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Geared and Belt Heads – Part 1

Professional Motion Picture Camera Support Written by Ryan Patrick O’Hara At the dawn of cinema, (roughly 1895), the motion picture camera found itself appropriately established upon the still photographer’s tripod system. It would not be long until motion picture cameramen …

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History of the Geared Head Development

In the 1940s, the heavy and bulky production cameras in the U.S. had become almost too hard to operate with the standard tripod head. The solution was to be invented by George Worrall, who was the former chief engineer of …

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