With gimbals and Steadicams, there’s no excuse to have shaky video footage now unless cinematographers are going for that shaky cam effect. Not familiar with what a gimbal stabilizer is or what gimbals are? Well, handheld 3-axis gimbals are used in stabilization systems that are designed to give the camera operator the independence of handheld shooting without camera vibration or shake. Basically, you can use gimbals with a DSLR camera, mirrorless camera, or a smartphone to shoot stable and smooth videos. Ikan offers a full line of handheld gimbals for DSLRs, mirrorless cameras, smartphones, or GoPro cameras. In addition, we distribute cinema gimbals and sell accessories for gimbals.

Edwin Herrera aka Joswin, a freelance visual artist based in Los Angeles, recently tested out our Beholder DS1 camera stabilizer along with the DGH dual grip gimbal handle. He tested out the gimbal stabilizer with his Sony A7S and Canon FD 28mm lens and created a video. In the video, he goes behind the scenes with Mike as he explores an abandoned church in South Los Angeles.

What did Joswin think about the DS1? See the quote below:

“This gimbal is really good and super easy to balance and operate. Works great with my current set up!” – Joswin

So how did the video turn out after using the DS1 and DGH? See below or on Vimeo:

To see more videos from Joswin, check out his website.