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Adding A Camera Strap

This post shows a quick and easy way to add the option of having a camera strap

Adding A Camera StrapMost cinematic cameras are not designed for run and gun-style applications, yet documentaries often require cinematographers to think quick and act fast.  That means rapidly changing positions/camera locations.  For those using professional cinematography gear, that can be a struggle if the camera package is heavy because unlike ENG-style cameras, cinema cameras are for the most part, not designed with ergonomics and portability at their forefront.  Breaking a cinema camera down and setting it up adds more time to the process and carrying it for a distance can result in unnecessary fatigue.  The solution?  Mount a shoulder strap.  Here’s how to do that if your camera doesn’t have the proper mounts for one.

Needed:

  1. Cinema Camera with Cheese Plate(s) 
  2. ENG Camera Shoulder Strap
  3. (2) Screws with 5.95mm threading and a large flat head (these get threaded into the cheese plate(s) so you can secure the strap)

 


Adding A Camera Strap

Adding A Camera Strap

Adding A Camera Strap

Adding A Camera Strap

Adding A Camera Strap

Adding A Camera Strap