Mod Straps {Camera Straps, Cap Savers, & Bags} Review & Giveway

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As you know I just bought a new DSLR camera. I’ve been wanting one for years and years. Now that I have one I feel really overwhelmed. There are so many things to think about and learn. One thing I need was a good way to take care of my camera. My last camera wasn’t a DSLR but it was the size and weight of one and the strap hurt me. It was banged around because I really didn’t like the feel of it worn and tossed it in my purse. I can’t treat this camera the same way. It took me years to afford it and I want it to last years and years.

When my camera came in I quickly came straight to you (on facebook), my readers, for advice on gear I’d need and Mod Straps was one of the companies recommended. After looking through all the different companies I had to agree that their products really stood out to me.

The camera straps do come in several different options varying in stye and in price. In the end I went with their Turquoise Flower Strap in the Premium Strap Collection. There are many things I LOVE about this strap. I didn’t even notice the minky backing when I picked it and it’s the best part. It’s SO soft against the back of my neck. It really makes carrying this camera around as comfortable as possible. I also love the quick release. Running around the house taking product pictures the strap often is a bother more then a help but taking it off is a pain. The quick release let you take it off in seconds and put it on in seconds too!
Also, while I loved the look of the flowers I also wondered if they would be in the way and not worth that cutesy look but in reality I don’t even notice they are there when i am using my camera. The material they use is soft so it doesn’t scratch or itch me either.

A durable and practical camera strap with soft minky backing and genuine leather ends with quick release

  • genuine leather ends & durable webbing throughout
  • quick release ends
  • tested to withstand up to 70 lbs.
  • lined with Minky Cuddle Plush fabric for ultimate comfort
  • decorative portion of the strap is 33″ & the total adjustable length is approximately 42″ – 48″, width is approximately 1.75″
  • NEW matching accessories are available!

With the recommendations for this company I was also told that I *NEEDED* to get their cap savers. I knew why. The caps on the lenses are not attached to the lenses. I watched a blogger learn the hard way by having their cap get lost and another panic on a Chicago roof top because they couldn’t find it. She spent an half hour looking all over for a cap- I spent a half hour enjoying the view.

I took a look at the cap savers saw that they were $15.50. It seems a bit much to me but they were SO liked I asked if I could review one as well. I should now tell you I ordered another one this morning. So worth every penny. LOVE it. I didn’t realize that the lens caps were different sizes at first and stuck it on my 75-300 one at the time. It’s not my most used lens and wanted one for my 50mm. You will need a different cap saver for each lens. But they are simple to use and oh so pretty! I got the pink rhinestone one when I placed my order this morning and the review one is the clear rhinestone. I figure it will help getting different ones when I’m reaching into my bag for a different lens and I’m only able to see the caps.

Mod Straps has offered one Mom Spotted Reader a $35 Gift Card!!!

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  1. I like the small camera case, I don’t have a big camera. Very pretty floral print.

  2. Julie Jones says:

    I love the strap wallets. Such a great idea when I want to ditch the purse when I’m apple picking with the kids or something similar. Thanks!

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  9. very cute!

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  13. My favorite Mod Straps product: http://www.modstraps.com/product-p/dib-1.htm in the Peace Signs fabric :) I love the idea of the drop bag because not only is it a pretty and safe way to wear and carry your camera, but you could drop this into a diaper bag or purse and it’d be safe :)

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  15. I’m a fan of Mod Straps on Facebook :)

  16. The Strap Wrap is cool too.

  17. Laura Brooks says:

    The drop in pouch looks amazing! Would love to have one.

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  24. I think I’d have to spend the gift card on the Black Zebra Premium Strap, just my style.

  25. Added you to a Google+ circle – 1 entry

  26. Google+ entry 2

  27. I like the drop in Pouch style

  28. Love the whole eco strap collection. lauradafonte at gmail dot com

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  33. Nancy's Couture says:

    I like the drop in pouch. This would be great for days when I don’t need my huge camera bag and all of my lenses.

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  43. I also like their Classic Strap and their new Drop In Pouch. both in the Silver Victorian pattern.

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  48. i like the drop in pouch – but wouldn’t be able to decide between hot pink Victorian or red and white…

  49. google + follower (jackie finding me the journey)

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  56. I like the accessory bag in silver victorian.

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  59. I would also like the Gray & Mustard Drop in Pouch.
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  60. I love the strap wraps

  61. I would love the drop in pouch! it is really neat.

  62. I am a follower…

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  65. I am a subscriber to Mom Spotted emails!

  66. I am a fan of Mom Spotted on facebook. (under jules smith)

  67. Became a fan of Mod Straps on facebook. Told them Mom Spotted sent me their way!

  68. I love— Premium White Eco Strap Collection

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  73. I like the Hot Pink Paisley camera strap. Thanks for the chance to win!
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  81. I love the drop in pouch

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  86. posted to twitter on 2/14: https://twitter.com/#!/unpaint/status/169481345469394946 lauradafonte at gmail dot com

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  88. i also like the compact camera pouch

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  91. I love their camera pouches!

  92. I like the compact camera pouch.

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  94. Karen Lynch says:

    I love the strap wrap, perfect for events where you don’t want the bulk of carrying a bag but need your personal stuff with you. My daughter runs Cross Country and to get shots we have to run to different points to get pictures, definetely do not want a bag or purse bouncing around to slow me down. This way I can have id and money with me without bulk. Also liked the padded neck strap.

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  105. posted to twitter on 2/15: https://twitter.com/#!/unpaint/status/169832099757559808 lauradafonte at gmail dot com

  106. Tari Lawson says:

    I like the Compact Camera Pouch and Strap.

  107. I also like their Drop in Pouch! ngiraldi at gmail dot com

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  118. Heidi Daily says:

    I also like the Compact Camera Pouch and Strap

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  122. Karen Lynch says:

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  124. The Drop in Pouch caught my attention!

  125. I’ve been looking for something like the Drop Pouch… or the Accessory Pouch… Both look great!
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  128. susan varney says:

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  129. I like the compact camera pouch and strap in chocolate and cream paisley.

  130. Email subscriber

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  132. Karen Lynch says:
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  134. Compact Camera Pouch and Strap!

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  136. Debbie Kennedy says:

    I’d love to have the Neck Pads
    in brown and teal circle

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  153. Michelle C says:
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  157. posted to twitter on 2/28: https://twitter.com/#!/unpaint/status/174670077025718272 lauradafonte at gmail dot com

  158. Corina Young says:

    love the crimson victorian strap and the coral one too!

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  172. I also like their Compact Camera Pouch and Strap

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  178. I’m a Mod Straps fan on Facebook (Lisa L).

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  181. Michelle C says:
  182. I like the Compact Camera Pouch and Strap.

  183. posted to twitter on 3/3: https://twitter.com/#!/unpaint/status/176072790179463168 lauradafonte at gmail dot com

  184. Michelle C says:
  185. the drop in pouch is made of great colors!

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  188. Ann Council says:

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  194. I like the premium strap and strap wrap in hot pink victorian. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  211. shirley pebbles says:

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  224. The Purple and Black zebra from the classic collection!

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  226. i like the Compact Camera Pouch and Strap.

  227. posted to twitter on 3/6: https://twitter.com/#!/unpaint/status/177079005919457280 lauradafonte at gmail dot com

  228. And I’m following you via e-mail. :)

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