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      11-09-2006, 06:50 PM   #1
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I found my Christmas present.

NE one want to buy one for me? Only $700.
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      11-09-2006, 06:52 PM   #2
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NE one want to buy one for me? Only $700.
the car or the arm? hahaha if its the car thats going for 700 i will take 10 of them.
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      11-09-2006, 06:55 PM   #3
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the car or the arm? hahaha if its the car thats going for 700 i will take 10 of them.
Screw the car i want the arm.
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what is it, to put your camera on and take photos of your car? shouldn't you not be able to see it in the photo?
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      11-09-2006, 07:00 PM   #5
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what is it, to put your camera on and take photos of your car? shouldn't you not be able to see it in the photo?
you have to work your magic to take the arm out.
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Those things cost an arm and a ....

oh forget it.
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      11-09-2006, 07:11 PM   #7
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what is it, to put your camera on and take photos of your car? shouldn't you not be able to see it in the photo?
Photoshop it out of the pic. It's very easy.
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Hmm, I guess, seems like a lot of work when someone else can just do it from another car.
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Hmm, I guess, seems like a lot of work when someone else can just do it from another car.
Not really considering you need two cars and at least 3 people to take motion shots without a rig.
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      11-09-2006, 07:19 PM   #10
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Hmm, I guess, seems like a lot of work when someone else can just do it from another car.
With the arm....its you, the equipment, and the subject....all on your own time, patience, and creativity.
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Moving shots are cool, they just don't appeal to me. It is always just the same thing- a photo of a car driving, blurry background, front 3/4 angle. Kind of boring if you ask me. I wouldn't mind having one or two photos like that of my car, but I don't need an expensive piece of equipment to take a billion shots of the same thing at a slightly different angle. Also there isn't a background, since it's all blurry, you can take a photo of the car in the crappiest area and it doesn't matter because it's all blurry.
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With the arm....its you, the equiptment, and the subject....all on your own time, patience, and creativity.
creativity? what's creative about sticking a camera on a pole and driving?
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      11-09-2006, 07:49 PM   #13
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ok..that "arm" is gonna cause alot of Traffic
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      11-09-2006, 08:00 PM   #14
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Moving shots are cool, they just don't appeal to me. It is always just the same thing- a photo of a car driving, blurry background, front 3/4 angle. Kind of boring if you ask me. I wouldn't mind having one or two photos like that of my car, but I don't need an expensive piece of equipment to take a billion shots of the same thing at a slightly different angle. Also there isn't a background, since it's all blurry, you can take a photo of the car in the crappiest area and it doesn't matter because it's all blurry.
It takes a lot more skill to make a good motion shot then a still. Who cares if you canít see the background thatís the point it shows MOTION which makes the pics real and unique and creative.
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creativity? what's creative about sticking a camera on a pole and driving?
Just keep posting the same old boring still shots Nikki. They are so creative.
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      11-09-2006, 08:11 PM   #16
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i wouold be the happiest person alive with just a sticky pod....and screw pics, videos are the only way to go


Another dream of mine would be to sticky pod a camera outsid of my car, and take a lap on "the ring"....
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Putting up your high dollar camera to get a moving shot is hardly anything "standard" according to the female spokeswoman of the forum.

That does not look like it is an easy shot to take, and while may lose in so called "creativity" points it is easily regained by "skill" points for the shot.

Watch out diesel, next thing you know you are going to hear abouth how the e90 is perfect stock and you overmodded
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      11-09-2006, 08:13 PM   #18
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Ryan...go for it I can only imagine what wonderful images you can create with this, you've done so much without the rig. Seriously, you can easily recoup the $700 by charging (nominally) folks for professional car photoshoots
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i wouold be the happiest person alive with just a sticky pod....and screw pics, videos are the only way to go


Another dream of mine would be to sticky pod a camera outsid of my car, and take a lap on "the ring"....
I'm thinking about getting three sticky pods to make my Best Motoring style videos. That arm seems pretty cool too.
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      11-09-2006, 08:21 PM   #20
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what's so speical about the arm?

does the 700 include the camera?

cuz the arm just looks like a regular steel pole....
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      11-09-2006, 08:25 PM   #21
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creativity? what's creative about sticking a camera on a pole and driving?

hahhahaha.....well, I guess your definition of creativity is what you can do in photoshop.

So...stay at home in front of your computer all day.
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      11-09-2006, 08:30 PM   #22
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what's so speical about the arm?

does the 700 include the camera?

cuz the arm just looks like a regular steel pole....
Make one as good for under $700 and you will have me as you first buyer. Rigs are not as simple as they look, to get a clear shot from a pole connected to a moving vehicle requires some engineering.
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