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The Videomaker Guide to Video Production, 5th Edition by Videomaker

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32 Shooting Steady

Robert G. Nulph

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Shooting steady video is perhaps one of the most fundamental skills of good video production. If your camera isn’t steady, your shots will be difficult to watch (unless you provide a healthy dose of seasick pills). In this chapter, we will take a look at various ways you can shoot good solid video every time, no matter the subject or the situation. We’ll start out with the fundamentals of shooting handheld video and move towards more sophisticated electronically-aided methods for keeping your video smooth and steady.

Shooting Fundamentals

Shooting handheld video is perhaps the most difficult way ...

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