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How-to: $14 Lightweight Over-the-Shoulder Snorricam (Body-Mounted Camera Rig)

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Published on Jun 18, 2012

GoPro action camera: http://amzn.com/B00F3F0GLU/?tag=griff...

In this DIY build episode, Griffin designs a $14 third-person body-mounted camera rig out of PVC pipe for his GoPro Hero2 camera, to capture unique over-the-shoulder shots during the Warrior Dash.

Music by Kevin MacLeod.

VIDEO LINKS

Griffin's Warrior Dash video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2FB-N...

Corridor Digital's third-person body rig: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kP6yQf...

Wye Oak - "Holy Holy" (snorricam music video): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmjMFP...

Warrior Dash promo video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nyDdMV...


ADDITIONAL VIDEOS

Barbster360's third-person test video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYhv_K...

Backyard FX Snorricam tutorial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkINO_...


ADDITIONAL BUILD INSTRUCTIONS (I'm using " to mean inches.)

Click here for a photo guide for building this rig: http://www.instructables.com/files/or...

Using 1/2" PVC pipe (it's bigger than that, but that's what it's called), cut the following 13 lengths of pipe:
-(6) 1.25" pieces (These are to connect fittings together. When inserted, the two fittings will cover the entire piece.)
-(2) 8.25" pieces for the tall, vertical sides of the rectangle
-(2) 2" pieces for the short, horizontal sides of the rectangle
-(1) 12.25" piece for the long camera support arm
-(1) 5.75" piece for the short camera support arm
-(1) 4.5" piece for the camera support column

(Now that I'm adding these up, I'm realizing it's about 73" of PVC—that's 6 feet and one inch. I used two 5-foot pieces of PVC, because of lots of trial and error as I figured out the design, but this is interesting: I have more than 5 feet remaining. They must be longer than they say.)

You could also substitute each pair of T joints and 45-degree elbows with a single Y joint, but they can be hard to find in stores (since plumbers have little use for them).

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