There are plenty of affordable gear that let you capture sophisticated shots with your camera. For highly complex shots, you could always get KIRA. This is an easy to program robot that can take high speed shots at any angle. It comes with complete focus, iris and zoom control throughout your shot.
You can use this robot to capture time-lapses and shots frame by frame and achieve precise, repeatable moves. Users can preview their shots as they are set up. KIRA offers target tracking too.