Review: Peak Design CapturePro Camera Clip

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Rating: 5 out of 5.

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As an avid hiker and photographer, the Peak Design CapturePRO Camera Clip (on Amazon) is one item I cannot live without. I’ve tried so many different ways of carrying a camera with a large backpack, and this was by far the easiest.

I’ve been using the first version of this for about 5 years now, and it shows some serious signs of wear-and-tear, but it’s still going strong. Only this year has the release been feeling a little stiffer than when I got it, but I think I’ll get a few more years before I need to replace it with the newer version.

Scuffed after 5 years hiking, skiing, snowshoeing in the backcountry. Works almost as well as it did when I bought it.

Its all-metal components ensure that it lasts. It’s almost unnoticeable when on the backpack strap, although I do remember getting a little bit of a bruise on my arm or chest the first couple times I used it. It keeps the camera incredibly stable, no swinging around, no stiff neck, no clanging. It releases easily with the push of a button, and the audible “click” into place lets you know it’s secure.

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It uses a standard arca plate which is a fairly common tripod mount. Although, if you already have a tripod with a separate mounting plate, you’ll have to switch it out to use the clip.

The new version (more details below) offers a Manfrotto style Dual Plate can be purchased separately and you can buy the Capture Pro Clip Only.

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Original Peak Design CapturePRO Camera Clip on Amazon
The new Peak Design Camera Pro

Peak Design Capture (V3)

Sleeker and more stylish. Lighter weight and smaller than the original, but still all-metal. It’s capable of holding over 200 lbs. (90 kg), are you? I haven’t used it yet, so I can’t rate it, but I look forward to trying it out!

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