If you’re looking for a secure but flexible way to strap your camera to your body, this DIY C-loop connection keeps your camera safe but allows for easy movement and adjustment.
Photographer Derek Cooke wanted a C-loop connection for his camera without shelling out a ton of money for a commercial model. He writes:
I took a trip to the hardware store and voila! problem solved. All you need is about five bucks worth of stuff: metal and rubber washers, a 1/4” eye bolt and some kind of locking or spring loaded chain link or carabiner. Throw it all in the bottom of your camera and attach your favorite strap and thats it. One of my cameras has the original Nikon strap attached to the link and the other has an old guitar strap.
Hit up the link below for additional info and tips on sizing the parts correctly.