Best camera rigs in 2024: turn your video camera into a professional rig

Best camera rigs: SmallRig cage
Camera rigs are modular systems typically built around camera cages, and SmallRig is one of the biggest names. (Image credit: SmallRig)

The best camera rigs can transform the handling and range of shooting styles for your video camera. Camera rigs are useful pieces of kit that aid photographers, videographers and filmmakers in operating the camera’s controls whilst simultaneously attaching other accessories like lights, monitors, and flags.

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Jase Parnell-Brookes

Jase Parnell-Brookes is an award-winning photographer, educator and writer based in the UK. They won the Gold Prize award in the Nikon Photo Contest 2018/19 and was named Digital Photographer of the Year in 2014. After completing their Masters Jase has spent a good chunk of two decades studying and working in photography and optics shooting and writing all over the world for big-name brands and media outlets. Now the Channel Editor for Cameras and Skywatching at their speciality is in low light optics and camera systems.