Is this quick-release magnetic camera strap a game changer?

Spinn Swift-Lock
(Image credit: Spinn)

A new Kickstarter has been launched for a magnetic quick-release strap developed by the German company Spinn. 

"Camera-carrying systems" such as straps, holsters and harnesses are a necessity when it comes to carrying around your camera, but they can often be cumbersome and get in the way of shooting. The Swift-Lock by Spinn looks to combat this by using a magnetic clip in an easy-to-use system that takes seconds to clip and unclip your camera from the strap. 

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Kalum Carter
Staff Writer

Kalum Carter is a photographer, photo editor and writer based in the UK, and for almost a decade he has worked with brands and publications to create, edit, and sequence imagery. Having recently graduated with a Master's Degree in Photography from the University of the West of England (UWE), Kalum joined Digital Camera World as a Staff Writer, covering news, reviews, and his biggest passion – photography books! 

Kalum's photography has been published and exhibited around the world, and he continues to photograph on a project-by-project basis. He is currently working on a personal project capturing the people and landscape of Gower, South Wales. Currently untitled, this body of work will be exhibited for the National Trust later this year.