Category Archives: Camera Straps

Why We Shoot Film Cameras

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We make camera straps and camera bags. So who really cares what we shoot with? We’re a company. Not a photographer. Well, yes and no. Hawkesmill was founded by photographers, for photographers. Every one here has put in the time as professional photographers. We’ve made our living from shooting and doing nothing else. Why we […]

How to Clean Your Leather Camera Strap

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Help, my strap doesn’t look like it did when new! How to clean your leather camera strap… You’ve been using your leather camera strap for some time now. It has become one of your favourite things. It’s vastly superior to the stock camera strap that came with your camera. However, you’ve noticed something unusual. It […]

Now Stocked in Harrods!

Harrods London

Harrods has recently undergone a major renovation, with the addition of a new technology department, located on the 5th floor. We are pleased to announce that Harrods has now become the latest store to stock all of our products. Harrods has long been one of the leading department stores in the world. And we are […]

Stitched Leather Camera Straps Added

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New stitched leather camera straps In the past few months we have had an outcry for additional leather camera straps with stitching, to go along with our riveted leather camera straps. Most of those putting a stitched leather camera strap on their wishlist are Leica users, who are notorious for babying their gear. Rightfully so. […]

Choosing Leather 101: To Make the Best Camera Straps

Horween Leather Camera Strap Handmade in England

Choosing the best leather for our camera straps Over the past few years we have garnered a reputation for making some of the finest leather camera straps in the world. The reviews we’ve had honour us, and we are constantly striving to improve on our leather camera straps, even in the smallest of ways. But […]

Italy Adventure: Fujifilm X100T and Nikon D750

Ah, Tuscany! No other words are needed to describe this enchanting, majestic part of the world. Any other descriptive prose has already been written, far better than we ever could. Last week we took a trip to Italy to explore some of the handmade products they are so renowned for and to gather inspiration for […]

What makes the best leather camera straps?

Making the world’s best leather camera straps In our previous post we talked about what goes into making the world’s best camera bags. In this post we’re going to look at how we’ve developed a range of the world’s best leather camera straps. Of course, we understand that the word “best” is highly subjective. What […]