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I would like recommendations for camera stabilizer systems for compact cameras. That is, those with a gimbal and weights for cameras way below a kilo.

Unfortunately it is illogical that the camera stabilizer costs 3 times more than the camera itself.

Stores are selling me grips instead.

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I'm not sure what the purpose of this is for still photography. Are you shooting video? – dpollitt Oct 14 '11 at 18:14

If you want, you can build one yourself. There are many DIY tutorials around, but I made myself one of those.

You can scale it down if it's too big or heavy for your needs.

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Some tradtional camera stabilizers are tend to be expensive since they are serving for professional filming like hollywood-grade movies. But in recent years, some camera stabilization systems like handheld gimbals make revolutionary changes to the cinematography with lower costs and light weights. Picking a camera gimbal stabilizer for your compact cameras depends on what typical camera you are using. Handheld gimbals are designed for different camera sizes they can hold. Here is a 3-axis handheld gimbal for lightweight cameras including mirrorless and dslrs.

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Do you have an association with this company? If so, this needs to be declared. – damned truths Jun 17 '15 at 6:37

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