I saw somewhere that a large and heavy telephoto lens had an attachment for a neck strap, that replaces the neck strap for the camera body.

It was, I think, a Nikon 200-400mm lens. But I'm not sure.

In all cases, is there an attachment like this on a Nikon80-400mm?


I often attach a strap to the tripod collar on my larger lenses. For this I use those oversized idiot straps and just make a girth hitch through the threaded hole where you normally attach to a tripod.

I think it's great alternative to buying a dedicated collar which is going to be way overpriced.

  • +1. Good alternative. So the collars shipped with 200-400mm or 80-400mm don't have those attachments for neck strap? – Arseni Mourzenko Nov 25 '10 at 18:01

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.