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We've Got Your Back: Keeping the Thieves Away

Sep 30, 2011 Category:

Stop the press. A catchy blog post like that immediately caught our attention and we went straight away to Studio386 Photographers website to read the article. It turns out that California based photographer Christopher Cuttriss was at the LA County Fair recently when a thief tried to detach and run with his Canon 70-200mm zoom lens.

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MacPeople Japan magazine features the RS-7

Sep 30, 2011 Category:

A translation of the article in MacPeople Magazine:

I abandoned all of my old straps after using BlackRapid’s.  It’s not even comparable.  It’s so comfortable to use.


R-Strap lets me just slide the camera up, and strap stays where it is…

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MegaPixel – Shana Tova Photography Project

Sep 28, 2011 Category:

Our friends over at MegaPixel announced a wonderful video project featuring photography leaders from around the globe, including our very own BlackRapid founder, Ron Henry.

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BlackRapid Monday Madness week 13

Sep 26, 2011 Category:

Our most recent Buzz post was featuring photographer Terry Wyatt who photographs the Tennessee Titans, the Country Music Hall of Fame, Bridgestone Arena and Rhapsody music. For today’s Monday Madness contest, we’d like you to read the full feature…

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Terry Wyatt: Tennesse Titans and the CMA Festival

Sep 23, 2011 Category:

Just last weekend, Terry Wyatt was shooting the opening season game for the Tennessee Titans.  Other days, he is shooting weddings. To top off his photography repertoire, he captures rock star musical geniuses that grace the stage at CMA Festival in Nashville, TN. Musicians such as Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum and Taylor Swift, to name just a few.

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Italy's photo contest: photowar

Sep 22, 2011 Category:

Our distributor in Italy, ramaidea is sponsoring “photowar” with RS-Sports.

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Life is Beautiful: R-Strap reviews from Italy

Sep 22, 2011 Category: Reviews

We’ve got a collection of Italian Reviews for your reading pleasure.

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R-Strap Instructions

Sep 21, 2011 Category: Press

We are pleased to announce that Instructions for each one of our R-Straps are available for you now.


Each R-Strap has it’s own PDF document available to view, download and print. Just go to the “PRODUCT” tab on our website and select the R-Strap model you have right now. An Adobe PDF icon and “View Product Instructions” link is available just underneath the product images. Or, feel free to download through the link below:


RS-4 Instructions


RS-5 Instructions


RS-7 Instructions


RS DR-1 Instructions


RS DR-2 Instructions


RS-W1 Instructions


RS-Sport Instructions


RS-Sport-2 Instructions


SnapR 20 Instructions


SnapR 35 Instructions





BlackRapid Monday Madness week 12

Sep 19, 2011 Category:

R-Ambassador Australia and Frontline Photographer, Jasin Boland, is on the set of a major motion picture right now shooting some awesome photos of the movie in the making as well as documenting what is going on behind the scenes. Last week he shot the Director of Photography with our RS-7 camera strap…

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Annie Tao compares the RS-W1 with a split RS DR-2

Sep 13, 2011 Category: Reviews

“The RS W1 is durable, comfortable and stays where I want it.  It’s also the sexiest photography accessory I’ve seen!”

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BlackRapid Monday Madness week 11

Sep 12, 2011 Category:

“just have fun. If you don’t enjoy what you’re doing, what’s the point?”
~ John Batdorff

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2011 John Batdorff Photography B&W Contest

Sep 02, 2011 Category:

John Batdorff Photography B&W Photo Contest

We are proud to be a sponsor of:
John Batdorff’s Black and White Photography Contest.



This is your opportunity to show your talents for the possibility of winning fantastic prizes in the photography industry, including YOUR choice of any BlackRapid R-Strap (up to $70 value)!


About R-Ambassador USA, John Batdorff:

John Batdorff is an award-winning landscape and travel photographer who splits his time between Chicago and Montana. His work has been featured in the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole. He loves the outdoors and traveling, and sharing his images with others. He also leads workshops and mentors other aspiring photographers.

His newest book, Black and White: From Snapshots to Great Shots is available from Peachpit Press

John Batdorff from Snapshots to Great Shots