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SteadicamCurve for GoPro HERO Action Cameras (Red)
 
4.4

(based on 5 reviews)

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      5.0

      Big step up from shooting handheld.

      By Paul

      from Oxnard, CA

      Comments about Steadicam Curve for GoPro HERO Action Cameras (Red):

      I bought this after coming back from a mountain climbing trip in the Philippines and seeing most of my footage was really shaky. I wanted something I could easily take on hikes and on travel that could fit in my pocket. I had the chance to take it out last weekend on a trip to Death Valley, and while the footage I got wasn't 100% smooth, it was waaay better than the footage I got in the Philippines. It really dampened the vibrations a lot, and any shakiness left I attribute more to my lack of experience than to anything else. I'm sure with practice, my shots will only get smoother. It fits easily in my jacket pocket, and is easy to set up, and the build quality looks really sturdy. Overall, I'm extremely happy with my purchase and I know its not gonna be a piece of gear that's just gonna end up sitting at home when I go out.

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      5.0

      Great tool if you take time to practice!

      By 1stCivDiv

      from East TN

      About Me Learning Videographer, Semi-Pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Improves Performance

      Cons

      • Takes Time To Master

      Best Uses

      • Sports And Action Video

      Comments about Steadicam Curve for GoPro HERO Action Cameras (Red):

      I use the Steadicam Curve to shoot mostly sports and especially mountain biking. The Curve gives me the shots I am looking for but definitely takes time and practice to manage the device. The technique for keeping the camera straight and managing the proper angle takes a varied approach. I use one hand for most "fixed" shots and control the angle and orientation with one finger and thumb. However, for video where I will be moving I prefer the two-hand method.

      While you will be able to shoot better with the Curve, it will take time to master so don't give up on it if at first you don't succeed.

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      4.0

      for 99 dollars...it's a good buy

      By Danielle

      from Hawaii

      Verified Buyer

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            Comments about Steadicam Curve for GoPro HERO Action Cameras (Red):

            I like how compact it is, but this also make it difficult to fly. The handle is very small and I have pretty small hands myself. Practice is the only thing that'll make it work. It's very easy to balance and carry around. If you want to add something extra to your gopro videos, then I highly recommend one of these.

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            3.0

            Time will tell

            By JV

            from South jersey

            About Me Documentary Sketch Etc

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact Design
            • Easy To Use
            • Highly Compatible
            • Improves Performance
            • Lightweight
            • Professional Quality

            Cons

            • Small

            Best Uses

            • Anything Gopro Handheld

            Comments about Steadicam Curve for GoPro HERO Action Cameras (Red):

            OK, I knew it was smaller, but was surpised how small it was. I have big hands though...with that said, holding your thumb and index finger where directed, it does work ok. Did a few tests and you could definitely see the difference compared to hand holding it. It's compact, which is great and the locking feature is also good. Definitely need the LCD backpack to stabilze it...would recommend unless you have big bucks to spend.

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            5.0

            Top Quality

            By Akra5ia

            from Herriman, UT

            About Me Business Owner, Hobbyist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Improves Performance
            • Lightweight
            • Professional Quality

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                Comments about Steadicam Curve for GoPro HERO Action Cameras (Red):

                These guys know exactly what it takes to build a device that is actually complex and very simple at the same time. Thank you.

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