People really want to take sharper images and they usually end up buying very expensive DSLR cameras. Yes it may be true that a good working camera plays an important role in capturing great photos but the real secret to produce sharper images is to keep you camera steady all the time. You can actually place your DSLR camera on a tree, a lamp post or any flat solid surface for support. But what if you want mobility and want to make sure you capture every angle of the subject while keeping the quality of the images? Can you still position your camera more carefully? What if you want more portability? Would you still consider a tripod an option despite of its bulkiness? Then it is time to think about camera stabilizers. These are a more sophisticated camera support that you will need in order for you to produce high quality images. You actually don’t need a professional camera to achieve this. This is also suitable for travelling as it weighs less compared to tripods. It all depends if you just want some extra help when hand holding is difficult or if you’re interested in really long exposures of seconds, minutes or even hours. There’s no point in choosing a camera stand which is too heavy, and inconvenient. You can go to an online store or photography shops and you will find many types of gadgets and gizmos that will help keep your camera steady. The most ideal for travelers is the camera stabilizer with a collapsible pole that can be easily transported and kept in your bag. It should have a simple ball and socket head on the camera mount so you can easily position your camera either vertically or horizontally and stabilize your camera even if you are moving. But if you ask about the price, well, it may be quite expensive. But if you are really serious about photography and producing sharper images, then at some point you will realize that you may need to spare some budget on something that will actually support your camera, such as camera stabilization systems.