For the few photographers out there who have read their camera manual and followed it to the letter, the chances are you’ve got the common curse of ‘spare camera strap flap’.
You know, that annoying little bit of camera strap that sprouts from the buckle and whacks you in the eye every time you compose a frame.
Follow our tried and tested method for securing cameras that the pros love. We believe this is the best camera strap adjustment you can make. Once you use it you’ll never go back!
How to set up your camera strap the professional way
1 Strap it up
Start by threading the camera’s strap through the strap mount from the outside edge and back up through the plastic eyelet.
2 Pass it through
Take the strap through the top hole of the buckle and into the loop area. Open up the loop area so that it passes through easily.
3 Bend it back
Pass it back towards the buckle and through the bottom buckle hole so the flap sits in between inner and outer straps.
4 Nice and tight
Adjust the strap in small tweaks and ensure that the flap falls short of the mount. Pull the eyelet up to secure the straps.