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Talking about the function and function of the big camera crane

Talking about the function and function of the big camera crane

In film, TV drama and other film and television production, we often listen to the "big camera crane". For the industry, it is a kind of equipment that will often come into contact in the work, but for the outsider, it may be more strange to this kind of equipment. Even if you can see it in a TV program, you don't know what it is called. Here is a simple way to popularize some basic knowledge of the big camera crane, so that we can have a new understanding of this equipment.


The big rocker terminology can be the camera crane , the industry people also become "cannon", it is the same as the three foot frame, cloud platform, such as the auxiliary equipment is a camera carrier equipment. The history of the big rocker can be traced back to the early film field of foreign countries, and the time in China was not very long. It appeared in the television program in the 80s of last century. Since then, it has appeared in various fields of film and television production. So far, it has become one of the most indispensable auxiliary tools for film and television production.

The large camera crane is composed of boom, pan tilt, electric control system, control handle, mobile car, counterweight, balance steel rope and heavy three foot tripod.


The large camera crane is a camera aid used in video shooting. It can help cameraman get many unique lenses. For example: high altitude panoramic lens, mobile tracking lens, long lens and so on. With the advantage of height arm length, you can shoot large fixed position and can't get some footage.

Besides the flexible lens control, the advantage of the large camera crane is the advantage of arm length. In general, the arm length of the big rocker has a length of 3 meters to more than 20 meters, and the professional arm length of the large rocker arm can be increased or reduced according to the demand, and it can meet the needs of shooting flexibly.

The large camera crane is a precision motor equipment composed of various components, and the volume and weight are large. Therefore, in the installation, use and other links need special, as long as the installation and use of the process should be based on safe use. Installation and use need to be done by professionals to ensure safe and stable use.


The large camera crane is controlled by the electronic control system. In addition to flexibly and rocking to the heavy-duty three foot frame, it can control the rotation of the cloud platform and the focus and zoom of the camera lens by controlling the handle to achieve the shooting of different lens effects. In simple terms, the big camera crane is a precise motor equipment. Through the motor driving the cloud platform, the lens is controlled by the servo system and the various pictures are taken in combination with the shaking of the arm arm of the camera crane.

The large camera crane has been used in various kinds of film production and shooting, and it is inseparable from this equipment in many shooting effects. From the movies, TV shows, advertisements, promo films, wedding photographs, etc., almost all can see the figure of big rocker. The large camera crane is not only a tool in film and television production, but also needs enough experience and skill to play its role in order to make a better shot.


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