Best camera strap: 6 top models tested and rated

Best camera strap: 6 top models tested and rated

Best Camera Strap: OP/TECH USA Pro Strap

Best Camera Strap: OP/TECH USA Pro Strap

Price: £15, $20
Buy it: www.optechusa.com
A conventional neck strap, the Pro Strap features a wide neoprene neck pad that’s available in a variety of colours and attached via two quick-release catches.

Comfort from the wide neck pad is generally very good, although its width and square-cut neoprene edges may not suit those with shorter necks.

The positioning of the quick-release clips so high up really isn’t ideal, as the majority of the strap is still left attached to the camera.

To compound problems, the clips can also potentially catch on things when you are out and about.

Our verdict

Pros… Wide neoprene neck pad is generally good. Attached by two quick-release clips
Cons… Not great for those with shorter necks. The clips could potentially catch on objects

Score: 3/5

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