Great State Camerawear

The Portland-based operation continues to evolve with Gary Tyler McLeod at the helm

In March of 2013, we discovered Great State Strap Company, makers of leather camera straps. Now, nearly a year later, Gary Tyler McLeod‘s modest operation has rebranded as Great State Camerawear, with new designs and updates on all originals. Still making each and every strap to bear the brand’s embossed name in his Portland, Oregon studio, McLeod has elevated his craft through all around refinement. …

Peak Design’s Modular Camera Straps

A camera sling and hand strap with quick connecting links for swapping straps on the move

As any photographer that’s been around the block before will attest, few things are as irritating as equipment getting in the way of a shot, whether it’s restrictive straps or just poorly designed attachment points that take too much time to adjust. San Francisco’s Peak Design aims to tackle the issue with their soon-to-be-shipped Kickstarter-funded products. Touting two straps with a modular connecting system, Peak …