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What special gear is used to film on a boat?

It may not seem like much to film on a boat, but it can actually be quite dangerous. What kind of gear would you need to keep yourself upright on a boat shoot -- and what camera equipment would you need to make your footage pop?

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  • 10 Creepy TV Show Fan Theories

    10 Creepy TV Show Fan Theories

    Yes, it may seem like the reason the characters on "The Simpsons" don't age is because it's a cartoon. But the real reason is because they're stuck in a time loop. Far-fetched? You haven't heard our other wild TV show theories. See more »

  • 10 Terrifying Moments on Unscripted TV

    10 Terrifying Moments on Unscripted TV

    Screenwriters make their money selling scripts rife with action, danger and intrigue. However, there's plenty of drama to be found in everyday life, and we have 10 examples from reality TV to prove it. See more »

  • 10 TV Medical Conditions That Are Rare in Real Life

    10 TV Medical Conditions That Are Rare in Real Life

    It seems like TV doctors never discover a case of the mumps. Rare and bizarre medical conditions make for good television, but we picked 10 medical conditions that real doctors almost never see. See more »

  • 5 Extreme Jobs for TV Crews

    5 Extreme Jobs for TV Crews

    Have you ever wondered how footage from that storm, war or crazy reality show ended up on film? Well, it turns out that the cameramen often travel -- and suffer -- right along with the hosts of the most extreme shows on television. See more »

  • How 'Fight Quest' Works

    How 'Fight Quest' Works

    The first rule of Fight Quest is -- well there are no rules. Discovery puts two fighters to the test as they travel the world and learn some pretty brutal fighting techniques -- and try them out on each other. See more »

  • How 'Junkyard Wars' Works

    How 'Junkyard Wars' Works

    TLC's "Junkyard Wars" puts two teams head to head in a race to build a specific complicated working machine out of random trash. Take a look behind the scenes of the "Junkyard Wars" game show, how it started, and how you can get on. See more »

  • How 'Planet Earth' Works

    How 'Planet Earth' Works

    Planet Earth captures images of the Earth that no one has ever seen before, from a super slow-motion shot of a great white shark killing a seal, to footage of the deepest cave in the world. Go behind the cameras to find out how you make a show about the entire planet. See more »

  • How Being A Reality Show Contestant Really Works

    How Being A Reality Show Contestant Really Works

    Many people want to be on today's popular reality shows but don't necessarily know what being a contestant entails. Ready for sleepless nights and "creative" editing? See more »

  • How did cable TV become a staple?

    How did cable TV become a staple?

    Cable TV is ubiquitous now, but a little more than 50 years ago it was the unique, exotic way to see your favorite TV programs. What made cable TV a staple? See more »

  • How did they make the Toyota Tundra 'Killer Heat' commercial?

    How did they make the Toyota Tundra 'Killer Heat' commercial?

    The pickup truck in this commercial climbs an 80-foot steel corkscrew to the sky, then drives through a tunnel of fire. Is this for real, or is your TV playing tricks on you? See more »

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