BASSON STEADY THE CAMERA STABILIZER AUTHORITY BLOG
Know Your Gear The new hybrid gimbal system
Since it’s introduction in 1975 the first mechanic wearable camera stabilizer has been the best way to stabilize cameras to create epic camera movements to improve your shoots.
However, over the last years we’ve have seen the classic mechanic wearable camera stabilizer evolve into a hybrid gimbal to improve even more meet the challenges of the film industry.
In our Blog posts we’re going to show you some of the best hybrid gimbal systems on the market today, explore the new affordable options and learn the basics about how the new hybrid wearable camera stabilizer work.
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