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Camera Gear Best way to reduce shaking

Steverd

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Easy answer is a tripod, you can also get a nice Gimbal for cell phones.
I really like the ones by Zhiyun - If you must walk, get one of these.
 

AurigaDave

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Gimbals are fine, tripods and monopods (with mobile phone attachment) also very good to use...IF you are wanting to image as you move then a gimbal is needed, otherwise any still object like a wall, car roof, gate etc will help loads, even kneeling down...experiment before you shell out cash :)
 

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I have a big issue with shakiness (I think I have a thing called "essential tremor" I've had it for decades)
A gimble will work. Sometimes just having a counter weight will help.

I've found using a selfie stick is a cheap way to help. Otherwise you might need to rely on opticle stabalization (if your camera has it) digitial stabalization (if your software has it) or use a warp stabalization (Which will crop your image in a bit to work with shake)

gimbles, selfie sticks and tripods are your best bet. Even just adding weight to the device can help.
 

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Oh, and you can hold onto the neck of a tripod or selfie stick, and use the legs as a counterweight to act as a cheap makeshift steadycam rig.