brusspup has tons of ingenious tips and tricks for everybody! In this video tutorial, he shows you how to achieve smoother pans on a camera with a rubber band.
This has to be the best camera tip of all time! If you want to improve the quality of your video, this is a must see. You will be amazed at the quality you can add with such a simple idea... a rubber band.
Nobody has a perfectly steady hand, so why are you trying to control your camera tripod with it? A rubber band is smooth enough to get those pan shots looking great!