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#1 Peter Rush

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 09:37 AM

Does anyone know of any upcoming short Workshops in the UK? I have a Merlin and am struggling with my technique - I am quite happy that my Merlin is well set up and balanced but am stuggling to get that smooth flying i have seen so many examples of - Many thanks

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#2 John E Fry

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 11:11 PM


September course at the NFTS, although we don't really cover Merlins. I'd suggest going back to the video then practice, practice, practice. Steadicam is a skill & takes a long time to perfect.
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#3 rupert peddle

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Posted 02 November 2013 - 02:08 PM

Hi Peter,


I'm just starting out on 'the journey' and have my eye on the Tiffen Bronze weekend workshops which seem like good value. This year they had one in Oxford at the start of the year so hopefully they will do the same in a few months. They have all the details at http://www.flysteadicam.com/. Might see you there!



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Posted 02 November 2013 - 03:18 PM

Let go of the sled and let it do its own thing and then tickle it.. Try it neutrally balanced then make it a little bottom heavy.. Your almost certainly too bottom heavy. Buy some beers and play around. Like John says.  

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