Whether you call it rolling shutter, sensor shake, or just Jello... the problem remains the same. The possibility of bending and distorting your image when recording video on a DSLR or Mirrorless camera is a real issue... particularly if you pan too fast. This can lower the quality of the video you shoot and make a shot potentially unusable. This video I recorded for the DPBestflow project helps explain what it is, how to avoid it, and how big a deal it is. https://vimeo.com/37316008 __________________________ … [Read more...] about What is Rolling Shutter?
If you shoot video on any of the current Nikon or Canon DSLR's you will encounter something called "rolling shutter." Rolling shutter is related to CMOS sensors like those found on the Canon 5D MK II, the Nikon D3s, etc.. Since not all parts of the image are recorded at the same time, fast moving objects or a fast moving camera can cause distortion. The two main visual symptoms of rolling shutter are skew and wobble. How can you reduce the impact of rolling shutter? 1. Shoot at slower shutter speeds. The motion blur associated with slower … [Read more...] about Reducing the Jello Effect From Rolling Shutter