While they aren’t a necessity for most home movie makers, dollies are critical for anyone hoping to make a professional-looking film, even if it’s just something you intend to upload to YouTube. But no amateur film maker has thousands of dollars to fork over just for the sake of buying a professional dolly. So what is an aspiring indie film maker to do? Get creative, of course.
With a little imagination and a few parts, most of which can be sourced from Ikea, you can easily make your own camera dolly that looks totally professional while in use, provided you have a good enough HD camera to go along with it.
The simple device up above might not look like much, but just look how professional and steady this dolly shot looks on camera:
Instagram allows you to see exactly what inspires people and how creativity is drawn from their everyday life. We use Instagram to capture what makes us smile, what brings joy to our life, and what we are passionate about, and the accounts listed below are sure to inspire you in turn.
Here are our 20 top creative Instagram accounts that you should be following today.
Brandon Stanton walks the streets of New York City taking street photography, and he gets his subjects to open up about life details that even many family members may not know about them. It makes you smile and connect with the images at a new level.
Carin Olsson moved to Paris and is documenting every part of her experience, from the macaroons to the Eiffel Tower with all of its shimmering lights. If you want to go to Paris but can’t get there today, Carin will take you.