Munich by e-scooter – a fun ride at night 2020

Some things are priceless: summer, a mild and clear night – and of course proper gear in the camera bag. So I went to one of Munich’s most iconic landmarks: the Friedensengel. Next to the Isar, Munich’s river, it provides not only scenic views but also a very well known spot for instantaneous partying.
After some low light shots, I decided to give my DJI Osmo Pocket a hard ride on one of these rental e-scooters. All along the Isar homewards.

E-Scooter and filming – does that work?

Holding the camera in my left hand was at first a real funny feeling. An e-scooter is obviously not meant for single-handed operation. 
But photography comes always first, so I wrenched my fist and kept the Osmo as stable as possible. Which worked exactly until the first pothole came along. 
Ok, holding the camera just in my hand was not the best idea ever, but it was spontaneous. And furthermore, a real hard test for the gimbal abilities of the Osmo Pocket. 
I guess next time I’ll use a harness or something similar to decouple the camera from the e-scooter. But for now, it was a proof of concept – and good fun to edit the video!
So get yourself an impression of the results and feel free to leave some comments. 
More about Tier e-scooter: https://www.tier.app/

Enjoy the ride!

https://youtu.be/3on8tFEkQ0U

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