Best camera stabilizer for DSLR in 2018

Even for the professional photographer will have a hard time with taking perfect shots and crystal clear videos without the image shaking. Without additional gear it is very difficult to get perfect pictures “blur free”, it is possible but it takes a lot of time and patience for the person holding the camera.

Cameraman and Professional photographers use stabilizers in order to record perfect footage with minimal gear. the simple principle that they work on is, it moves gravity center of the camera to a different higher point above the hand. This arrangement makes it be more stable in hands and with less distorted images due to hand shakes. They also make use of pivoting heads that keep the camera from changing its angle while the user will have the freedom to use the holding handle as he pleases.

There are many options available in the market. Here we will talk about all sorts of options that can range in size and stabilization technology. shoulder stabilizers are also popular for DSLR camera that is known to offer the best will see the best DSLR stabilizers available in the market right now.

Glidесаm HD-2000 and HD-4000

HD 2000

Totally re-engineered Glidecam HD-Series™ from Glidecam Industries shows the top of the line in hand-held Camera Stabilization in the market right now.

Glidecam is considered to be one of the top brands for camera stabilizers especially when it comes to DSLR’s.Thiѕ ѕуѕtеm iѕ an upgrade frоm the previous Glidecam 2000 / 4000 Pro versions. Glidecam HD-2000 can hold weight from ( 2lbs-6lbs ). It’s heavy cuisine glide cam hd-4000 can hold form ( 6lbs – 10lbs ).

The company claims that this Glidecam HD-2000 will offer some special features like hand-held Stabilizers that makes camcorder seems to be floating, always well balanced , isolated from your hand’s undesirable motions. Now you are pretty much free to move  with your camera – like panning, tilting or even running without any camera instability or shake.


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Opteka SteadyVid SV-HD

opteka stedyvid SV-HD camera stabilizer

Opteka SteadyVid is a handheld camera stabilizer that was specifically designed to work with DSLRs of up to 6 lbs making it one of the most sturdy models. It rocks a full aluminum construction body with black powder coating and high-quality bearings. It has  joints which are low friction which makes every movement as smooth as possible.

Quick specs
-Maximum length: 23.6″
-Minimum length: 14.6″
-Quick release plate: 1.96″
-Weight capability: 6 lbs


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Glidе Gеаr DNA 5050

glide 5050

The Glidе Gear DNA-5050 iѕ Glide Gear’s high-end DSLR stabilizer model fоr cаmеrаѕ weighing between 2lbs – 7 lbѕ. Thiѕ urbane stabilization model supports a widеr rаngе оf саmеrа sizes thаn most оthеr models that are available on the mаrkеt.

With a frее flоаting 3-аxiѕ gimbаl jоint, this system is rocking a ultrа light aircraft grade аluminum built and рrесiѕiоn CNC mасhinеd parts with very small  tolerances, you can have an  outstanding саmеrа ѕtаbilizаtiоn system right оut оf the box.


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Aluminium Alloy with Foldable Handheld Video Stabilizer


The main feature of this video stabilizer is portability. It can be folded and able to perfectly fit into a backpack. The weight holder which is placed at the bottom can also be folded which helps to save storage space it needs.

Mostly metal and few plastic parts will make the body of this super portable video stabilizer.soft coating on the hand grip will help you to hold it comfortably. The weight of the stabilizer is decent and you can you it for a long period of time comfortably.

Bottom line:

You can lift up or you can put your equipment on shoulders with the help of Shoulder Mount placed at the bottom. The specially designed body makes it easy for cameramen for shooting. many effects, flexible portfolio, easy to work with, easy to take it with you, With a variety of interfaces to connect LCD monitor screen, supporting frames and also with the other equipment as well.


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Videook Carbon Fiber Stabilizer


Videook stabilizer is a more expensive model of video stabilizer but it is very easy to use and will be very handy to beginners. light carbon fiber frame with few aluminum parts for the handle and base are used for this model. It also uses weight of the body to compensate the weight of the camera.

A wide range of DSLR models are compatible with this stabilizer and also it features a quick release is very portable and easy to use. It is not the most compact designs out there but one of the lightest model.
You can also use this for a wide range of  smartphones as well.