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Visual Departures Model I Steadybag Camera Support (3 lb)

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Visual Departures Model I Steadybag Camera Support (3 lb)
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Visual Departures SB-1 Overview

Steadybag allows fast, rock-solid shooting on any surface, eliminating time-consuming tripod setup.  It conforms to any uneven surface bringing a new freedom to location still and video photography.  Steadybag is filled with custom-milled polypropylene beads in an outer casing made of rugged waterproof expedition-grade nylon, and it comes with a padded shoulder strap.

If you use the Arca-Swiss type system of quick release camera and/or lens plates (from Acratech, Arca-Swiss, Foba, Novoflex or Wimberley) and seek the ultimate stability upon a beanbag, you'll find it by attaching two Wimberley Module 1 quick release arms (B&H item code "WIM1") to the quick release plate.  Connected to the quick release plate so that the arms face in opposite directions, a snowshoe-like foot is created which makes switching the camera from horizontal/vertical within the lens collar a cinch.

Visual Departures SB-1 Specs

Weight3 lb (1.4 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)12.95 x 8.9 x 2.5"

Visual Departures SB-1 Reviews

My low shots are so dreamy now

By Adam
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-12-16

I film a lot of animals and nature and you want that steady ground shot without that subtle up and down your shaky hands can produce when you need to tilt it up. The bag does the trick in in a lot of situations. I rest it on rocks, logs, sand, and it just works. It gives you that steady shot. You can't really pan smoothly - it's not magic but it will give you that stability when you need it. I use it with my C300 - I think it would work best with mid size cameras. It's also fairly light for what it is too, I always take it in my carry on as a soft cover for my batteries etc. You can get it a bit wet, it seems to dry out just fine and rather quick too. I love it.

Must Have Steadybag!

By Francisco G.
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2015-08-31

When a tripod is not low enough, this bad boy comes in handy. This is a perfect size for my Sony PMW-300K1.

Great small bag

By Kim
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2015-05-20

Great for small cameras. Well made.

SteadyBag

By tvguyone
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2014-09-02

This is my fourth SteadyBag in 30 years. Love 'em. Great quality and so versatile

Great to have around

By Cameragal
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2012-07-02

This works will to support a camera in many different situations. Have used to shoot driving scenes and way less bumpy footage. Also can use to steady a tripod or shoot different low angles.

Helpful

By DaveB
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2011-07-28

Provides a nice, stable shooting surface as long as you can find a good place to set it

Don't be afraid to go down...

By Adam
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2017-09-29

Gives me the confidence to use my 400mm on the ground and not be concerned about camera shake. I spend a lot of time filming small animals and nothing beats a shot on their level. The steadybag has made an excellent replacement to the old towel I was using for the same purpose.

Very versatile

By eric
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2016-12-01

This is a must have for a run and gun videographer! Simple design that allows you to shoot steady video from any angle and almost any surface.

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what is the bag filled with? and what are the ...

what is the bag filled with? and what are the dimensions; width and length?
Asked by: John
It is filled with custom-milled polypropylene beads in an outer casing made of rugged waterproof expedition-grade nylon, The size is 12 x 8 x 2 inches.
Answered by: Dan
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