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Domke Gripper Camera Strap 1.5" with Swivel Quick Release - Black

You Pay: $19.89

Whenever you have to carry your camera outside your bag, these straps provide the same non-slip security as a Domke Shoulder Strap. They come with the hardware needed to attach to any SLR. QR models feature twist-proof quick release extensions. Swivel clips keep the straps lying flat, untangled and easy to buckle/unbuckle. Adjustable length up to 42" (107cm).

NOTE: This strap is 1.5" wide.

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Domke1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Black)
 
4.6

(based on 104 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (76)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable (91)
  • Strong construction (87)
  • Adjustable (83)
  • Does not chafe (54)
  • Well padded (18)

Cons

  • Poorly padded (7)
  • Difficult to attach (3)

Best Uses

  • Supporting camera (66)
  • Comfort (48)
  • Stable (35)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (29), Semi-pro photographer (28), Pro photographer (27), Enthusiast (8), Casual photographer (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (48), Yes (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Betcha can't take just one!

Here's a new concept, products that actually work! I certainly didn't think this would make much difference on my camera & only got it because I hate the original Canon straps...Read complete review

Here's a new concept, products that actually work! I certainly didn't think this would make much difference on my camera & only got it because I hate the original Canon straps (40D w/ grip & 1D Mark III) & if Domke makes a version of what I'm looking for it's pretty much guaranteed that I'll go with them. So anyway the rubber strips on the underside of the strap are absolutely perfect & actually hold the camera in place, like, seriously. No other camera strap I've used has done that so incredibly well plus it's sewn in as part of the strap so it will NEVER peel off. Next the strap itself is the usual amazing Domke quality with enough strength to hold anything you'll EVER strap to it & it's such a simple, non-LookAtTheModelOfMyCameraBeforeYouStealIt style unlike the usual OEM straps. No big bright logo, no brand advertisement, just a simple sturdy strap that will probably last you a lifetime. After receiving mine I went out immediately & bought 3 more for the rest of my camera bodies (30D, Rebel XTi & Elan 7n). Another thing that is great about this item is the way it ALWAYS lays flat over your shoulder. You don't have to straighten it out before you hang it around your neck or arm because the quick release buckles twist like they do on Domke's awesome bags (btw, this is basically a smaller version of the famous straps attached to the Domke shoulder bags, everything is the same except for width).
I have at least one camera on my shoulder at all times throughout the day, usually two (one camera hung over each shoulder) and I didn't realize how wonderful a good strap can feel until I had one.

*note:* There is no padding on these straps & they DO NOT stretch like some of the "bouncy" straps that us Photojournalists despise so much so if you need padding or a "bouncy" strap either figure out a DIY way to add a pad to this or maybe look elsewhere. Part of what makes these straps so sturdy & long-lasting is the way their built & anything added would compromise that. Plus Domke's style has always been strong, simple, low-key, durable photography bags & gear so it wouldn't fit with their idea's i suppose.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Stay away if you use this on your camera

I wanted to check "no" stars but I can't...

Bought a pair within the last four months. Recently, I noticed fraying on the webbing attached to the...Read complete review

I wanted to check "no" stars but I can't...

Bought a pair within the last four months. Recently, I noticed fraying on the webbing attached to the rings supplied by Domke to attach to my cameras. Today, the webbing worked its way out of the rings and the camera dropped to the ground shattering the filter and shade and the zoom is totally stiff from the crash.

In more than 30 years of shooting, I've never had a strap or its hardware fail until now. What a mess this has made of my camera and lens! Stay away from these defective products! I've contacted the manufacturer and will see what happens...

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5.0

Great

By Djembe Records

from Dallas

About Me Pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Adjustable
  • Comfortable
  • Strong Construction
  • Well Padded

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about 1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Black):

      It's a versatile and very good camera strap.

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      • No

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      5.0

      1.5 camera strap

      By peter

      from San Rafael ca 94903

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Adjustable
      • Comfortable
      • Does not Chafe
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Comfort
        • Stabilizing
        • Supporting Camera

        Comments about 1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Navy):

        great strap
        one of the best camera straps I have used
        Easy to detach the strap
        I whish they made the stap a little longer
        2Nd make the strap wider to a 2"or 2 1/2 "

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        • No

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        3.0

        O ring challenge

        By a MD bird watcher

        from southern MD

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Supporting Camera

            Comments about 1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Black):

            I have not used it very long, but so far I have had 2 issues (one is minor, and the other may be based on the first one). I cannot figure out how to use the piece of leather that was included (it is supposed to go with the O ring somehow, I think as a safeguard). The diagram provided which shows it, is not very helpful (hard to see, and leather does not fit well - it is too tight).

            I had a mishap once when I was simply walking, the O ring came unattached to the camera body. Somehow the canvas strap had worked its way into the ring and gotten twisted around far enough to come out of the ring completely, this happened on its own.

            Fortunately I caught the camera before it hit the ground!

