Support Equipment

Camera Store Supports Swan Lake 3D Live Special Event

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 12:52 -- Nick Dager

The TCS Skquattro pedestals on track at a recent UK theatre productionThe Camera Store supplied five Skquattro pedestals and additional support equipment for a live stereoscopic broadcast of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake from St Petersburg. Starring Yekaterina Kondaurova, the Swan Lake 3D Live Special Event was relayed on June 6 from the Mariinsky Theatre to cinema audiences in more than 50 countries around the world.

Guilmette Battles Extreme Weather for Mt. Washington Shoot

Sat, 06/08/2013 - 14:10 -- Nick Dager

Recently DP Tom Guilmette took on an assignment at the top of Mt. Washington in New Hampshire, nicknamed Home of the World’s Worst Weather. Guilmette was hired to capture video of meteorologists and observers working during the brutal Mt. Washington winter. The footage will be used in the Mt. Washington Observatory Museum that’s due to open summer 2014

Filming the World’s Fastest Land Animal

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 16:23 -- Nick Dager

National Geographic magazine challenged director of photography Greg Wilson to create a shot tracking a sprinting cheetah—in the spirit of Eadweard Muybridge’s 1878 image of a running horse. Combining the resources of National Geographic and the Cincinnati Zoo, and drawing on the skills of an incredible crew, Wilson and his team were responsible for simultaneously capturing motion picture images and high-resolution stills of the cheetah for use in the magazine.

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