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BlackRapid Curve Breathe Camera Sling

Kirkp

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For the past four years I’ve been using an inexpensive Altura sling for my APS-C camera. I‘m glad I did as it convinced me that I like slings, but it had some design issues so I wanted to upgrade. I debated between the Peak Design Slide Lite and BlackRapid Curve Breathe. They both seem well designed and suited to my purposes and APS-C gear.

I ended up deciding on the BlackRapid, as it seems better suited to hiking. The Peak Design would be great for urban shooting. I may eventually end up with both. My only issue is that the rubber on the camera attachment slightly interferes with closing the screen all the way, but that’s more of a gripe with the camera design than with the attachment, and it doesn’t seem to create a problem. Other than that, it’s a pleasure to use for birding—very well designed. I always use the safety strap, which is now included with the product.

Here are URLs for the BlackRapid Curve Breathe
https://www.blackrapid.com/curve-breathe-cross-body-strap-for-mirrorless-cameras/

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…the Peak Design Slide Lite
https://www.peakdesign.com/products/slide-lite

…and the Altura strap.
https://alturaphoto.com/altura-photo-rapidfiretm-quick-release-sling-shoulder-neck-strap.html

I’ve got no relationship to the manufacturers. I’m just trying to help others.
 
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