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            • No

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            4.0

            My go-to camera strap

            By ESB

            from Brooklyn, NY

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Adjustable
            • Comfortable
            • Does not Chafe
            • Inconspicuous
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

            • Quick-releases

            Best Uses

            • Stabilizing
            • Supporting Camera

            Comments about 1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Navy):

            I love the Domke Gripper straps. Well made, very classy-looking, nothing to stretch (I don't like neoprene, as I sometimes use my strap to help stabilize my camera) and no markings--makes for a good stealth strap when shooting in an unfamiliar crowd. (Doesn't shout TOURIST or JOURNALIST. Doesn't shout anything.)The 1.5" with the swivels is a blessing and a curse... I like the swivels, they let me flip the strap over to the non-grippy side if I'm going to be doing a lot of shooting , to keep the camera maneuverable over my shoulder, much like a sling-strap. And of course if I'm just going to be walking around I can flip it back to the grippy side for security. But I am not a big fan of the quick releases that come with the swivels. Just about the only use I've ever had for them is to attach my camera to my frame pack when backpacking, but I rarely do this and the quick-releases just strike me as a way to make the camera more steal-able. That might be me over-thinking it though... I've got a Domke Gripper on every one of my cameras, and I intend to buy another for each future camera.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Perfect Strap - Tried many.

            By Photoguyfromcanada

            from Toronto

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Adjustable
            • Comfortable
            • Does not Chafe
            • Strong Construction
            • Well Padded

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Comfort
              • Stabilizing
              • Supporting Camera

              Comments about 1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Black):

              Best strap out there. I've tried Black Rapids and this one takes the cake. Simple, Nice Looking, Cheap, Durable, what more can you ask for?

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              • No

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              4.0

              Recommended

              By luis

              from San Juan

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adjustable
              • Comfortable
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about 1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Black):

                  This 1.5" version spreads the weight better than the 1" and is suited for handling a DSLR. Inintially I wasn't sure about the usefulness of the swivel quick release, but it helps keep the strap straigt. It is relatively light compared to other larger/padded straps. It is low-key without any flashy branding, unlike the ones that come with DSLRs.

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                  5.0

                  Great Strap

                  By MS

                  from Los Angeles, CA

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adjustable
                  • Comfortable
                  • Does not Chafe
                  • Strong Construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Comfort

                    Comments about 1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Black):

                    This is a great strap. I bought this to replace the canon strap that came with my 5DIII. The strap is very comfortable and am very happy with it.

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                    • No

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                    3.0

                    great grip

                    By me

                    from Los angeles

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable

                    Cons

                    • Chafes

                    Best Uses

                    • Supporting Camera

                    Comments about 1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Black):

                    Great grip, convenient release, only drawback: will start to fray after a while, definitely not built to last.

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                    4.0

                    Solid Replacement

                    By UWBeaker

                    from Madison, WI

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Adjustable
                    • Comfortable

                    Cons

                    • Noisy

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about 1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Black):

                      I was looking for a quick release option and this fit the bill. Only concern is that the clips then rattle a bit - trade off. Won't be able to sneak up on someone with this.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Favorite straps

                      By Eagle

                      from Burlington, VT

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Adjustable
                      • Comfortable
                      • Does not Chafe
                      • Strong Construction

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Comfort
                        • Supporting Camera

                        Comments about 1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Black):

                        I use the 1.5" strap on my EOS 3, EOS 1 and Pentax K-5; and the 1" strap on my smaller cameras. Good grip on the shoulder, very flexible and foldable.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Nice improvement over factory strap

                        By oldtrekguy

                        from Moscow, Idaho

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Adjustable
                        • Comfortable
                        • Strong Construction

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Supporting Camera

                          Comments about 1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Black):

                          This strap attaches to the camera body with round split rings, and includes small leather washers to protect the camera body. This all works well on my Nikon D200, but it may not work as well with other bodies. The strap itself is grippy on the shoulder, and distributes the weight of the camera well. I have had Domke bags for a number of years, and have always been pleased with the quality and durability.

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                          5.0

                          Great strap!

                          By Patrick

                          from Chicago, Illinois

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Pros

                          • Comfortable
                          • Does not Chafe
                          • Strong Construction

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Supporting Camera

                            Comments about 1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Black):

                            I carry A D800 with a 70-200 on one shoulder and this strap works perfectly. It grips my clothing, and spreads the weight so I am not hurting the next day. I actually love the fact that there is no logo on it and you can unhook the strap when not needed.

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                            • No

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                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            3.0

                            Good straps

                            By blairgable

                            from Ottawa

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Adjustable
                            • Comfortable

                            Cons

                            • Fray
                            • Poorly Padded
                            • Rubber Wears Out

                            Best Uses

                            • Supporting Camera

                            Comments about 1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Black):

                            The straps fray with extensive use.

