Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Gimbal for smoother handheld shots

There are many variations of the 'steadicam' - from over-the-shoulder rigs (like that famously used in the long opening takes of the original Halloween) to simpler, cheaper handheld devices that seek to smoothen out handheld footage that otherwise tends to be unpleasant to view, and outside of certain contexts will most certainly slash the marks awarded for Media productions.

Below, Jonny and Kristian demonstrate how to use one example, the Afunta Stabilizer Pro - this type of device is known as a gimbal. (amazon link)


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