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The Best Camera Straps for Every Type of Photographer

Upgrading this simple accessory will improve your photography

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Every camera comes with some sort of strap, and straps are important. But stock camera straps aren't usually very comfortable and don't always suit our needs. If you're looking to upgrade, check out these five well-reviewed straps that won’t break the bank. 

Peak Design Leash ($40)

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The minimalist Leash has snap-on anchor links that make attaching the strap to the camera a breeze. You can adjust the strap two different ways so you get a custom fit, whether you want to wear it around your neck or across your shoulder.

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Movo Photo NS-6 Neoprene Camera Wrist Strap ($15)

If you want to keep your camera handy without wearing it around your neck or shoulder, this simple neoprene strap will keep it secured to your wrist. Don't worry about dropping it when you’re getting that epic shot while hanging over the rim of the canyon.

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BlackRapid Backpack ($50)

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If you lug a camera on hikes often, simplify your system with this strap which attaches to your backpack via simple carabiners and has an extra lock for added security. It lets your camera hang at your hip for easy access and prevents need both a camera strap and a backpack.

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Tap & Dye Legacy Camera Wrist Strap ($50)

(Tap & Dye)

While it's light on performance feature, this simple strap is a stylish option for travelers and urban photographers. Made from full-grain cowhide, the edges are left unfinished for a vintage look. 

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Topo Designs Camera Strap ($30)

(Topo Designs)

Bomb-proof climbing rope gives this strap instant street cred at the crag. The fact that it’s lightweight and made in Colorado doesn't hurt either.

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