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Jared and Greg using BlackRapid

Jared Polin October 9, 2010 9

At a recent wedding Greg and I both used our BlackRapid Straps. I used the RS-7 and Greg used the RS DR-1 Double Strap allowing him to capture images that he would not have been able to in the past.

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RS-7 on B&H Photo DR-1 on B&H Photo

9 Comments »

  1. Jon Donnis October 9, 2010 at 4:56 pm -

    You look like Lee Curreri in that first pic :) back in his Fame days :)

  2. shayne weltmer October 9, 2010 at 6:46 pm -

    I’m so stinkin’ jealous!

  3. stillpoint October 9, 2010 at 7:28 pm -

    I just received my RS7 earlier this week. Very nice. Very comfortable. Very handy. Very slick. I ordered my direct from Black Rapid as Amazon did not have the R-3 connector (the site only mentioned the R-2). The only tough thing about this transition was taking off the old Nikon strap!

  4. Giorgio October 10, 2010 at 9:42 am -

    I have a little afraid of sticking my camera with only one screw: is there a security lock? (something prevent unscrewing). Did you feel confident with a 70-200 f/2.8 attached?

  5. Rick R October 10, 2010 at 1:34 pm -

    Is Greg scaring the bride?

    I thought the best angle was eye level or looking up?

  6. Mike October 10, 2010 at 5:37 pm -

    I’ve been using the RS7 for few weeks now, and it’s way better than the standard neck strap! Very comfortable, less back/neck strain.

  7. Alexander October 11, 2010 at 1:04 am -

    Common! You do not need straps, most of photo profeesionals even do not have a strap on a camera.

    • Jared Polin October 11, 2010 at 10:38 am -

      @alexander there are times when you are shooting where the straps come in very very handy other times I do not use a strap like in the studio.

  8. Mike in Tulsa October 11, 2010 at 11:37 am -

    That’s an excellent shot of Jared in the church or synagogue. Great job, Greg!!!