Last updated April 15, 2022
The right strap can turn any dreary camera into a stylish accessory. And if the thought of adding extra bulk to your backpack with a bulky, OEM strap is something you’d rather avoid, you have some options.
With so many strap makers on the scene these days, choosing which one to go for can be overwhelming. We decided to break down a few things that set some apart from others and help you decide which one is best for you:
Price – No surprises here – price plays a big role in just about every purchase decision we make. The good news is that most straps will only set you back anywhere between $20 and $50 (some are even less than $20). However, there are higher-priced options if you’re looking for something extra high end.
Material – There’s leather, woven fabric, cotton and more to choose from when it comes to the strap material . Depending on your taste and preference, one of these materials may be better suited for you than others. For example, cotton tends to feel friendlier on the skin but doesn’t resist moisture too well, so this type of strap may not be the best for shooting in a humid environment. On the other hand, leather is great at resisting moisture but may feel less friendly against your skin after hours of wearing it.
– There’s leather, woven fabric, cotton and more to choose from when it comes to the strap material . Depending on your taste and preference, one of these materials may be better suited for you than others. For example, cotton tends to feel friendlier on the skin but doesn’t resist moisture too well, so this type of strap may not be the best for shooting in a humid environment. On the other hand, leather is great at resisting moisture but may feel less friendly against your skin after hours of wearing it.
Attachment method – Most camera straps attach via either a D-ring, split ring or a button stud. The most common of the three is the split ring connector. Split rings are quick to attach and detach with no added bulk, but they do tend to wiggle around when attached to the camera and can open depending on how you hold your camera (if it’s in your hand and you bend down to pick something up, for example). On the flip side, if you’re using a tripod collar mount on your lens, this style of strap may not work because you need to remove them before attaching a tripod head. Button studs add extra bulk that other methods don’t have but offer more security than split rings since there is no chance of it opening unless forcibly pulled apart.
D-rings are a very secure attachment method but can be difficult to remove and attach.
– Most camera straps attach via either a D-ring, split ring or a button stud. The most common of the three is the split ring connector. Split rings are quick to attach and detach with no added bulk, but they do tend to wiggle around when attached to the camera and can open depending on how you hold your camera (if it’s in your hand and you bend down to pick something up, for example). On the flip side, if you’re using a tripod collar mount on your lens, this style of strap may not work because you need to remove them before attaching a tripod head. Button studs add extra bulk that other methods don’t have but offer more security than split rings since there is no chance of it opening unless forcibly pulled apart. D-rings are a very secure attachment method but can be difficult to remove and attach. Length – This one’s usually pretty easy to figure out based on your preferred shooting style (if you like keeping your camera at your side, for example, then you will probably want something that’s shorter). If you prefer holding your camera up at eye level or above, go for a longer strap.
My Favorite Straps:
What other people consider the BEST Camera Straps:
- ✔SAFETY IN FIRST PLACE-The basis for this great camera strap is a 100cm nylon climbing rope with a diameter of 9 mm ,still flexible but extremely durable. Feels good and you always have the camera under control!
- ✔NECK SHOULDER WRIST-The rope has a length of 100 cm and allows you various carrying options. For example,casually hung over the shoulder,classically around the neck (optimal safety) or simply loosely dangle the camera around the wrist. Find your style and let us know what suits you best!
- ✔UNIQUE DESIGN-The minimalist design of the neck strap fits almost every type of camera and photographer: Stylish, trendy, classic, minimalistic,retro.
- ✔UNIVERSAL MOUNTING-Thanks to the connecting ring, the carrying strap can also be attached to bodys with small eyelets, such as with retro or micro single cameras. In addition, it fits on mirrorless MFT, up to large full-frame DSLR cameras of various brands
- ✔PROMISE-60 days' unconditional replacement or money-back,friendly customer service,12 months quality assurance.
- Light, quick-release camera strap that fits in your pocket and carries over 200 lbs (90kg) of gear.
- Universal compatibility with all cameras, including CANON, NIKON, SONY, FUJI, and other systems.
