Filming indoors?

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  1. Vilgan

    Vilgan New User

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    I've been thinking about trying to film matches and practices, but play mostly indoors right now due to weather. With topspin shots frequently sending people very close to the backwall.. not really sure how to film.

    Any setups that people have used successfully? It seems like you could set up a camera at midcourt but the angle would be weird as you'd never get a good picture as to what all was going on.

    Have others had success filming indoors? Any nifty tricks/ideas?

    Thanks!
     
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  2. Stergios

    Stergios Rookie

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    Hi Vilgan,

    Have you tried a Gopro? It has a field of you of either 90, 127 or an extreme wide 170 degrees.

    And you can find many mounting options that you can purchase or DIY.

    Hope that helps,

    Stergios
     
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  3. Gut4Tennis

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  4. LeeD

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    Best view is from behind, just over the player's head, so 7' off the courts, center backboard. Does your courts have a fence there? Poke camera between the chainlinks, then tape the camera onto the fencing.
    Otherwise, a 4' tripod mounted at the backboard should be fine, as that's where tournaments place the ballboys and line judges.
     
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  5. Vilgan

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