Keeping your camera at the ready can be a pain in the neck – literally. A camera that feels light in your hand can feel like it’s breaking your neck after wearing it on a neck strap for a while. Spider Holster makes camera carrying systems, including the Black Widow Holster designed for entry to mid-level DSLRs, point-and-shoot cameras, and camcorders. The Black Widow Holster slides onto a sturdy belt (your own or one from Black Widow) to hold your camera at your waist. The system comes with a pin that screws into the tripod mount in the bottom of most cameras; once installed, this pin slides into the locking groove on the Black Widow. Your camera is held securely until you release the lock. You can buy extra pins if you have multiple cameras, and Spider Holster sells a plate that can be used with your camera’s quick-release tripod connector. The Black Widow Holster is $49.99; accessories range from about $8 to $16. There is a weight limit for the cameras that can be used with the Black Widow; you can check out the information at the Black Widow page. If your cameras exceed the limit, you can use the SpiderPro Holster System.
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