When you start getting a little more adventurous with your video or filmmaking career, you’re gonna want to start thinking about using accessories that make your shots look like gold. But, you don’t need to throw down all your hard-earned bullion on expensive rigs. You can make things yourself!
This lesson will focus on turning you into the Bob Vila of camera accessories.
How to make a DIY dolly:
When a videographer thinks about dollies, they think about how they can smoothly capture beautiful and graceful shots on a horizontal track. I’m talkin’ about a camera dollies. Vimeo user, Knutt Upstadd, shows you how to build your own dolly without tapping into your first-born’s immunization fund. All of the materials can be found at your local hardware store, with the exception of the rollerblade wheels which you can easily order online. This dolly shouldn’t cost more than $45 dollars to make. Allow yourself about an hour or two to build this thing. It’s fun and easy!