The Feiyu MG stabiliser is great for shooting smooth video with my Sony a6300, however the gimbal blocks the view of the Sony’s LCD screen making it difficult to see what you’re shooting (see photos below). Above: the rear gimbal motor arm blocks the Sony’s LCD screen … Continue readingUsing iPhone as External Monitor on Feiyu MG Stabiliser + Sony a6300
On my latest video shoot for Muck Boot, I tested out what could be the lightest 4K videography set-up out there. I was tasked with shooting a making-of video of a three day photoshoot out in the French alpine resort of Val D’Isere for a … Continue readingThe Lightest 4K Videography Set-Up?
I shared some photos previously of my recent ice climbing trip in the Tyrol and here’s the video I’ve put together, all shot on the Sony a6300 with the Feiyu MG and Manfrotto BeFree Live.
I wrote previously about why I chose the Feiyu over a Glidecam and here’s another video to show you some of the footage you can get hand-held with the Feiyu MG. This is raw footage straight from the Sony a6300, no colour profile, colour grading or … Continue readingFeiyu MG Gimbal Stabiliser Sample Video
I’ve used and tested a number of different stabilisers, gimbals and glidecams in the past, including the Movi, DJI Ronin, DJI Osmo, Glidecam XR 2000, Glidecam HD 4000 and the Feiyu WG for the GoPro. What’s the best solution for your videography? For me, as I shoot … Continue readingGlidecam vs Gimbal | What to buy?
Took the Feiyu 3-Axis WG wearable gimbal out for a test with a GoPro Hero 3+ while skiing. I shot everything at 1080p 60fps and no stabilisation software was applied. Up to 00:24s in this video the gimble was attached to a handheld Hitcase ShootR Telescopic … Continue readingThe Best GoPro Video Stabiliser – Feiyu WG
Want to get the smoothest video with your DSLR? I just invested in the Glidecam XR-2000 with Manfrotto Quick-Release plate and took it for a test run with a Nikon D7000. The difference is amazing, check out the video:
I’ve been using Final Cut Pro X for a while now and love the built in video stabilisation. It’s great for all the shaky helmet cam footage I have and you can edit exactly how much stabilisation to add.Here’s a video showing you a side … Continue readingFinal Cut Pro X Video Stabiliser Test
Tested out the Glidecam HD 4000 DSLR stabilising rig whilst out on the filming project in Verbier, here’s a sample vid:
Been out in the French Alps this Winter testing out the Nikon D7000 with a new mount, the Opteka XGRIP-XL for DSLRs: Feel: Although not the most versatile stabiliser I’ve ever used, the Opteka’s advantages are the rigid, U-shaped structure that is brilliant for filming … Continue readingTesting out new Opteka X-GRIP XL DSLR Rig