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11-06-2019, 06:15 AM - 1 Like   #16
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Ultimately some of these suggestions can come from those that shoot casually. If you ever cover a full wedding from 10am - 1am you will understand the hesitation to have any kind of strapping mechanism around your waist.
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A belt works well, and perhaps an investment into something like a better more classy cosyspeed and their pouches would be sufficient. Something I can unbuckle quickly and put on the ground to take the shot, place back on the hips afterwards and suffer the least amount of neck strain throughout the gig.
I had erroneously understood that you didn't want to go towards the full photo belt solution.

If you do, I urge you to look at Think Tank's modular belt system. I mentioned the Lens Changers and Speed Changer earlier, they also have a pad to attach a Spyder or Peak Design clip, plus a plethora of other accessories. They're the kind of stuff pros will use, and I have seen quite a few wedding photographers using them.

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Maybes...
Here's another one to think about too...

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I had erroneously understood that you didn't want to go towards the full photo belt solution.

If you do, I urge you to look at Think Tank's modular belt system. I mentioned the Lens Changers and Speed Changer earlier, they also have a pad to attach a Spyder or Peak Design clip, plus a plethora of other accessories. They're the kind of stuff pros will use, and I have seen quite a few wedding photographers using them.
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Thanks fellas.
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You could likely swap out the Nikon mount on the existing capture devices with a Pentax mount from a cheap body.

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You could likely swap out the Nikon mount on the existing capture devices with a Pentax mount from a cheap body.
I figured one could attach a Nikon to K-mount converter, but swapping might be easier. I'm guessing you'd have to drill holes for screws on the K-mount?

Honestly though, I'm not sure this attachment would work better than simply clipping the camera on a Capture Clip. Either way it frees a hand.
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I figured one could attach a Nikon to K-mount converter, but swapping might be easier. I'm guessing you'd have to drill holes for screws on the K-mount?

Honestly though, I'm not sure this attachment would work better than simply clipping the camera on a Capture Clip. Either way it frees a hand.
Good points. I haven't looked at this in great detail, but my impression is yes you're going to have to drill the k mount to match the holes on the Nikon. Not sure about the lock either. It seems possible, but complicated.
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I do not know if it would work for you, but i saw something for changing lenses.
A sort of new company is offering a three lens change system that looks reasonably workable.

TriLens? Lens holder - Change lenses in the blink of an eye

Only two problems. First (I am almost inclined to say as usual) it does not have a pentax mount and secondly You need to find a way to attach it to your holdfastgear harness.
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I do not know if it would work for you, but i saw something for changing lenses.
A sort of new company is offering a three lens change system that looks reasonably workable.

TriLens? Lens holder - Change lenses in the blink of an eye

Only two problems. First (I am almost inclined to say as usual) it does not have a pentax mount and secondly You need to find a way to attach it to your holdfastgear harness.
It's been announced some years ago. I've never seen one in the wild, and few reports, so I'm not sure how trustworthy it is.

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To be honest, me neither.
Just looks like a great “concept”

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It's been announced some years ago. I've never seen one in the wild, and few reports, so I'm not sure how trustworthy it is.
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To be honest, me neither.
Just looks like a great “concept”
While in theory it looks pretty cool, in practice having so many lenses on your hips is likely to create unbalance. I find that I much prefer to either use a messenger bag or individual lens pouches. Fixing the camera to a Capture Clip frees my hands and I can use one pouch when working with two lenses.
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