There’s nothing worse than trying to take a photo and lugging loads of equipment around. Some items are like yo-yo’s -in an out of the bag all day long. Others you aren’t game to put away in case it never fits in the bag again! But perhaps the most difficult of items to lug around is your tripod.
So it’s always a delight to find a useful article that explains the different ways you can carry your tripod in a comfortable manner. The tripod often won’t fit in a camera bag so having a variety of techniques is particularly pertinent because each scene we shoot has different requirements.
The story from Earthbound light details (with photos) different ways to handle your tripod, including the Hand Carry, Neck Carry, using straps, tie downs and bags, along with other unique ways to keep your tripod handy at all times.
It’s worth a look!
Link to article: http://www.earthboundlight.com/phototips/carrying-tripod.html
Image by philly_j on SXC
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