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Old February 3rd, 2010, 01:58 AM   #1
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If I'm using a camera stabilizer (steadicam) or doing a slow pan should I disable the cameras optimized image stabilization? Will it improve the picture in any way?
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Old February 14th, 2010, 06:52 PM   #2
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Generally when using off camera stabilization such as a tripod or crane, it's best to turn the Optical Image Stabilization off. I would assume the same applies to a steady cam.
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Old February 17th, 2010, 11:25 PM   #3
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I have my HV30 on steadicam merlin. I left the OIS on even on tripod. =)
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