Can't fly a drone? The Wiral camera rig is the perfect video solution

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If you're a professional videographer, you'll know the pain of having a scene that would be perfect for a spot of drone footage – but it's not possible to fly one. Whether it's due to a lack of permits, you're at a quiet event, or you simply don't have a license, the Wiral camera rig is a perfect alternative. 

We took a closer look at the Wiral at The Photography Show 2021. This camera rig was originally funded on Kickstarter in 2017, reaching its funding goal in just four minutes and becoming the tenth most funded Kickstarter camera equipment in the world. 

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Louise Carey

With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.