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Sea Kayaking in the Bahamas

Sea Kayaking in the Bahamas

Posted by Andi Lucas on 27th Jun 2017

Dinkum Systems Founder and Emmy award-winning cinematographer John Mans reports from the field:On location in the Bahamas shooting for Travel Channel we needed to cover a segment which included our cast paddling a sea kayak from one cove to the next.Time was short, as always, and the main coverage was to be shot by a drone and land-based long lens.  Although I brought my whole rigging kit and was ready to place cameras off to the side with Matthews MICROGrip arms and clamps, the director said there wasn't enough time AND wanted clean shots from the drone about half way through the paddlers little expedition.  Adding to those challenges, the sea kayaks were smooth, wide, and had few penetrations on which to tighten or fasten anything.Solution: Dinkum Systems ActionPod PROs.      The ActionPod PROs, with their narrow, long jaws, are ideal to clamp onto the carry-handles.  Nothing could be quicker.   Additionally, the direct … read more