I’ve got some exciting news, guys. For the first time ever, I’m going to start trusting my eyes when I create my VR experiences, and I’m going to quit measuring anything. It’s going to be fun, especially if it works! I’ll be monitoring what I’m doing with a 3D TV, an Oculus Rift, and Gear VR with my fan-cooled Samsung Galaxy S8, as I’m doing in this video.
Here’s a very simple and cheap (but effective) steady camera idea for stabilizing a small handheld camera when shooting video. In the video on the left, I show and explain how I used it for shooting the video on the right.
I think I found the perfect amount of weight to add to a small handheld camera for shooting stabilized video, but first let’s look at shooting video with no weight, then adding 2 lbs of weight, then 8 lbs. BTW, this video (on the right) is 24fps, which is inherently jerky, so I’ll also be doing this with cameras that shoot 30fps and 60fps.