The above is typical of what I shoot. A picturesque tourist location on a sunny day and hand held. Now I don't know what it's like in the rest of the world, but in the UK tripods are not particularly welcome in many locations and in the case of this one not even allowed. So I've had to learn how to get stable footage without one. Which is why whenever I look at a cameras video capabilities, the most important thing is how the lens (or body) stabilisation works. I obviously also can't set anything up. I have to react to the situation around me and take account of the fact that there are other people around and one person with a video camera clamped to his eye is just another tourist as far as everybody else is concerned. So I've developed a kind of camcorder type street videography to cope with that.
The A7 / 28-70mm combination is however very useful in meeting my demands. The lens IS, in combination with iMovies stabilisation gives pretty steady footage. And there is no doubt that I push it somewhat. The majority of what I shoot would under ideal circumstances be shot with the camera on a tripod. But as I said that often isn't possible.
Below is an example shot last year with a Panasonic GH3 and 14-140mm lens.
N.B. to see more on the cameras and lenses featured in this post click on the relevant labels (tags and keywords) at the bottom of this post.
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