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#1 Lemar

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Posted 07 February 2005 - 11:20 AM

Hello friends,
i bought the L'aigle steady
http://www.laigleparis.fr

The problem is, that i paid 3300 euros and i still cant use it.
I have an XL1. All the info , which is not more than 3 pages, are all in french, and still there no tutorials or help given.
Could anyone point to any direction where to find info so i can help myself out?
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#2 Charles Papert

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Posted 07 February 2005 - 12:27 PM

Perhaps Madamoiselle Pouty as seen on that web page might have some tips! She sure seems at home.

Interesting looking rig.

Best of luck finding assistance with it, Lemar.
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#3 JimBartell

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Posted 07 February 2005 - 12:40 PM

Perhaps Madamoiselle Pouty as seen on that web page might have some tips! She sure seems at home.

Interesting looking rig.

Best of luck finding assistance with it, Lemar.

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She sure makes a point in favor of back mounted vests that no one has illustrated before.....

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#4 Nicholas M. Chopp

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Posted 07 February 2005 - 01:02 PM

She sure makes a point in favor of back mounted vests that no one has illustrated before.....

Jim  "eye for detail" Bartell

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Indeed... She gets my vote over the chica on the Glidecam site. :D
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#5 LeighWanstead

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Posted 07 February 2005 - 03:13 PM

Hi Lemar,

Why not join a workshop?

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Posted 07 February 2005 - 04:37 PM

Yes. Workshop, Workshop.... Good idea.

My favorite pictures of models in rigs are:

This year's Digital Video Expo West mailer and magazine adds. It pictures the operator with one eye closed and another in the viewfinder. Priceless!.

The other is the picture of the guy on the original ProVid brochure, bent right knee and stepped out as far as he can with his left leg. Lean back and tilt up. Hold that shot!

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#7 Lemar

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Posted 07 February 2005 - 08:28 PM

The problem is, I am situated in Greece, where there are no workshops.
Stuff are on a self taught manner here, or from people who learned the tricks of the trade by attending workshops abroad.
That is something I cannot do, at the moment.

If there could be any other help, like how to set it up, any useful advice, or any site to recommend me, you would be making me a big favour.

Either way

thanx in advance

Lemar
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Posted 07 February 2005 - 08:37 PM

The problem is, I am situated in Greece, where there are no workshops.
Stuff are on a self taught manner here, or from people who learned the tricks of the trade by attending workshops abroad.
That is something I cannot do, at the moment.

If there could be any other help, like how to set it up, any useful advice, or any site to recommend me,  you would be making me a big favour.

Either way

thanx in advance

Lemar

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Hi Lemar,

Buy a video.

Here is the link.

http://www.bhphotovi...u=153906&is=REG

Regards
Leigh
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#9 Tery Thompson

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Posted 09 February 2005 - 01:28 AM

Lemar,

It looks like a nice rig.

You would benefit greatly from the video Charles P. is preparing to do and which will be applicable to most full sized stabilizers I believe. (I hope he will be able to get it done this year!) Once you know how to operate one rig well, you should be able to do others also. Kind of like a car, there might be many different bells and whistles but the operation should be similar.

I have the Advanced Steadicam Techniques tape and it explains many "advanced" techniques. Unfortunately I haven't seen a similar tape for "Beginning Steadicam
Techniques". This is where Charles' video will really help out. He is excellent in his writing and I expect he'll be excellent in his video instruction.

The web page showing some of his Steadicam shots is found here:

http://www.demoreeln...ze=large&reel=2]

Tery
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#10 Charles King

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Posted 09 February 2005 - 02:29 PM

Lemar,

It looks like a nice rig. 

You would benefit greatly from the video Charles P. is preparing to do and which will be applicable to most full sized stabilizers I believe.  (I hope he will be able to get it done this year!)  Once you know how to operate one rig well, you should be able to do others also.  Kind of like a car, there might be many different bells and whistles but the operation should be similar.

I have the Advanced Steadicam Techniques tape and it explains many "advanced" techniques.  Unfortunately I haven't seen a similar tape for "Beginning Steadicam
Techniques".  This is where Charles' video will really help out.  He is excellent in his writing and I expect he'll be excellent in his video instruction.

The web page showing some of his Steadicam shots is found here:

http://www.demoreeln...ze=large&reel=2]

Tery

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Definately well worth the wait.
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