- Smooth seatbelt-style webbing glides over clothing for fast camera access and all-day comfort.
- Quickly shorten and lengthen using dual aluminum/Hypalon quick-adjusters. Range: 33 to 57 inches.
- Connect Leash to binoculars, rangefinders, tripods, tools, firearms, and more.
- ★【 Classic and High Quality 】 Fashion print cotton canvas webbing and PU leather, The matched nylon and high-tensile plastic fasteners with quick release buckles. Comfortably worn around the shoulder or neck.
- ★【 Suitable For 】 The universal strap with quick release buckles fits for all brands of etc. DSLR SLR cameras, while it can be used for other equipments like phones, binoculars, monoculars, rangefinders, tools, and so on.
- ★【 Adjustable Length 】 Strap length: 28in/71cm; strap width: 1.5in/3.8cm. The adjustable length makes the camera strap applicable to most camera users.
- ★【 Good Design 】 WANBY camera neck shoulder belt strap has an comfortable elastic section around the neck to reduce neck tension,anti-slip layer inside helps you to prevent accidental slip of your expensive camera.
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- 【SECURE & SAFE】Secure is the NO.1 priority when designing this camera strap. Anti-falling plastic buckle to connect with the strap, stainless steel screw to hold the quick plate. Solid metal quick release with anti-slipping rubber padding to securely fasten your camera onto the strap. Extra safety tether to protect your expensive DSLR cameras from accidently fall off.
- 【DURABLE & COMFORTABLE】Made of reinforced durable material. Anti-slip Neoprene pad distributes weight perfectly. With comfortable design shaped to fit perfectly around shoulder for constant use and travel. A zipper pocket for storing extra batteries, memory cards etc on the shoulder.
- 【ADAPTABLE & ADJUSTABLE】20.8 in to 31.5 in adjustable quick release strap with neoprene shoulder pad for a comfortable fit, featuring instant-shoot design for easily taking photos while on the go. Not only ideal camera strap for men, but also great camera sling strap for women.
- 【UNIVERSAL COMPATIBILITY】This camera neck strap is heavy duty and support a full size SLR and zoom. Compatible with any DSLR camera with standard ¼” tripod stud screw. (Includes: CANON EOS Rebel T6i T6s T5i T4i T3i T3 T2i T1i XT XTi XSi SL1 and NIKON D7100 D7000 D5200 D5100 D5000 D3300 D3200 D3100 D3000 D90 D80).
- 【100% SATISFACTION】Perfect for shooting indoor or outdoor, weddings, wildlife, sports or events. Back with waka 100% satisfaction service. Please don't hesitate to contact us via Amazon message system if at any time you aren't completely happy with your purchased, we'll provide you a satisfactory solution.
- 📷WIDE AND COMFORTABLE : The camera strap is made of high quality cotton, retro embroidery process , 2” （5 cm） ultra-wide cotton strap design , more breathable , Wear around your neck , cross body, or over one shoulder ! The wide , comfortable cotton strap will Relieve the pressure on your shoulders and neck when using the camera for extended periods of time,making you more comfortable to use.
- 📷STURDY AND DURABLE: Both end of the camera strap are made of double-layer high-quality cowhide, which is not easy to deform and is more durable. The material connecting both ends of the camera is made of 0.06”（0.15cm） ultra-thick and wear-resistant nylon rope + high-quality PVC lock and cowhide Protective pad + Sturdy round metal buckle, Compatible with all cameras.The camera strap is designed to hold a maximum weight of 30 lbs（13.6 kg）.
- 📷ADJUSTABLE - The camera strap adopts an adjustable design, camera strap measures a Minimum 32”（82cm）Long，Max Size: 61”（155cm）Long，2”（5 cm）Wide，can be adjusted as needed. The wide, comfortable cotton strap will sit perfectly without slipping. Plus, , even when you’re doing an all-day photo shoot with a heavy camera and lenses!It will also make your neck and shoulders more comfortable.
