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Don’t Mess With THIS Photographer

A photographer over in Asia is attracting a great deal of attention online after he was spotted shooting birds with his mirrorless camera mounted on a rifle-style stock.

Canon to Unveil 5-Axis In-Body IS in Next EOS R Camera: Report

Canon officially joined the full-frame mirrorless camera wars back in September with its new EOS R, but one of the glaring omissions from the features list was in-body image stabilization (IBIS). But that may soon change: Canon will reportedly be including IBIS in the next EOS R camera.

This Gorgeous 10-Second Milky Way Photo Was Shot Hand-Held

In an attempt to one-up photographer Aurel Manea, who shot these hand-held Milky Way photos with the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II last week, New Zealand photographer Jonathan Usher took his own EM-1 II out for a hand-held long exposure. That's how he shot this unbelievable image: a hand-held 10 second exposure of the Milky Way.

You Can Shoot the Milky Way Hand-Held with the Olympus E-M1 Mark II

When it comes to optical image stabilization, it seems like nothing comes close to touching Olympus' OM-D E-M1 Mark II. As one photographer recently discovered, the 5-axis optical stabilization is so good, you can actually shoot the Milky Way hand-held with this monster.

The Olympus E-M1 Mark II Can Capture Sharp 5 Second Exposures Hand-Held!

Olympus has said the only thing standing between the OM-D E-M1 Mark II and better stabilization is the rotation of the Earth—and so far, the camera's bite is living up to the bark. In fact, the 6.5-stop stabilization is so powerful, it looks like you can capture sharp hand-held 5 second exposures!

Google Explains Why the Pixel Doesn’t Have Optical Image Stabilization

When Google announced its Pixel smartphone last week and boasted about its "best smartphone camera ever," there was one notable thing it lacked compared to the iPhone: optical image stabilization. Instead of physically stabilizing shots, the Pixel uses readings from the phone's built-in gyroscope to compensate for shake.

This SD Card Has a Built-In Gyro Sensor to Stabilize Your Shots

virtualGimbal is one of the most interesting little devices we've ever come across. An SD card with a gyro built right in, the device does double duty by capturing your footage while it also captures the movement of your camera for better electronic stabilization in post.

A Crazy Wingsuit Flight Enhanced with Software Stabilization

Want to see the power of ReelSteady's software based image stabilization for After Effects? The video above shows a crazy wingsuit stunt by BASE jumper Graham Dickinson and his friend Dario. The GoPro HERO footage has been stabilized using ReelSteady as a "stress test."

Smoovie: A Cheap, Pocket-Sized Stabilizer for Smartphones

Wish you could capture smooth, shake-free video or photographs on the move with your smartphone? Wish no more. The new "Smoovie" is an affordable, effective stabilizer for your smartphone or GoPro that literally fits in your pocket.

Canon Patent Hints at the Future of Optical Stabilization

Optical stabilization has slowly but surely continued to improve in recent years, but a new patent from Canon hints at a major change in the tech that may arrive in future lenses: instead of one image stabilized lens group, the patent describes a lens that uses two.

The Cheapest DIY Camera Stabilizer Might Be a Shopping Bag

Here's a neat, simple, and cheap little trick that'll help you get smooth footage when shooting video or a hyperlapse with your DSLR. If you don't have the money or the need to pony up for a serious stabilization system, try using a shopping bag instead!

How the Mi 5 4-Axis Image Stabilization Compares to the iPhone 6S

Cameras are one of the key features consumers look for in smartphones, so phone makers are constantly working to break new ground in smartphone camera features, specs, and quality. Dual camera systems are starting to appear, OPPO just unveiled the first sensor-baser image stabilizer for smartphones.

The Chinese company Xiaomi has a few tricks of its own. Its new Mi 5 smartphone features a new 4-axis optical image stabilization system that appears to outperform the latest and greatest Apple stabilization system in the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus.