What’s the best way to carry a tripod when out on a long shoot? Below we show you three of the best techniques every professional photographer uses, which you won’t find in any guide book.
When you have to carry a tripod over field and glen between suitable shooting photo locations it can become a bit tedious.
Taking your camera off your tripod and packing it away in its holdall may seem like the safest option, but as light and scenery changes, picture-taking opportunities can rear up out of nowhere.
Having your gear ready to rumble will encourage you to take that award-winning shot.
How to carry a tripod
1 Over the shoulder
The best way between short stops in the field. Ready to rock and roll without messing around for every composition.
2 One hand carry
Excellent for longer jaunts, or in cities where tripods are a menace. Angle the lens upwards to prevent knocks.
3 Hands free
Tackle rough terrain by tucking the tripod underneath your backpack’s front straps. Sit the lens on your shoulder.