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18/10/2021

This simple camera strap trick helps you get steadier handheld photos and video

DIYP’s personal resident trip photographer Dave Williams has taken to the road, travelling (for now) the United Kingdom for some off-grid dwelling in a van to discover and {photograph} as a lot of it as he can. On his access into Scotland, Dave came visiting me so I may take him to discover the native river and forest.

While out, Dave confirmed me a very good camera strap tip to lend a hand you get steadier movies and photos when capturing handheld. We’ve all observed the trick of conserving the camera out proper in entrance folks and bracing the strap against the back of our neck, however this system could be very other and nonetheless provides you a large number of freedom of motion. Naturally, I pressured him to present me his telephone so I may movie it to turn the remainder of you!

Dave makes use of a type of fancy Black Rapid Sport Breathe straps on his camera however I take advantage of a standard neck strap on mine. It’s in reality the 18-year-old strap that was once shipped with the Nikon D2h. Hey, don’t pass judgement on me! I love it, it’s at ease. Anyway, I’ve were given Peak Design anchors on it so I will use it with all my cameras once I need to shoot one in all them handheld. Usually, I wrap the strap round my wrist when capturing and once I pulled my camera out of the bag to just do that, Dave stated “Hey, let me display you one thing!”.

I hadn’t regarded as wrapping it round me arm this fashion sooner than, but it surely’s unquestionably one thing I’ll be doing extra at some point when capturing handheld, specifically for speedy quick video clips the place I want to shoot a bit b-roll or a pan for an organising shot.

If you need to practice Dave’s adventure right through the remainder of the United Kingdom and past and select up extra of his little fast guidelines alongside the way in which, be sure you follow him on Instagram and subscribe to his new YouTube channel.

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