How do You Wear Your DSLR?

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  1. MrNuggets

    MrNuggets Active Member

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    How do you carry your digital SLR? Do you sling it over one shoulder? Do you let it hang from your neck? Do you have the lens pointing at your hip, or away from you? Do you use a wrist strap? Or do you go carefree and strapless?

    (BOUNS: i have a NEX-5 with a 16mm lens, when i wear the neck strap, it tilt's forewords, even tho the lens isnt that heavy, how can i fix that?"
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    If I had a DSLR, I think I'd prefer wearing the neck strap.
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    how do you wear it with the neck strap? on you shoulder or what?
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    Over my shoulder, facing outward off of my hip.

    Nikon d5000

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    Oh and over my head too, kinda like a woman woe wear a bag.
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    i have a neck strap, but my camera weighs 6 or 7 pounds (24-60mm f2.8 diameter 77= lots of glass), to heavy for the neck and is kinda big so i wear is on my shoulder. but when i am shooting i wrap it around my wrist.
    to fix your tilt is your strap mounted top of the camera?
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    Round the neck, strap under one arm, camera pointing to my right.
    Usually in a case in mah bag when I'm not actively shooting.
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    No, on the sides.

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    On my shoulder
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    your camera tilts forward because the center of gravity is farther forward than the strap attachment point. The comparatively huge lens is to blame. Try finding a way to affix your strap to a more centered point on the camera (which would mean you'd have to attach it to the lens) or carry the camera in a different manner. If you take off the lens the camera will hang straight.
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    but the Pancake lens that came bundled is VERY light, my iphone's charger weights more than the lens!

    (NOTE: i know what COG is.)

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