Dear Crissy

Capturing Couture: Unique camera straps

I have a confession to make. Up until this week, I’ve been rocking the standard Nikon camera strap that came with my DSLR. There is nothing wrong with using the default camera strap, but let’s face it, there are certainly some better choices out there that provide both comfort and style.

I’ve now officially retired my trusty Nikon strap, and swapped it for a camera strap that is truly unique. Her name (yes, my camera strap is now a “she”) is Ella, one of the designs available in the 2″ SLR/DSLR camera strap collection from Capturing Couture.

Capturing Couture Camera Strap

Before I begin my review, I wanted to share this bit of text from the Capturing Couture Web site that I found particularly inspiring:

Capturing Couture was founded by two working moms, with an obsessive creative passion, spirited ambition,
and fearless work ethic to make magic happen!

I’m not at all surprised that this product was conceived and developed by two smart, stylish moms. When you browse the selection of straps in their shop, you will be struck immediately by the quality and beauty of Capturing Couture’s camera straps. The design choices are fresh, funky, romantic and modern. They also offer a variety of straps designed with men in mind, and I’m sure male photographers who are looking for a way to dress up their equipment appreciate that!

Crissy and Capturing Couture

I think I’ve expressed thoroughly now that I think Capturing Couture’s straps are complete eye candy, but I would also like to point out that they are also extraordinarily comfortable, thanks to the neckpad sewn into each strap. The pad is made of a plush velvet, and feels wonderful on your skin. This is quite important for working photographers, as the wear and tear that your equipment can put on you physically after a long day of shooting can be immense. It’s best to take every opportunity to spare your body some wear and tear, and the wonderful padded neck straps from Capturing Couture are really helpful.

Bokeh Strap

I would recommend Capturing Couture’s camera straps to any of my photographer-colleagues, and also to my friends and family who are looking for a fun, stylish accessory for their camera! I am also thrilled to have the opportunity to give one of you a Capturing Couture camera strap–how cool is that? Following is the gorgeous strap you could win:

Capturing Couture provided me with a camera strap for review. Although product was provided, the opinions expressed in this blog post are entirely my own.

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  1. Chira — April 21, 2010 @ 3:37 am (#)

    Now following you on Twitter: @onepaged!

    I love the Mod Geo strap, but I also love the Houndstooth strap and The Caddy (I’ve got a thing for plaid and classic patterns).


  2. small burst — April 21, 2010 @ 4:03 am (#)

    I love the Ella, Tangerine Dream and Orchid Bliss!


  3. small burst — April 21, 2010 @ 4:11 am (#)

    I need to add the Men’s Caddy on the love list. I’m now a fan of caputuring coutour via FB.


  4. Veronique — April 21, 2010 @ 4:40 am (#)

    Two days in a row! I’m working overtime! :) I already follow you on twitter. The Turq organza had me at hello!


  5. Mel — April 21, 2010 @ 4:41 am (#)

    I’m a fan of Dear Chrissy on Facebook. :)


  6. Veronique — April 21, 2010 @ 4:41 am (#)

    Fan of Capturing Couture on facebook (btw Crissy your link is broken).


  7. Veronique — April 21, 2010 @ 4:42 am (#)

    Fan of Dear Crissy on facebook :)


  8. Veronique — April 21, 2010 @ 4:42 am (#)

    I follow you on Google Connect.


  9. Veronique — April 21, 2010 @ 4:43 am (#)

    I follow CapturingCouture on twitter.


  10. Mel — April 21, 2010 @ 4:43 am (#)

    I follow you on Twitter!

    And my favorite strap….Is the Cori. It’s in the men’s section and is gender friendly for both my husband and I. :)


  11. Veronique — April 21, 2010 @ 4:43 am (#)

    (Btw that last twitter link is also broken).

    I tweeted about the contest.


  12. Mel — April 21, 2010 @ 4:44 am (#)
  13. Shannon — April 21, 2010 @ 5:07 am (#)

    I love Alicia. And I’m following you on twitter.


  14. FireMom — April 21, 2010 @ 5:41 am (#)

    I’m following you on twitter, I’m FireMom.

    I like the Orchid Leaves strap because it’s green. :)


  15. small burst — April 21, 2010 @ 6:01 am (#)

    and tweeted about the contest.

    **this is actually Crissy, I adjusted Small Burst’s comments to reflect two separate comments for adding on FB and tweeting.


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you are beautiful. hope to see you soon!