This Photographer's Camera Mounted on a Rifle Stock is Something to Behold
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A newly viral video is floating around Reddit of a photographer "shooting" birds with his rifle stock-mounted camera and lens.
As you might imagine, it's an odd look, but hey, whatever works...
Leon the Professional
Though this isn't something you often see in the United States, photographers all over the world have been known to mount their cameras to stocks like these.
In fact, these stocks are nothing new, and offer you much more stability for your rig, especially if you use a bigger, bulkier camera or long lens.
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The Russian-made Zenit Fotosnaiper shown above is just one example of a camera-rifle setup.
In this case, the Fotosnaiper consisted of a leather or metal case, a gunstock, and a shoulderstock.
It also came with filters, a 300mm f/4.5 lens, a normal lens, and a camera.
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If you find that your photos are blurry, maybe all you need is a better way to stabilize your camera - like using a gun camera like this guy!
Just pick and choose your subjects and the location you use such a device VERY carefully.