Use of Handstrap


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exhibitj

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Can't help but notice that dslr handstraps are selling at ard $40 and still ppl willing to buy.

What are the benefits of using the handstraps? Minimize handshake?
Someone please enlighnten me...thanks!
 

Look4Yest

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IMO to secure it round your hand in case you lose grip of your camera...(that is when you not using the neck strap)

correct me if I am wrong
 

Del_CtrlnoAlt

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It makes the brand of my camera more visable on the side... i've yet to find a way for ppl to see the brand from all angle... ;p

anyway, handstrap is to strap hand lor.. dun think too much lah, photography stuff are never cheap... 1 small piece of plastic to cover the flash mount also cost 12 bucks... din see anybody ranting yet...
 

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Del_CtrlnoAlt said:
It makes the brand of my camera more visable on the side... i've yet to find a way for ppl to see the brand from all angle... ;p

anyway, handstrap is to strap hand lor.. dun think too much lah, photography stuff are never cheap... 1 small piece of plastic to cover the flash mount also cost 12 bucks... din see anybody ranting yet...

I hate to say this but after reading some of the dimmest threads today and then I stumble onto this one...and...you have the best and most relevant answer! hehehehehehehe.......
 

reachme2003

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not minimise handshake, minimise hand or fingers fatigue.

exhibitj said:
Can't help but notice that dslr handstraps are selling at ard $40 and still ppl willing to buy.

What are the benefits of using the handstraps? Minimize handshake?
Someone please enlighnten me...thanks!
 

Artosoft

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Del_CtrlnoAlt said:
It makes the brand of my camera more visable on the side... i've yet to find a way for ppl to see the brand from all angle... ;p

anyway, handstrap is to strap hand lor.. dun think too much lah, photography stuff are never cheap... 1 small piece of plastic to cover the flash mount also cost 12 bucks... din see anybody ranting yet...
Errr....,

Original Nikon Flash mount cover S$3.00 at Lords Lucky Plaza.

Regards,
Arto
 

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