Nikon Hand Strap II wrist strap as an alternative to a neck strap

    When buying a DSLR camera, many put a complete belt on it. It is convenient to carry the camera around his neck, but over time this strap can cause a lot of problems. What I'm talking about? For example, the camera weighs 1 kg (roughly), the lens is still the same, or even more, plus a flash. A photographer’s working day can last more than one hour, and all this stuff must be carried around. Not weak load on the neck, if you run with the camera all day.

    Quite by chance I came across a very interesting alternative, namely the wrist strap, the existence of which I had not previously suspected. After searching, I settled on the Nikon Hand Strap II. This is how this strap looks live:

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    Paradoxically, I have a Canon camera and a Nikon strap. What to do, Canon does not have comfortable wrist straps. Chinese crafts for 2-3 cu were not initially taken into account. And now a few details about the purchase.

    The strap is packaged in a small plastic box with the company logo:

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    Includes instructions that show in detail how to put the strap on the camera.

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    The material from which the wrist strap is made is soft leather and fabric. The quality of the materials is simply excellent, and the cut is very high quality. Country of origin - South Korea. Previously, it seemed to me that China only released such small things. But no, that's not all and it is commendable.

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    For fixing, a standard eyelet for a neck strap and a special block on the bottom of the camera are used (it is not a hindrance for a tripod).

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    There is also a special “adapter” that allows the simultaneous use of both the wrist and neck strap.

    Thus, the entire burden of the camera (flash, lens) can be transferred from the neck to the arm. Unfortunately, I do not have a photo of how the belt looks on my personal camera, so I post a picture found on the network:

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    I bought a Nikon Hand Strap II for $ 22 with free shipping from a seller in Korea. Shipping time was about three weeks. Now you can forget about the neck strap. However, there are drawbacks, for me there are two. The first - it is impossible to quickly change lenses, because one hand is constantly fastened to the camera. The second is a memory card - to replace them you have to remove the belt.

    I ask you not to scamper if something is wrong, because this is my first record. Constructive criticism is welcome. I also want to know what readers of the Habrr use. Maybe my choice is far from ideal and there are even more interesting things on the market designed to facilitate the work with a SLR camera.

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