Sachtler Video 18 S2 Fluid Head: Crazy Good, Crazy Expensive

At just about $5,000 for a fluid head alone, Sachtler's Video 18 S2 costs more than the cameras owned by most people who read this blog (and just about five times my daily shooter, the Sony a6300). But if you want to know why it costs so much -- or how good it is (spoiler alert: incredible) and when it makes sense -- read on.

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Wildlife Photographer and Videographer Bertie Gregory - and the Sachtler Video 18 S2 [NAB 2016, Episode 7]

Vegas + NAB = one of the largest gear porn fests on the planet, but it's ultimately about the people. Meet Bertie Gregory, a 22-year-old wildlife photographer and videographer phenom working with National Geographic and Sachtler in pursuit of his dream job. And while you're at it, meet Sachtler's just-announced 18 S2, an update to their highly regarded 18 S1 fluid head.

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