Cine Gear 2011 Tom Howie of Glidecam



If you have ever struggled with balancing your Glidecam the video above will be the most informative you can see. Tom takes us through step by step how to properly configure the Glidecam HD 2000. Check it out.

Jared Abrams is a cinematographer based in Hollywood, California. After many years as a professional camera assistant he switched over to still photography. About two years ago a new Canon camera changed the way the world sees both motion and still photography. He just happened to be in the right place at the right time.
  • J Toha

    He makes it look so easy…

  • Richard vd Boogaard

    I’m guessing it would have taken him a little longer if the camera wasn’t balanced properly.

    I miss one important step – the check for dynamic balance, by rotaing the Glidecam with the camera and see if it remains stable that way… other than that, good tutorial.

  • Richard vd Boogaard

    Also, it’s good to show people how to determine the center-of-gravity point of the camera. I use a 15-inch rod for that or the side of the table (have to be careful though).