- 📷STRONG COMPATIBILITY：Whether you use a canon camera, Nikon camera or DSLR / SLR camera, our camera strap is designed to provide you with the same performance, reliability and comfort with any camera you can think of. compatible with all popular camera brands including all DSLR / SLR Cameras & camcorder strap，while it can be used for binoculars, monoculars.
- 📷100% SATISFACTION - We provide you with 5-year camera strap product warranty service. Our customers are our NO.1 priority. If you find any product problems after receiving the goods, such as damage, the number of goods is incorrect, please contact the seller immediately. We will solve it for you within 24 hours and provide you with exclusive services
- Durable all-metal clasp secures strap to the mounting base plate.
- Adjustable strap length with soft non-slip ergonomic shoulder pad.
- Zippered accessory pocket allows you to store small accessories for quick access.
- New and reinforced extra strong metal mounting screw with anti-slip rubber pad for a secure fit.
- The included strong camera safety tether provides a backup connection point between your camera and strap for additional security.
- 【Classic and Simple】 This simple and classic camera strap is made of high quality and durable cotton yarn and PU leather.
- 【Strong and Comfy】 Anti-slip surface helps to prevent accidental slip of your expensive equipments.
- 【Adjustable Length】 Ergonomically adjustable length on both ends for all photographers at different heights, total length:54in/137cm; strap length: 28in/71cm; strap width: 1.5in/3.8cm.
- 【Extremely Lightweight】 Soft and sturdy material can help to reduce pressure on the back of neck, while with a weight of approximate 2.3oz/65g makes it comfortable to wear.
- 【Hold all cameras and NOT JUST for cameras】 The latest upgraded version is with a metal triangle which makes the strap perfect in safety and perfectly compatible with Canon, Fuji, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, Sony, Instax, Polaroid etc. DSLR SLR cameras, while it can be used for other equipments like some binoculars, monoculars, rangefinders, tools, and so on.
- Bohemia Style,the personalized and eye-pleasing design will highlight you.This camera strap would make a perfect gift to treat yourself or for the photographer in your life.
- Strong and durable camera strap,the universal interfaces are compatible with cameras of various brands
- Nylon Webbing for Ultimate Durability, Abrasion,Long, wide straps for comfortable and convenient carrying of your camera
- The adjustable length makes the camera strap applicable to most people
- Quick release buckle, your shoulder strap and your camera quickly separated.
- 3 STRAPS IN 1 Our unique Anchor Link connection system lets you instantly reconfigure Slide as sling, neck, or shoulder strap.
- STILL STRONG AS EVER Anchors still hold 200lbs (90kg)
- REVAMPED ANCHORS More secure, fast, and lower profile than ever. New canted/angled Anchors for effortless 1-handed connection. 25% slimmer Anchor housing hardware.
- WEBBING UPGRADE New ultra-smooth nylon webbing with tighter, more durable weave
- OVERMOLDED HARDWARE Strap molded directly into adjustment hardware for significantly lower-profile design
- Compatibility: The neck strap for most DSLR cameras with 2 strap eyelets such as Canon EOS R, RP, R5, R6, T8i, T7, T7i, T6, 90D, 80D, 77D, 7D Mark II, 6D Mark II, 5D Mark IV, SL3, SL2, Nikon D6, D5, DF, D850, D810, D780, D7500, D5600, D3500 Sony A1, A9II, Fujifilm Olympus, etc.
- Unique Design: The 2 sides have 2 small pockets which can hold some accessories such as batteries, lens caps, filters, etc.
- Comfortable & Anti-slip: Comfortable & Durable Neoprene. The comfort curve reduces neck and shoulder fatigue. It adopts anti-slip & wider strap design so you will be able to achieve a better stability when shooting
- Adjustable: The strap attaches to the camera strap eyelet by 2 small hooks. The length is adjustable for different users by using 2 buckles
- Flexibility: The 2 quick-release clips allow you remove the neck strap part easily. And the strap acts as a hand strap by connecting 2 ends after removing the neck strap part
Last update on 2023-12-05 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API.