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A New Camera Strap

We were sent this release by the manufacturer of a new camera strap who thought our members might be interested.


I am sending you this e-mail to announce a new camera support system that may interest your members.  I attached  a Press Release and a Brochure.  Feel free to use any information contained in them in your Newsletters or "What’s New" section on your site.

My new product is called the BosStrap Camera Sling System.   My company is BosStrap LLC.


The BosStrap System includes two pieces: a BosStrap™ and a BosTail™.  The BosTail replaces the manufacturer’s neck strap.  Simply attach the BosTail to the left strap lug or eyelet on the camera body.  The BosTail typically remains on the camera.  The BosStrap includes a nickel plated metal TriggerLoc™ to connect to a nickel plated ring on the BosTail.

Professional photographers tested the BosStrap System for three months in field and studio environments.  They unanimously agree that its unique engineering offered the professional photographer benefits that were unavailable with any other system.   The BosStrap System was tested with professional camera setups weighing over six pounds when typically equipped with an 80-200 mm f/2.8 zoom lens.

The adjustable BosStrap is worn across your body, placed over your left shoulder and under your right arm as shown in the photos in the attached Press Release and Brochure.  You’ll notice that the BosStrap is wider than a typical camera strap.  The wide nylon webbing is sufficient to distribute the weight of a camera without relying on a cumbersome and roaming shoulder pad.

In operation, the TriggerLoc slides along the BosStrap (which does not move) allowing you to effortlessly bring your camera up to your eye to quickly compose and capture the shot.  When not in use, your camera remains safely and inconspicuously at your hip.

The web site shows the complete product line and provides more information about the BosStrap Camera Sling System.  I hope you take a look. www.BosStrap.com

The BosStrap Camera Sling System features include:

  • Camera tripod socket always available
  • Fail-safe TriggerLoc lets you disconnect camera from the BosStrap in seconds
  • No shoulder pad.  The 1½” wide strap prevents neck strain and eliminates a cumbersome and roaming shoulder pad
  • BosStrap adjust to 64" long
  • Uses extremely smooth and strong nylon seatbelt webbing
  • Frees both hands
  • Adjustable BosTail length from 2" to 4"
  • Light weight at less than 5 ounces
  • Engineered with a Safety Factor of 10
  • Some photographers have used BosStrap to support a battery pack
  • BosStraps and BosTails are also sold separately
  • Reasonably priced at $39.95

Try the new BosStrap Camera Sling System.   If you are not satisfied, return it with 30 days for a full refund.

Please let your members know about BosStrap.

Thank you,

Tom Fama



508 251 -1345

P.S. BosStrap is also on Facebook:   Facebook Link

P.P.S Shown on Wired: Gadget Lab    http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2011/03/bosstrap-a-shoulder-slung-free-spinning-camera-strap/

Sorting Images

Just a reminder; when you send in images, other than competition and evaluation ones, for display at the club you have to control the order they are displayed in. It isn’t enough to attach them to your email in a certain order; there is no guarantee that they will display in the same order, in fact it’s likely that they won’t.

You can make sure your images will be displayed in the order you want by adding prefixes to the file names; when displaying images we sort them by name so this will make sure that they are sorted correctly. Numbers usually make the best sorting prefixes although alphabetic prefixes, or a combination can work too. If you do use numbers make sure that you pad them with leading zeros; for instance if you have from 10 to 99 images, prefix the first nine with 01-09 rather than 1-9 as 10_Title sorts before 1_Title.