/ how to take photos whilst on the wall.
Depends on what gear you are carrying with you. If it's a single camera/lens then thats obvious, but if you are likely to be changing lenses then you'll need to go buy something suitable.
I've a selection of bags depending on what i am doing. On one shoot i was spending 6 hours shooting mates on a 5 pitch route in the Blue mountains, I had to rap down 80 meters (120 off the ground) i took with me a couple of lenses and this bag http://store.lowepro.com/stealth-reporter-d400-aw attached a sling and jumar to it then clipped it onto the rope so i could access whichever lens i wanted. The zip top made it very easy to switch lenses.
the little lowepro 110aw is fine if you only have a camera and lens http://store.lowepro.com/apex-110-aw the good thing about lowepro camera bags are that when you unzip the lid the bag doesn't tilt, so your camera won't fall out (well it shouldn't !!!) I've actually got one of these but no longer use it.
Why will it get wet at the wall? And you certainly don't need a camera bag if indoors. Just attach a sling from camera to harness. If you climb with a camera in a bag/rucksac it never comes out, so consequently no photos. My cameras are bashed to hell but I do get pictures.
I think he's referring to the cliff as the wall - either that or he's a drooler !!!!. Not exactly the clearest of threads though is it !
To protect the camera while it's out of the clip and in my hands, I have a Leash which is the compatible camera strap, using it in the leash configuration, attached to the capture clip - so if the worst happens and I drop it, int won't hit the floor (you can adjust how long it is if necessary).
I was looking for a good solution for taking my camera up the wall, and this works really well for me.
Then if I'm taking up another bag with lenses/whatever it will be clipped onto my harness with another crab/sling/etc as you'd expect...
thanks that's really useful
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