BlackRapid Awards

VGP: 2011 and 2012 Gold Medal VGP Digital Camera Grand Prix, BlackRapid product line. Japan

Digital Camera Essentials: Editor’s Choice Award of Excellence, BlackRapid Women’s Strap (RS-W1). United Kingdom

Plus X Award: 2011 Best Product of the Year: RS-Sport, RS-W1, RS-7, SnapR. Germany

Think Global: 2011 Exporter of the Year. USA

Digital Camera: ‘Recommended’ status, BlackRapid Cargo (RS-5). USA

Professional Photographer Magazine: 2010 Hot One Award, BlackRapid Double Strap (DR-1). USA

INC. 500 America’s Fastest Growing Companies 2012


“I’ve been a huge fan of the double-strap for years.” Jasin Boland - Movie Stills photographer and Nikon Shooter

One of The New York Times’ Best “Camera Bag Stuffers for Photo Hobbyists.” 2010.

“The straps are perfect, enabling and amazing. I can't believe cameras are even sold without a BlackRapid strap.” Grant Korgan – Extreme Sports Athlete

One of New York Magazine’s Top 5 Tools “For the Serious Shooter,” 2009.

“Hard to believe that someone has built a better camera strap.” PDN Magazine, 2009.

“This is the first camera strap I’ve ever seen...designed to work with the different requirements of a left-hander.” Kisha Beek – Professional photographer based in Dubai.

“BlackRapid has spent the past few years going from a start-up with a good idea to a business with high quality products, a loyal following of professional photographers around the globe, and a respected brand.” Dan Ballard – Professional photographer