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Ultralight image stabilizer

Recently I took a video in a remote cave. Thanks to my 320 lumen headlamp there was a reasonable amount of continuous light for my DSLR, but the shaking is just too strong. The image stabilization in ...
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How to stabilize video with points? After Effects CS6

I have problem with one of my shots. I don't know how to "stabilize" video with four points. Link here In this GIF I tracked four points. How can I make them fixed? I'm using After Effects CS6
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Ronin M vs. Helix Jr

Has anybody used the new DJI Ronin-M and compared it to the Letus Helix Jr.? I'm considering a gimbal purchase for my DSLR videography and haven't seen anything that tells me why the Helix is twice ...
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Why deshaken video looks “wobbly” and how to fix it

When I filter a shaky video through deshaking filter (that fixes frames positions and rotations), the resulting video looks "wobbly" (example gif), i.e. while there are no per-frame displacements or ...
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Warp stabilizer in Premiere Pro cuts off most of the image

Has anyone seen this problem before? When I apply (and only when I apply) the warp stabilizer, it seems like only 1/10 of the video shows up. Here's a screenshot: It works on older versions of ...
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How is each type of video camera stabilizer different?

What are the kinds of video camera stabilizers I could buy in the market? How are they different? What are the pros and cons of each?
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Is it correct to mix tripod and handheld footage?

I want to shot some scenes using a tripod, and some others handheld (with an IS lens). Can I mix both types of scenes in a short (4 minutes) movie, or is it unprofessional? From what I've seen: ...
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Who should buy a Weighted Gimbal Stabilizer

Who can make the best use of a weighted gimbal stabilizer such as a Glidecam HD2000? What are the pros and cons of using one?
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Smoothcam filter vs Warp Stabilizer

To smooth out shaky footage I want to know which app is better. Final cut Pro X Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 Adobe After Effects CS6 First question is, which is 'better', the Smoothcam filter which is ...
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Best way to stabilize footage?

I'm working with footages that are shot handheld. The shakes are not too aggressive but they're still noticeable. For the longest time ever I've been using Final Cut Pro's stabilization function to ...
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Stabilizing GoPro videos

When I watched videos on GoPro's youtube profile, they seem to me almost perfectly stable. And when I attached my action cam to helmet and tried to record during skiing, the video was very shaky. I ...
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Is there a thing that can hold the subject in front of the camera, locked, not moving while shooting video?

I want to shoot a video for my iPhone app demo. My idea is shoot a phone running the app, and the iPhone is relatively still in the video, while I could move the camera around, so the background ...
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Looking to get Youtube-quality video stabilization from a software based video editing application (on mac)

When I create edited films on iMovie and then export them to Youtube, Youtube's stabilization enhancement greatly increases the quality of many of my shakier action shots. Unfortunately, this same ...
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Any way to batch stabilize video files?

I have a lot of videos that need stabilization... is there any way to batch stabilize them? edit: I'm on Windows 7 64-bit. I don't think that what kind of software and footage do I have... I'm just ...
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how can I smoothly move a camera without a dolly?

I have a small camera and this is the first time I'm filming anything that is serious. I'm wonder if there is a cheap way I can smoothly shoot footage in a room while moving without a camera dolly.