Posts Tagged ‘camerastrap’

ONA Partners with Charity: Water on a Camera Strap that Looks Good While Doing Good

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ONA products are best known for their fashion-savvy looks and impressive build quality, but their latest product takes it one step further by doing some good while looking good. It’s called the Sahel, and it’s the result of a partnership between ONE and charity: water that will net the charity ‘part’ of the proceeds. Read more…

Nikon Partners with BlackRapid on Fancy New ‘Quick-Draw’ Shoulder Straps

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Quietly announced alongside the Nikon D4s is a new pair of accessories from Nikon. Partnering with BlackRapid’s Ron Henry, Nikon has created a series of “Quick-Draw Straps” that the company hopes will blow away the standard straps that come with most DSLRs. Read more…

UltraPlate Gives Your Camera Two Tripod Mounting Points On the Cheap

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About a month ago, we shared a Kickstarter for something called the Fusion Plate. The product made it easy to go from using a sling-style strap — something many photographers prefer to the traditional — to using a tripod without having to mess with screwing anything in.

The Fusion Plate has since far-surpassed its funding goal, but if you didn’t get a chance to buy one of those, or if the $65 price tag was just a little out of reach, the folks at JOBY have announced a more affordable alternative. Read more…

Colorful Fashion-Forward Camera Straps Made From Climbing Rope and Chains

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New York-Based designers Sarah Frances Kuhn (SFK) and Meredith Wendell are teaming up to bring a little bit more fashion into the world of photography. Only their fashion accessories won’t be displayed on a model standing in front of your camera, they’ll be keeping your camera securely attached to you.

The two designers have joined forces to create a new limited-edition run of colorful, fashionable (and also expensive) camera straps that are made from climbing rope, italian leather, polished chain and plaid. Read more…

CamCuff is Half Fashion Accessory For You, Half Safety Strap for Your Camera

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We’re not sure how many punk rock fans moonlight as photographers (or the other way around), but those who do may find the new CamCuff a tempting camera accessory. It’s a fashion accessory wrist cuff that doubles as a camera strap for those of you who aren’t big on the neck variety.
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Peak Design Unveils Leash, the Optimus Prime of Camera Straps

If you’ve ever had to take traditional camera straps on and off your camera, you probably know how annoying the task is. Peak Design, makers of the Capture camera clip system, wants to change the way people think about and use straps. The company has unveiled a new strap called the Leash, a versatile accessory that can take on different configurations and be used for multiple purposes.
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MIOPS: Smartphone Controllable High Speed Camera Trigger

MIOPS is a new smartphone-controlled camera trigger that combines all of the features photographers want in a high-speed camera trigger into one convenient device.

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How to Use a Heavy-Duty Laptop Bag Strap with Your Camera

Laptop bag straps make for pretty comfortable camera straps since they’re designed for carrying a good amount of weight on your shoulders, but they usually come with clasps that aren’t compatible with strap mounts. Nano_Burger has the solution: add clasp-friendly loops to your camera using some thin strapping, staples, and Gorilla glue. The sturdy loops will last the lifetime of the camera, and can be cut off if you ever decide to switch to a different strap.

Cheap and Easy Camera Strap (via Lifehacker)

DIY Camera Strap Made of Nylon Rope

Photographer Jared Krause made this simple camera strap for shooting on the streets of Toronto. The length of nylon rope he used cost just $2.50. Due to cold weather, Krause almost always wears the strap outside a jacket or sweatshirt, but if you’re shooting in warmer weather it might be wise to add some padding for comfort.

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Image credits: Photographs by Jared Krause and used with permission

Make Your Own Custom-Painted Camera Strap Using Cotton Webbing

Design Lovefest has a tutorial on how you can make a custom-designed camera strap using 1 1/2-inch natural cotton webbing and acrylic craft paint.

Make It Camera Strap (via Craftzine)

How to Make a DIY Camera Wristlet

Elizabeth Giorgi of Being Geek Chic made this step-by-step video tutorial teaching how to make a stylish DIY camera wristlet using some fabric and iron-on fusible.

DIY Weekend: Camera wristlet (via DIYP via Make)