The steadicams building tutorials are among the more popular builds on the blog. No wonder, as using a Steadicam produces significantly smoother video than just holding a camera by hand.
Chad Bredahl over at krotoflik has a new tutorial (and his tutorials are top notch - see his Jib and Travel Jib tutorials). This time it's a $30 steadicam based around a half shaft and some double flash brackets. (A full fledged system is about $799 if you were wondering).
For a build tutorial a demonstration short and some musing from me hit the jump. Click to continue ›