View Single Post
Old 05-23-2012, 03:21 PM   #17 (permalink)
Post Whore
wolf13's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2006
Send a message via AIM to wolf13 Send a message via Yahoo to wolf13

I ended up picking up a Luma. Haven't spent a day carrying the camera yet, but I already have some feelings on this strap.

Pro: much longer then the stock canon, I can carry it over the shoulder comfortably and still be able to move the camera into position. Has a couple of options for ways to mount it and has the easy adjust cinch (which I haven't found reason to use). seems overall well constructed and price was reasnable and delivery was well under the two week built time they indicated.

cons: I find the shoulder pad a bit narrow, I have a feeling after a day of use I might be wishing it was just a bit wider and thicker even on my T1i + 15-85 (so not a super heavy setup).

other obeservations: Although the standard mounting is from the tripod screw and one strap point, I ended up just using the strap points due to not wanting to keep taking off my tripod mounting plate. Camera still slings and carries ok for me. Overall for the price, I consider this a big upgrade over the stock strap just for being able to comfortably sling it over my shoulder instead of all the weight on my neck. however, were I doing it again I might look more at other straps or even sew my own now that I am getting a better idea of what I really want.
__________________ Forum for Sniper 1's to MQ and anything autococking welcome.
Pics of some of My Collection of 50+ rare and oddball cockers and other oddities
wolf13 is offline   Reply With Quote