My take on an old photographer’s trick By Alexander Reben
The string tripod is an old photographers trick—here is my design. It’s also sometimes referred to as a string bipod, string monopod, chain tripod, bipod, etc….
This device is used to stabilize a camera in order to get clearer pictures at a slow shutter speed. With more and more digital cameras coming out with vibration reduction (VR) or image stabilization (IS) systems, the string tripod has a new life.
Note: You can read more about vibration reduction here (http://tinyurl.com/5tmtdv).
Since image stabilization systems work ...