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                            • No

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                            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Timeless and still one of the best

                            By adesso

                            from Charleston, SC

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Adjustable
                            • Comfortable
                            • Strong Construction

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Supporting Camera

                              Comments about 1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Black):

                              I've used Domke straps for over 15 years. The basic design of the strap hasn't changed and its features that made them great when they first hit the market are still the best features of the strap today. The gripper portion of the strap ensures that it won't slide off your shoulder unexpectantly and the swivel joints and quick releases guarantee against twisting and tangling. There isn't a "normal" camera strap out there that can compare. This is a no frills strap that can be depended on no matter the shooting situation.

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                              • No

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                              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              DOMKE 1.5

                              By NORSEMAN

                              from SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Adjustable
                              • Comfortable
                              • Does not Chafe
                              • Strong Construction

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about 1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Black):

                                  THIS IS THE 3RD DOMKE STRAP THAT I HAVE PURCHASSED BECAUSE THE OTHER TWO HAVE PREFORMED FLAWLESSLY. CONSTRUCTION AND MATERIALS USED IN THEIR MANUFACTURE SHOULD LAST A LIFETIME. I HAVE THREE OF THEIR BAGS, TWO MODEL F7's and one F4. I STARTED WITH THESE BAGS AND FOUND THEM RUGGED, SOLIDY MADE, WELL DESIGNED, COULD TAKE EVERYDAY USE, AND FOUND THEM WITHOUT FAULT. WHEN IT CAME TO REPLACING THE STRAPS I WAS USEING, THERE WAS NO QUESTION AS TO WHICH STRAP I WOULD CONCIDER. THESE ARE WELL MADE AND DESIGNED FOR HEAVY-DUTY EVERYDAY USE AND I DO NOT WORRY ABOUT A FAILURE OF THE CLASP. THESE STRAPS, WITH THEIR ANTI-SKID RUBBERIZED STRIPS WEAVED INTO THE BOTTOM KEEPS THEM IN PLACE WHEN ON MY SHOULDER. WITHOUT QUESTION THEY HAVE SERVED ME WELL.

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                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  4.0

                                  Excellent strap by Domke

                                  By agarciat

                                  from Montevideo, UY

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Adjustable
                                  • Comfortable
                                  • Strong Construction

                                  Cons

                                  • Chafes
                                  • Poorly Padded

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Comfort
                                  • Supporting Camera

                                  Comments about 1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Black):

                                  I was looking for a comfortable and discreet strap that can safely carry my D7000. The belt supports the D7000 and 24-70mm together without problems. Plus I love the combination with my Domke bag. Which I'm about to change. I am very glad I made this purchase. This is the expected quality of any product Domke.

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                                  • No

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                                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  The Perfect Strap

                                  By Rit

                                  from Pittsburgh, PA

                                  About Me Photography Student

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Comfortable
                                  • Strong Construction

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about 1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Black):

                                      Switched from Canon's factory strap to this one. It isn't stiff and swivels so there is no fighting with it. It is strong and the weaved in rubber grips keep the strap in place while on the shoulder. A great strap made in the USA.

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                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      Wide strap handles larger cameras well

                                      By Angus Parker

                                      from San Francisco, CA

                                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Adjustable
                                      • Comfortable
                                      • Strong Construction
                                      • Swivels

                                      Cons

                                      • Poorly Padded

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Comfort
                                      • Stabilizing
                                      • Supporting Camera

                                      Comments about 1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Navy):

                                      Using the strap on a Nikon D600 and some medium format Fuji Rangefinders. It's strong, with a rubber grip on the back of the strap. What's more there is no branding on it - a big plus (who want's to scream Nikon or Canon?) It swivels on both sides between the strap and the connection so you won't get in a tangle. All in all a great product that does what it is supposed to do.

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                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      My Favorite Strap Ever

                                      By farff

                                      from Jackson, Miss.

                                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Adjustable
                                      • Comfortable
                                      • Does not Chafe
                                      • Strong Construction

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Stabilizing
                                        • Supporting Camera

                                        Comments about 1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Black):

                                        This is my second 1.5" Domke strap (I also have a 1" Domke strap). I LOVE these straps! Very durable, great grip on your shoulder, even with a heavy camera and they don't scream camera strap like Canon and Nikon factory straps do.

                                        My first two Domke straps have been in use for years and are still going strong. When I got another body, there was no question as to what strap I would use! These are the best.

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                                        • Yes

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                                        4.0

                                        Great Product but slips sometimes

                                        By Tater Todd

                                        from Ontario, Canada

                                        About Me Pro Photographer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Adjustable
                                        • Comfortable
                                        • Does not Chafe
                                        • Looks great
                                        • Strong Construction

                                        Cons

                                        • Slips The Odd Time

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Comfort
                                        • Stabilizing
                                        • Supporting Camera

                                        Comments about 1.5" Web Camera Strap with Swivel Quick Release (Tan):

                                        I love domke. I own a domke camera bag and its the best camera bag i've ever owned. I bought this strap for my fuji x100. It stays on it full time. It looks great and stays most of the time. The odd time the strap will slip if i'm bent over to far. I think a gripper strap should grip but most of the time it's a great strap.

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                                        • No

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