Getting around with large lenses.

Started Sep 21, 2012 | Discussions thread
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sooflyfisher
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Getting around with large lenses.
Sep 21, 2012

Hey everyone, I just picked up my new Sigma 120-300 f2.8 OS yesterday. First thought on it is wow! its a big lens! The question I have for those of you with large lenses is what do you find the easiest way to get around with them? The weight is not a concern for me, I'm just looking to figure out the best easiest ways to have the lens with me. I've looked into larger bags, and think a backpack is the only thing I will find that will fit this lens. Also when attached to the camera and shooting, what is the best safest way? Obviously I dont want to just be leaving hanging from my neck with the camera strap. I also plan on getting a monopod which I intend to use a lot. Is it safe to lean the monopod against your shoulder with lens and camera attached?

Just looking for ideas and tips from those that have experiece with larger lenses.

Thanks

Mike

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