In a recent post we outlined when and why you might need a camera support for video shoots to ensure that you get great smooth and steady footage. To take it one step further we explain the advantages of shooting with camera supports and suggest the best tripods for video, and other camera supports to give you more creative shooting options. Dipping into your wallet to spend on any camera support – whether it’s a tripod, monopod, slider or shoulder rig – is as important as any video purchase you’ll make. This is because you simply cannot put a price on capturing steady video footage or the creativity that some supports will offer you. With an open mind, and a vivid imagination, camera supports can be incredibly versatile tools that can add extra visual punch to your filmmaking. The key is you can get all sorts of shots that are full of dynamism with tripods or monopods. To give you a helping hand here we examine the key pros and cons to using camera supports when shooting your videos: Unless you are deliberately shooting ‘run-and-gun’ hand-held video, or want to achieve a creative ‘blurry’ look to your footage, it’s almost inevitable that you’ll need a camera support to help you...