Toronto Star Master Glass: How to shoot stable video without a tripod

In the newsgathering business, photographers must shoot in all types of lighting conditions, and often have only moments to capture the best possible shot. It requires skill and experience and knowing photography and lenses like the back of your hand. In this “Master Glass” series, Toronto Star photographers reveal how they do it: the settings, the angles, the lenses, the approach.

Here, photographer Randy Risling demonstrates tricks on how to stabilize your camera while shooting video, without using a tripod.

In the newsgathering business, photographers must shoot in all types of lighting conditions, and often have only moments to capture the best possible shot. It requires skill and experience and knowing photography and lenses like the back of your hand. In this “Master Glass” series, Toronto Star photographers reveal how they do it: the settings, the angles, the lenses, the approach.

Here, photographer Randy Risling demonstrates tricks on how to stabilize your camera while shooting video, without using a tripod.

Video courtesy of the Toronto Star, where this photojournalism series was originally published. See additional videos here: http://www.thestar.com/photos/masterglass.html.


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