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How To Video: Make a gliding camera strap

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How To Video: Make a gliding camera strap

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DIY a camera strap that slings over the shoulder and glides across the strap for comfort and quick access to your dSLR when you need it.

-- -- signal carrier -- allies and lots of different ways hanging off the shoulder. Around the neck. Which is a real -- More of the most popular across the body where it's comfortable and the -- -- on the shoulder. But it can be offered to pick up your camera winging its big picture in a hurry. So the solution for this is something called a gliding camera -- where the -- season plays in your camera -- just moves along. -- -- These can be found online for upwards of thirty dollars but today I'll show you how you can do it yourself for less than ten -- using a few things you can find at a hardware store. I grabbed a heavy duty hearing one that won't pull apart easily and a quarter inch eyeball the -- when I can find it with -- night. A heavy duty class like advanced. And a quick -- like that's. These items I found at the hardware store -- you might have other comparable things around your house so feel free to experiment with different combinations. Okay the first thing we need to do is remove this dropped from the camera. You can is a strap that came with your camera or you have an extra laying around you've -- but I'm just gonna use the -- that came to mind. So -- strap is loose that we need to put it back together so that there -- two loops on either end. Now that I have these two loops I need to close the circles I'm going to use this quick release of data artists. Used to humans in here. And -- accident. A hit the hardest part is over and now all we need to do is -- stumbles so I'm going to -- hearing. And that put this class and there -- hearing around this strap. As it shut. And finally I'm going to put up -- bolt into where the tripod usually goes. -- certain manner. And that to make sure it doesn't move around I'm going to tighten the night with a -- it just needs a little push to -- -- All of us to do is put this over shoulder. And I want that extra part and friendly and helpful their reign over it and now. -- the class. To -- rivals. And are gliding -- is done. So. Now when I'm not using the camera it's hanging by my side. But when I need quick access to describe it and will -- it right at the strap and distract doesn't prominence -- that. Pretty much stayed in -- and my camera comes up really quickly. Is about it. The -- here is -- the -- is wide enough to glide smoothly against this strap you can -- -- -- care greener fuel line. Now always check your connections of where you go out in the field the last thing you want is your camera calling from your side. Okay you can customize -- -- spray painting these components black which is probably what island of doing. If you have any tips for improving my design or wanna shop yours summoned me on Twitter and check out how to dot cnet.com for more might be -- -- For CNET I'm Sharon back.
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