Some readers have asked what kind of stabilization system I use when recording video. I often use the Glidecam 2000 Pro.
The Glidecam 2000 Pro is a less expensive alternative to a Steady Cam for those floating-type shots.
There are many types of video stabilization devices availalble, each with its own set of benefits and applications. You'll want to think carefully about what types of shooting you'll be doing.
If you are considering a Glidecam 2000 Pro, it is likely that you were inspired by a certain type of shot that you'd like to be able to achieve.
I'll cover the applicaitons and benefits of this product, as well as some alternative stabilization methods you ma want to consider if this will be your first purchase of a video stabilization device.
Hopefully this discussion will get you thinking about some specific goals you have for your video shooting, and how a stabilizer can help you achieve them.
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