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#1 Rich Cottrell

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Posted 21 May 2014 - 09:14 PM

Search this forum and you will find over the years many people have pained over this choice of "Your First Rig"


In the archives, you will find many many answers to help you both "select" and "find" your first rig... 

Some advice comes from top dog hollywood operators, and other advice comes from the manufactures/designers.  Still yet you can find insight from others who are recently getting into steadicam as well.


That said, I just read this quote, and thinking back you my start into this world of steadicam, I feel it holds true here too.


"A determined soul will do more with a rusty monkey wrench than a loafer will accomplish with all the tools in a machine shop." 

                                                      - Robert Hughes
I now have to google who Mr. Hughes is so goodnight from Pennsylvania.
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#2 Alessandro Ugo

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Posted 26 May 2014 - 10:04 AM

One of the truest quotes ever.


By the way, I just read some stuff this Robert Hughes. Looks like he had a long and famous career in the television and artistic field. I found some of his documentaries on Youtube, I'll give them a view later!

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