Carrying my camera for hours starts to hurt my back towards the end of the day. Sometimes, I just want to hold my camera in my hands but I'm terrified of dropping it on the ground or worse, someone knocking into me. I went to my favorite store (b+h photo) to check out their selection of hand straps they. After some debate, I purchased the Sunpak Hand Strap for a mear $14.95 and it is seriously the best $15.00 dollars I have ever spent!
I love toting my camera and lenses in my incase bag and then using my camera with the just hand strap to shoot my photos. Honestly, it's so liberating to move around without a strap around your neck but still feel secure with your camera secure to your hand. Yup, good decision!
*photo from b+h photo (obviously). get yours here.