TAP & DYE is an American heritage brand created as a homage to the great era of turn of the century manufacturing and craftsmanship that once dominated the Industrial landscape. The focus is simple — Camera straps. Durable. Rugged. High Quality handmade straps for the aspiring street photographer or the seasoned veteran photojournalist. They are compatible with all round lug mount digital SLR, M43, compact mirrorless, rangefinder and film SLR cameras. The Mantra: Quality above all else. You will be purchasing a high quality handmade good made from components sourced from vendors within the US, specifically Indiana, Maine and Pennsylvania. Each strap is made from High Quality, extremely durable Full Grain Cowhide Leather. As no two hides are alike, each strap will be unique.
My 1950’s Rolleiflex
Check out this cool instructional video on how to use this if you’re not familiar.
Designed and manufactured in Roberu’s tanneries just north of Tokyo and further south in Yokohama, this strap was designed specifically with the compact camera in mind. Sleek and elegant, it can support up to three kilograms. Pack it up, take it with you, saddle up the camera and shoot.
Reinforced with two sheets of leather at the back of the neck for maximum strength and comfort, the strap is held together with brass rivets and dual buckles. Adjustable to four different lengths, you can wear it around your neck or draped from your shoulder.
Draught Dry Goods and I have decided to give away one of his awesome camera straps. It was the first piece he made in his new Portland studio. For more info on how to enter, click through.
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