The Starter Bundle is going to provide a significant improvement in your ability to create cinema quality images over a camera on a tripod alone. The Starter Bundle is the foundation for our personal camera rig right here in the JAG35 studio! The addition of rods and a follow focus means you’ll be able to accurately focus on moving subjects and rack focus between two or more areas in the scene. This is a great jumping-off point for your system and adding a matte box or accessories like a monitor are the logical next step.
JAG35’s Cine Bundle is a serious tripod-mounted camera support ecosystem. The DSLR Baseplate with 8” rods are long enough to support a follow-focus and matte box on the front and still leave some spare rod out the back to attach additional accessories such as an external monitor. The D|Focus with D|Crank is the most accurate follow focus system on the market, and the D|Matte is an excellent, ultralight-weight clip-on style matte box.
Long Lens Bundle
Long lenses present a real challenge for shooting video. When shooting stills, the lens mounts to the tripod and the camera body hangs free off the back, which makes this impractical for video, because you need to operate the camera smoothly and follow-focus becomes more critical. The Long Lens Bundle is the perfect solution. It provides a DSLR Baseplate with 12” rods, plus a D|Support for lens stability and to eliminate wear and tear on your lens mount. The D|Crank is great for tracking those long focus pulls common on long lenses. With the Long Lens Bundle, you capture those long lens tracking shots that would be otherwise impossible.
*NOTE: The Long Lens Bundle includes two D|Gears, one for the D|Focus and one for the D|Zoom
**The D|matte will ship with an 82mm Adpater Ring, which will successfully install on all lenses with 82mm filter threads right out of the box. Step rings are only needed for lenses with other filter threads.
***For additional information on the D|Matte please click here