Wayne from Manfrotto gives us an overview of their Manfrotto 595B Fig Rig Video Camera Stabilizer and clues me in on the future of their popular 700 series. The Fig Rig Camera Stabilizer acts as a frame to mount all of the accessories you might use while shooting video.
The idea behind the Fig Rig Stabilizer is for the unit to become part of the camera operator’s body to produce smooth, steady traveling shots. As the shooter walks, his/her muscles and tendons absorb all the shocks, transferring only fluid movements to the camera.
The camera bar is threaded to the crossbar with one 1/4″, 3/8″ and 5/8″ hole for additional accessory mounting. The Manfrotto 595B Fig Rig Stabilizer comes with a 501PL sliding QR plate allowing you to position and balance your camera. The plate system can be switched out with a variety of Manfrotto plate assemblies to best match your camera. With the use of the optional 595CLA (accessory mount) you can convert the Fig Rig frame into a fully loaded roving cine rig precisely positioning your mic or monitor anywhere around your camera.camera accessories, camera stabilizer, DSLR, Fig Rig, gear, Manfrotto, Olivia Tech, oliviatech, Photo Plus, Photo Plus Expo 2012, PPE2012, stabilizer, video, videography