How to change lenses more safely?

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Robert Sheldon Senior Member • Posts: 2,223
Re: How to change lenses more safely?

Svenek wrote:

Thank you for the comprehensive reply. I will think about it. At this moment I am still not sure. I don't know if changing lenses with the body down can be fast enough and done anywhere. Lenses on uneven surfaces can easily overturn..

nnowak wrote:

It is better to hold the camera face down and the rear of the lens pointing up. Actually, I point the camera downward around 45 degrees and the rear of the lens upward at 45 degrees. The sensor stays protected and the lens isn't pointing straight up to collect every piece of falling debris.

Can you tell me how you do it? I can't imagine that. Can you do it outdoors, without having any table or support, just being crouched?

I change lenses that way all the time while I am walking.  Not a problem.

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