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Ep 108: Gimbals Need Not Apply

Conservation storytelling

Ep 108: Gimbals Need Not Apply

The overuse and over-abuse of electronic gimbal stabilizers are rampant in the filmmaking world today. If you see buttery smooth footage, it’s the result of gimbals being used by filmmakers. But gimbals have a downside. The organic feeling of a viewer being there in the moment with the ‘stars’ of a video is being lost. Life and work isn’t buttery smooth. Especially in conservation work. There’s rocky terrain. Stepping over logs. Quick responses. I’m not talking the extreme cinematic camera jitters used in Saving Private Ryan. In this episode I talk about why I’ve been leaving my gimbal stabilizer at the office when I am filming conservation projects. Hint: It’s about my camera being more organically, realistic and in sync with the real life of my subjects, which are ecologists, biologists, field technicians, etc

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