Why don't stock DSLR camera straps have quick-releases on them? And where can I find a simple strap that does?
I have a D7000 and recently got a BlackRapid RS7 strap for it. I love the RS7, but there are times when I'd rather have just a simple strap attached to the eyelets on the camera. The standard Nikon ...
While perusing the local Craigslist photo/video listings, I saw someone trying to sell something called an L-plate. What the heck is an L-plate?
Can you point me to some brand which build tripod's head which accept the Arca Swiss plates system? I know Arca have a ball head, but I want to know if some other companies provides such heads (I ...
I am looking for a quick release plate to add to my existing tripod head, which is Arca Swiss compatible and has a lever. Its important to me that the camera locks the once inserted. Tightening the ...
From what I understand the L-plates and the camera specific anti-twist plates are only made for the Arca Swiss quick release system. Am I right? Are there no anti-twist plates or L-plates that are ...
I'm used with Manfrotto's QR2 release system and I find it really quick when I need to detach the camera from the tripod and shot hand-held. I do this rather often when I alternate long-exposure shots ...
Many manufacturers offer Arca-Swiss type plates and I noticed there are a wide range of materials used for such plates. The ones I've seen are: Bare metal Rubber Cork What are the pros and cons ...
Some overlooked detail in photography are quick release systems. I found it tough to get good information about them, and since they tend to be rather expensive I'd like to hear pros and cons of ...
I have a ballhead: Markins Q-Ball Q20 with Lever Release which I use for my Nikon D90. I just bought a HF G10 Canon camcorder and would like to mount it on the Markins. What is a cheap and good ...
To save bulk I have been interested in the Acratech GP-ss ballhead lately. It takes a quick-release plate which has to be selected according to the camera. This is problematic for me because I use 5 ...