When I got started into video, I had a difficult time stabilizing my shots. The camera seemed to pick up every jolt and shake of my body, no matter how hard I tried.
Until I discovered the power of the stabilizer.
While software like Adobe After Effects, and even YouTube will be able to stabilize your shaky clips, they don’t do a very good job of it and you will often be left with a hazy uncomfortable video when you attempt to stabilize during post-production. This is where a stabilizer saves the day.
By isolating the camera operator from the camera, this allows for smooth shots even when moving quickly or over an uneven surface.
Here is a look at popular movie scenes that have employed the steadicam stabilizer:
If you are looking to improve the quality of your videos and achieve the cinematic shots you see in Hollywood movies, then I would suggest using a stabilizer.
Here is a look at the stabilizer, dubbed flycam 3000, that I use for my shots.