Hi ,I am Mohamed From Cairo And my question is about stabilization.
I I am using sony A7s mark 2 + Tripod + 70-200 sony G lens on a boat (Stabilization), what should i do to get the best steady footage
1- Turn on lens stabilization ONLY. (and which stabilization option since it has 2 stabilization options).
2- Turn Camera Steady ONLY.
Your in-camera/lens stabilizers may work ok if you're shooting on a large ship. But, if you are shooting on a small boat, bouncing in the water, the movement will be much bigger than your camera can stabilize. Turning on camera/lens stabilizing here may well make things look worse as it locks and then looses the ability to stabilize, causing jumps in the image.
So, on a bouncing boat, your could shoot hand held and learn to love the excitement of shaking and movement, or, if you really need a stable shot, think about using one of the electronic hand held camera stabilizers. The electronic stabilizer might even work on a tripod. For really wide action shots, you could even think about mounting a go-pro camera directly to the boat.