There's no excuse for crappy, non-stabilized camera footage. Of course, you don't want to shoot everything on a tripod and camera stabilization devices can be quite expensive. But that's no excuse. So, here are several camera stabilizers you can build yourself. Just pick the design that is right for you and give it a try.

Camera Stabilizer Rig for Under $5

D.I.Y. Steadicam Vest Under $15

DIY homemade glide track / slide cam

$10 DIY Camera Slider!

Film Riot - How to Build a Camera Jib for Under $200


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