, but add panning your camera and it quickly becomes costly and complicated. Here's a quick DIY solution for smooth pans using a kitchen timer and some velcro. More »
Camera sliders help keep the action steady when you move your camera. Commercial sliders can be pretty pricey, but you can build this DIY slider with IKEA parts for less than $30. Read more...