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You Never Know

Nov 22, 2013 Category: Photography

Yesterday, I was sitting at my desk here at BlackRapid studios and realized I hadn’t seen daylight since early morning.  Needing to get up and move, I decided to take a walk in the chilled, but clear, November air.  Out of habit, I grabbed my Sony NEX-7, hoping that there was some juice in the battery.

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The End of the DSLR?

Nov 14, 2013 Category:

There seems to be an ongoing debate regarding whether or not the DSLR will go the way of film in the near future.  With the improvement of cell phone cameras, Micro 4/3s and mirrorless cameras, some people seem to think there won’t be any need for the big, bulky and heavy DSLRs.  Up until now, I’ve written off the debate as a premature.  Until now…

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Q: If I purchase the ProtectR, do I also need to get the Buck cover?

Nov 13, 2013 By BlackRapid | Category: FAQs

A: No. The ProtectR is designed to also cover the buckle on the straps that have one, like the Curve, Metro, Kick, DR1, and DR2. The ProtectR is a great way to add peace of mind while traveling in areas where theft is a potential problem. It comes in regular length and also a long version for our taller customers. It covers the length of the webbing that lays against the back with 1.5 cm steel cable and guards against someone trying to cut the webbing from behind and run off with your gear. It also covers the buckle on the back so that it cannot be opened unexpectedly.