Engineering a Homemade Camera Stabilization Gimbal

A camera gimble is used to provide stabilization in real time without the need for correction in editing. In essence, it is a set of rings all positioned on different axis with a counterweight attached far below the camera. While it may sound simple, professional gimbles can cost thousands of dollars. If you find yourself wanting a gimble but not wanting to shell out the money, then you can just build one yourself. The video below can give you a good idea of just how simple creating this effective tool can be.

Trevor is a civil engineer by trade and an accomplished internet blogger with a passion for inspiring everyone with new and exciting technologies. He is also a published children’s book author whose most recent book, ZOOM Go the Vehicles, is aimed at inspiring young kids to have an interest in engineering.

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