The clever software that stabilizes bumpy video and turns it into smooth as silk footage works by tracking various targets in a clip so it can calculate the camera’s erratic movements. Here’s what happens when you instead tell it to stabilize footage by tracking just a single male nipple.
Stabilizing footage of Steve Storey’s mountain bike ride down a bumpy trail almost turns it into a casual cruise around the park. That is, if you only stare at the top half of the footage. If you look at the bottom half, you’ll see how much thrashing is actually going on. And if you try to look at both at the same…
Curious as to how a Canon 18-55mm IS lens manages to make your shaky-handed videos smoother and more watchable? Check out this brief video, which does exactly that.
Putting five point-and-shoot cameras through various tests, Digital Camera Info tried to determine which one presented the best image stabilization for your money. The result was surprising.