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moving into the world beyond point and shoot, i am starting to wonder-
how do you secure your rig while diving? are you holding it the whole time?? if so, do you have a lanyard of some sort attached as a backup?
what about shore dives? are you walking in holding your camera?
Couple of stainless clips tied to a piece of small bungee cord. Put a split ring on the camera tray. Then you can clip the camera tightly to a d-ring when needed, and still have it attached to a piece of bungee at all times for extra safety while shooting.
I have a brass swivel eye on a d-ring at my hip that I clip the camera into. Don't use it much as I've got a near death grip on my camera throughout my entire dive. I used a lanyard at one point, but it seemed to get in my way a lot. I try not to put myself in situations where I'm likely to lose the camera--I leave the camera behind if the conditions are really harsh since it probably doesn't make for great pictures anyway. Good conditions no problem!
I clip it off a shoulder D-ring on challenging dives and just warp the coil around my wrist on shallow dives.
Used that for over 12 years with my S&S MM II...When I went to a Canon digital last year(with no strobe) I just clip off the lanyard on a BC D-ring via a snap bolt---the camera setup is positive bouyant & I love it that away--always know where it is..lol..
I use two lanyards attached to the housing. This works great if I need to use hands for any reason other than photography (current, helping another diver, etc). The clips work very nicely to hold the camera close. When shooting I release the clips for extra length, but it is still attached.
The other security item is excellent insurance coverage.
Hope the pics below help. The third photo is a do it yourself handle for the rig that has worked really well handing the camera from a boat to me. I have a similar set-up for strobes.