Don't drop your SX50. It's expensive. :-)

Started Apr 10, 2013 | Discussions thread
Mark Ransom 70
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Re: Don't drop your SX50. It's expensive. :-)
In reply to Andrew McP, Apr 12, 2013

I too hate cameras dangling around my neck so bought a Black Rapid Sport strap

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B005HWC6PI/ref=oh_details_o02_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Can't praise it enough, camera dangling by my side works much better for me.

I also have the RC2 connection kit so it's easy to swap between the strap and my monopod. Using this option less often as I tend to handhold 99% of the time.

Doesn't stop user stupidity unfortunately, I had unclipped the camera from the strap - I forget why I did this, there was a good reason at the time I'm sure - then forgetting I had done so dropped my hand (holding the camera) down by my side and simply let go. Doh!!!

I was very lucky, somehow it survived the fall and there's no problem zooming out for me.

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