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DJI Ronin 4D: The Art of Freestyle Filming

Last winter, a video went viral of world-renowned ski-videographer Antoine Frioux barreling down a mountain with the DJI Ronin 2. Known for his work at the Winter Olympics, X Games, and on documentaries with the world’s best skiers, Frioux’s daredevil ingenuity captures perfect shots that go above and beyond traditional action sports video coverage.

Frioux’s high-speed brand of videography made him qualified to test the capabilities of the Ronin 4D as few others could. He put the camera through a rugged test, following four freestyle skiers through the French Alps in Mont Blanc. The result was a stunning collection of acrobatic images and footage showcasing Frioux’s skillful direction and the smooth agility of the Ronin 4D.

“I have so many more ideas I want to try out as I feel I have only started to understand the potential of what this tool can bring to my creativity,” said Frioux. “It replaces the effort of a four or five-member film crew because I alone can shoot, frame, stabilize, and focus the shot. And the fact that the client can get video feedback straight away is a huge gain!”

Learn more about his experience on the DJI Viewpoints blog and see his final footage on YouTube. You can find Antoine Frioux at Ivresse Films and their Instagram account

Written by Clint Milby

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