One of the advantages of a DSLR rig is it will enhance the quality and efficiency of your camera. Digital single lens reflex cameras are still designed, mainly, with the stills photographer in mind. For someone who is into videography, increased points of contact are very important to give a comfortable shooting position and improved stabilization particularly when filming for long periods of time. Including a DSLR rig to your camera will give you with multiple grips letting you hold the camera in various positions easily. Some DSLR rigs have a shoulder mount which will further improve stabilization. The second advantage of a rig is that it will give you a level of protection for you camera. As a videographer your camera is your primary source of income. It is the most essential piece of your kit. Protecting it must be a priority. A high quality rig will give you a good level of protection. Most DSLR rigs are made from aluminum or high density plastics that extend beyond the dimensions of the camera. The third advantage of using a DSLR rig is that it will give you a platform for adding business standard equipment. Like in all sectors, there are always requirements that help to easily simplify the trade. In the film industry the standard happens to be a simple device comprising two rods 15mm in diameter, 60mm apart. This gives you a base that you can add accessories, switching your camera from a consumer luxury into a film making equipment. Lastly, a DSLR rig will help you to obtain shots never before possible. When the DSLR film making boom started, most rigs were limited to rod supports, tripod, camera cages and maybe a few grips. Nowadays, the number of new accessories hitting the market is never-ending and they are not just limited to ergonomic accessories. Recently the market has been filled with pieces of equipment focused more on powerful image acquisition than just stabilization and convenience. A camera slider, jibs and handheld DSLR camera stabilizers are only a few of the rigs made to provide distinctive and great looking camera motion to your shots. Never before have normal hobbyist videographers been able to accomplish such incredible footage on such a small budget as today.