The Radian: For a Camera Pro?

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mike_302
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The Radian: For a Camera Pro?
4 months ago

Hi all,

I'm not overly into cameras. My brother is a professional photographer and videographer with lots of expensive equipment, but I don't believe he has this thing I just found: The Radian. http://app.alpinelaboratories.com/#home
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an anyone comment on whether this item has a professional-photographer's equivalent? Would a professional photographer prefer to have something higher end than this? Is this just for camera enthusiasts? Or is this a useful little tool for just about anyone?

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Mike

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In reply to mike_302, 4 months ago

This link might be more useful:

http://radian.alpinelaboratories.com/

It looks like a decent piece of kit IF you want to do that sort of work. Personally I wouldn't add something like this to my arsenal -- too specialised.

If you're after a Christmas present for the photographer who has everything you could also consider a Phantom 2 Vision.

http://www.gizmag.com/dji-phantom-2-vision-quadcopter-review/29757/

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In reply to mike_302, 4 months ago

Their site says "panning and tilting".  I saw panning, and I saw tilting, but I didn't see panning AND tilting.

Seems to me I've seen some other stuff like this over the years?  Also, haven't amateur astronomers been using things like this with their telescopes for a long time?

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