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« on: July 01, 2009, 01:41:37 pm »
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Re: Carrying an SLR
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2009, 01:44:18 pm »
you wanna travel couple hundred km's a day with a camera strapped to your chest ???
 

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Re: Carrying an SLR
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2009, 06:30:49 pm »
I carry mine is a small sling bag over my shoulder,
For extra comfort I have made a waist strap that secures the bag on rougher terrain,
The bag I use also has an integrated weather proof cover that helps to keep moisture and dust out.

Works very well and is comfortable,

I have carried my Nikon D1x (2.5kgs) and My smaller Canon like this with no trouble.

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Re: Carrying an SLR
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2009, 06:46:55 pm »
I put mine on the rear seat inside a Pelican case.
Has done Namibia and Malawi like this, works well.
Only drawback is takes some time to open.
So I carry small camera inside the tank bag for the quick shots.

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Re: Carrying an SLR
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2009, 06:54:19 pm »
Hi all,

It is a difficult one, a compromise between acsessability \ safety \ quality.

I love the quality photos I get from my SLR, but because of the bulk, its really difficult to keep it handy for those quick snapshots. I think I prefer the tankbag option overall, although in reality, I probably need two cameras, a good compact that you can slip into a pocket and even use on the fly, and the SLR packed away for the shot thats worth the stop.
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