How To Put The DJI Osmo On A Pole For Elevated Real Estate Shots

April 27th, 2016

DinkumSystemsThis last week I had a chat with John Mans, the owner of Dinkum Systems which makes these cool clamps called ActionPods. I’ve had a similar clamp for many years but I like the ActionPod Pro much better because the part that attaches to the clamp is much longer (8″) and the clamp on the ActionPod Pro is much stronger and has a clamp that is better designed.

John noticed that we’ve talked about mounting DJI Osmos on a pole for elevated photography and pointed out that the ActionPod Pro is a perfect way to mount an Osmo on a pole.

John says:

I saw your post regarding the question of putting an Osmo on a pole for a high shot.  I wanted to let you know that it works GREAT!  The results are very elegant and sweeping jib shots that cannot be achieved with a drone.  I got a 25′ pole and clamped the Osmo to one end using a Dinkum Systems ActionPod Pro mount  THEN used another ActionPod Pro for the iphone monitor at the back end.  BEAUTIFUL shots!  See video example here.

This makes a great way to get some elevated exterior video without using a drone. It won’t replace a drone but it gives a result some where between an elevated still shot and full-on droneography.

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