A&P DIY - Camera Stablizer for < $1

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  1. bakinbits

    bakinbits -This Space for Rent-

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    From http://lifehacker.com/350647/diy-camera-stabilizer-on+the+cheap

    Seems interesting, anyone have any other clever tricks for stabilization?

    cliffs:
    Tie a tripod screw to a semi large washer using a 5' piece of sturdy string
    step on washer
    pull camera up until line is tight, helps stabilize camera
    ?????
    profit
     
  2. ace3

    ace3 mouthify my wang.

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    yep, and it's cheaper:


    1. turn on camera
    2. put camera on table
    3. point camera in direction of shit you wanna photograph
    4. press shutter button
    5. remove camera from table
    6. ???
    7. Don't profit from the headless picture you just took of your Grandma.
     
  3. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    quid I Piss Excellence OT Supporter

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    i cant tell if thats retarded or not
     
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    im usually semi impressed with most DIYs, but this one's kinda :ugh:
     
  8. eof

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    I have heard of this before...never tried it but have heard it helps
     
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    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    it should work. by applying pressure up constantly instead of holding the camera in the middle of the air, you should be almost completely eliminating vertical movement, and see slight improvements to the horizontal movement.
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    damn, I should have bought the 70-200 f2.8L non IS instead.
     
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    :rofl:
     

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