BlackRapid Sport X QD Camera Strap Review – Great New Feature

The BlackRapid Sport X QD strap is a new version of their popular Sport Breath strap that features a quick disconnect (QD) system borrowed from the firearms industry. The strap is available in coyote brown (pictured) as well as a pair of camouflage designs. BlackRapid is targeting this strap at both the camera and the firearms industry, and it looks like the brand is seeking a new audience in that area. Note: On the BlackRapid website, the strap is found in the firearms section only, for some reason. I have been a fan of the QD system for some time. …

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PolarPro Launches New Quickdraw Collection – Reviews Coming Soon

Filter company PolarPro have launched a new series of products today, and none of them are filters. The brand appears to be branching out from the world of filters and filter holders, and I’m guessing that this will just be the start of that expansion. I already have all of these new products in hand, and I have begun work on the reviews. You can expect them on the site within the next couple of weeks. The newly launched Quickdraw collection features three different products: Traverse Strap Mount The Traverse is a quick-release clamp and camera plate system that allows …

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Peak Design Anchor Links

Give an old strap a new lease of life A while back I reviewed the excellent Peak Design Leash camera strap.  As well as liking the low profile nature of the strap, I was also a big fan of the quick release system that uses what Peak Design call ‘Anchors’.  What’s great about the Anchors is that they are small and light and don’t get in the way when you have them attached to your camera and aren’t using a strap. I picked up a ton of the Anchors and put them on all my cameras and even my big …

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REVIEW: Peak Design Slide and Slide Lite Camera Straps (2017 Update)

The Slide and Slide Lite camera straps has been around for a few years, but these updated versions were launched as part of a highly successful Kickstarter campaign at the end of 2017, along with the launch of the Capture Clip V3. Peak Design Strap Lineup Overview Peak Design’s camera strap lineup consists of three different straps – in ascending order of size: Leash, Slide Lite, and Slide. Whilst the Leash is the smallest strap, this doesn’t mean it’s only for small cameras. In fact I often use a Leash with big pro DSLRs simply because I value the incredibly …

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Peak Design Launch New Slide and Slide Lite Camera Straps

NOTE: Since writing this preview post, I have since written a full review of the Slide and Slide Lite straps. These products were launched in a 5-day Kickstarter campaign that raised an incredible $1.4 million! We also had a  hands-on look at the new V3 version of the insanely popular Capture Clip camera quick release system. The we had a good look at the new Pro Pad which works in conjunction with the new (or old) Capture Clip. Now it’s time to take a look at the new versions of the Slide and Slide Lite camera straps that are also …

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