How Does a Gimbal Work for Improving the Filming Quality?

When filming moving subjects, stability and range of motion is crucial to nailing the shot. This is where a gimbal comes into play. Videographers who have been in the business for a period may be familiar with dollies, jigs, and other specialized video-making tools. Though gimbals cannot replace these, they are much more portable, which is good news for multimedia creators.

How to Improve Filming Quality by Using Gimbal?

If you want to elevate your video-recording abilities to another level, you should think about buying a gimbal that reveals your camera’s full potential. When shooting moving subjects, stability and range of motion are critical to nailing the shot. This is where ZHIYUN WEEBILL 2 comes into play.


Here we will take ZHIYUN WEEBILL 2 tutorial as example to talk about why gimbal can improve the quality in filming:


1. Basic Setup

Let us first explain it in terms of mechanics. ZHIYUN WEEBILL 2 is pivoting support that enables you to rotate an object. It consists of not only a stabilizer but also a tripod, a quick-release plate, a backing base, lens support, and other connecting accessories.

This typical three-axis gimbal allows a camera mounted on it to be independent of the movement. Let us then explore the ZHIYUN WEEBILL 2 basic set up:

a) Charging:  ZHIYUN WEEBILL 2 adopts a built-in battery for power support. When setting up, use a USB Type-C cable to connect and charge the device and wait for it to complete.

b) Mount the Camera: To mount the camera, take the tripod and mount it to the WEEBILL 2 handheld (There will be a keyhole in the bottom.), unfold it, and place it on the flat surface for adjustment. After that, unlock the three axes before mounting the camera.

Immobilizing the gimbal camera requires first expanding the installation plate and locking the axes properly, installing the plate with screws comprehensively and matching with the camera, then mounting the camera to the stabilizer in the correct direction.

c) Connect the camera with stabilizer:  The camera control cable needs to be used when connecting the camera USB control port to the stabilizer port.


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2. Notable Features

Now we know that setting up a stabilizer is easy. ZHIYUN WEEBILL 2 updates to include time-lapse and hyper-lapse modes, smart follow, and creative shooting features; let us explore what's new!

ü Robust Structure Build Within ZHIYUN WEEBILL 2: ZHIYUN WEEBILL 2 with energy save sling structure but a robust structure that supports up to 7.3 lb for improved stability to make every operation easier for users.

ü Powerful Chip: ZHIYUN WEEBILL 2 further empowers the filming with a powerful chip with dynamic stabilization. It first introduces Infineon two-filter interruption vector-splitting sensor, which analyzes the complex interruptions for ultimately smooth shooting experience.

ü Touch Screen: ZHIYUN WEEBILL 2 has a 2.88" full-color touch screen that can amaze you in operation, yet with further support, you can customize your own touch screen surface.

ü Creative Modes: ZHIYUN WEEBILL 2 has various creative modes. You can single press the trigger button to enter smart follow, triple press to enter selfie mode, and more for you to find out.


3. Value-Added Functions

It's almost impossible to describe all of the value-added functions. However, in ZHIYUN WEEBILL 2, you can expect more!

Ø TransMount: ZHIYUN TransMount, which features inputs up to 1080p60 video from your camera and transmits up to 1080p30 over 5 GHz Wi-Fi, is built within WEEBILL 2 for powerful transportation.

Ø MasterEye: ZHIYUN MasterEye controller allows wireless transmission of images and remote control at a distance up to 150 meters.


ZHIYUN WEEBILL 2 is available in four different packages, starting from standard package at $549.00USD to Pro+ version priced at 1,099. 00USD.

Now there is an even more special offer at the ZHIYUN official store. Let's read and find out: https://www.zhiyun-tech.com/.

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