As a follow up to my post on film cameras, here are a few archival accessories to complete your kit.
Gordy’s leather camera strap (custom made)
Domke Gripper cotton web camera strap (made in USA)
Custom straps and leather cases by Luigi (image courtesy Martin Sequerah).
Waxed cotton camera satchel by Strawfoot bags (image and review via Wood & Faulk)
Diminuitive Avea gadget pockets and pouches by Billingham
Economical Gnome custom bag for the GRiii (waxed canvas and truck tarping)
Synthetic exception. Durable neoprene SLR camera cover by Zing
Domke pouches in dry finish and waxed canvas. Made in USA
Calumet protective wrap. Great, less structured approach to transporting equipment
Ona waxed cotton camera bag insert. Designed for non-camera bags
My Billingham insert and camera bag. Too much leather trim for my taste but made from best quality materials. I’ve moved the insert over to my Archival Field Bag
Beautiful mono tubular Tiltall tripods. Still made in USA. I found mine at a thrift store. Great info page on the history of Tiltall here
8 thoughts on “Archival Review: Camera Accessories”
does that roliflex still work??? (the one in the strawfoot bag)… I have one like it, but haven’t used it..
i love those calumet wraps, really handy for 4×5 lenses or any camera lenses for that matter.
Rolleiflex definitely still works. Here’s a recent pix of ST and Chaz:
Yes, the Calumet wraps are terrific. I’d love to make up our own version in waxed cotton with wool lining (ala the Strawfoot camera case).
I’m still using my uncle’s tiltall tripod from the seventies.
Thanks so much for posting! Great list of accessories. It’s refreshing to see non-synthetic and handmade goods here. I am about to pull the trigger on a Gordy’s leather wrist strap and a custom Gnome camera bag (so reasonably priced!); just waiting to for my Micro 3/4 Canon lens adaptor to come in so I can decide which setup I want to use. 🙂
I also want to note that Gnome now carries hand-oiled cotton in black and olive for custom bag builds. Exciting!
Those are some really stylish camera accessories. I’ll have to follow your links and see what I like. Great work on making the list. I could really use a new camera bag, mine is pretty old and falling apart.
Where can I get a gnome bag if I am in USA?