restrap unveils shoot magnetic camera straps
restrap unveils shoot magnetic camera straps restrap unveils shoot magnetic camera straps
feb 22, 2015

restrap unveils shoot magnetic camera straps

restrap unveils shoot magnetic camera straps
all images courtesy of restrap




‘shoot’ is a new line of hand-made camera straps by restrap, a british brand working from leeds. the line boasts that it takes less than one second to attach a camera to the ‘shoot’ strap, all through the power of magnets. the ‘shoot’s’ magnetic connection system SNAPS, is capable of bearing up to 100kg, and allows any camera to be carried with unfailing security. the SNAPS are a pair: one side attaches to the camera, the other to the strap, resulting in a seamless connection. cameras are fastened, removed, swapped and fine tuned with unbeatable ease. 


currently there are two versions of the strap. the ‘shoot'(£35) secures the camera around the photographer’s neck or as a sling, and the ‘shoot mini'(£20) attaches to the wrist.

‘shoot’ and ‘shoot mini’ in black




in addition to the powerful magnets, the straps themselves are designed to withstand anything. made from recycled, automotive-grade seatbelt webbing in 50 mm for shoot, and 25 mm for shoot mini, they are secured with custom laser-cut tri-glide buckles. genuine, hard-wearing suede puts a stylish finish on the product; which are available in either red or black.



video courtesy of nathan hughes 




restrap set out to create a design that would offer unparalleled strength without compromising the flexibility photographers want. the shoot range gives them the security they need, whilst letting them play around with the camera quickly and easily. for more information or to support the project, check them out on kickstarter.

‘shoot’ camera straps are hand-made in leeds by brand restrap

laser-cut tri-glide buckle

‘shoot’ and ‘shoot mini’ can be worn multiple ways, adapting to the users needs



video courtesy of nathan hughes



detail of SNAPS system

‘shoot mini’ buckle

detail of recycled seatbelt webbing

snaps are able to lock and separate at any time, quickly and easily


designboom has received this project through its ‘DIY submissions’ feature, which welcomes readers to submit their own work for publication. see more designboom readers submissions here.

  • A nice design, but the idea is clearly derived from the Peak Design camera strap system (which attaches mechanically rather than magnetically). Not only that, but Peak Design’s products also originated on Kickstarter.

    Anthony Vogel says:

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