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Old November 15th, 2009, 09:17 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Bill Binder View Post
For the record, I agree on hand holding, it's near impossible with this camera. Locked off is WAY preferred of course. I've been having some success with the Manfrotto monopod that has three mini fold out legs at the bottom that form a little platform with a ball head in it (yes, a ball head in the base of the monopod). Anyway, with that, I can get what I'd describe as kind of hand-held looking shots (think docu-style, The Office, etc.) that are much more usable than true hand held. Beyond that, I only hand hold at the very wide end, 35mm and below, where it can work at times. But again, video is an afterthought for me, not my primary concern, so I have different needs than most of you, just sharing some things I've been doing...

I've got the Manfrotto monopod, too, and the best I can do is a bit wavery (not a real word: cross between shaky and wavering, I guess). Kinda like The Office; the only problem is... I hate that style. Am I the only one who finds it distracting? Pulls me right out of the show because I'm thinking, hmmmn, wonder how much the cameraman is deliberately moving it up and down, in and out. Must look a bit silly.

Anyway, I hope Evan has the answer with his carbon monopod.
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