Stabilize your video for cheap by saving $60 on the SmallRig Shoulder Pad Pro

SmallRig Shoulder Pad Pro
(Image credit: B&H)

If you are a budding videographer that's just dipping your toes into the world of video and cinematography, you might of already realized that it takes a lot of practice to get smooth cinematic shots.

Well, this great limited-time deal from B&H can help you take your videos to the next level by offering the SmallRig Shoulder Pad Pro for your mirrorless camera or cinema camera for just $139, that's an incredible saving of $60!

SmallRig Shoulder Pad Pro|was $199|now $139
SAVE $60 

SmallRig Shoulder Pad Pro|was $199|now $139
SAVE $60
This key camera rig item can help you change your handheld shaky footage into smooth cinematics when applied to your camera and equipped with other accessories. At this price it is a must have to get your camera rig built started!

The Shoulder Pad Pro from SmallRig can let you quickly switch between handholding your cinema camera and mounting it on a (separately available) VCT-14 tripod adapter plate. The Shoulder Pad Pro features a durable aluminum baseplate, and a comfortable, integrated silicone shoulder pad allowing you to handhold your camera for long periods on your shoulder, thus having the ability to create smooth, and shake-free footage on your next shoot.

The baseplate features include front and back 15mm LWS rod support, ARRI-style rosettes on both sides, and multiple 1/4"-20 accessory threads. The bottom of the plate features a V-lock-style VCT-14 wedge to mount onto the optional VCT plate.

Included in the deal is a Manfrotto 501 plate that showcases measurement markings, and it slides back and forth up within a 3.1" range to balance your camera on your shoulder or rig. The front 15mm rod clamp can be adjusted vertically 0.9" to ensure the proper 15mm rod height for certain cinema cameras. The Manfrotto plate also features 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 camera mounting screws, and a flat wrench that stores under the baseplate secures the camera screws.

This bit of kit is the starting point for any camera rig and it a must buy and must have item if you are looking to rig up your camera ready for a proper production, and at this great price of $139, saving you a sweet $60 – it's a buy now, enjoy forever kinda item.

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Sebastian Oakley
Ecommerce Editor

For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specialising in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound and many more for various advertising campaigns, books and pre/post-event highlights.

He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected in to BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 

He is familiar with and shows great interest in medium and large format photography with products by Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa and Sinar and has used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI and everything in between. His work covers the genres of Equestrian, Landscape, Abstract or Nature and combines nearly two decades of experience to offer exclusive limited-edition prints to the international stage from his film & digital photography.