What is the difference?


    G3 harness

    G3 Harness systems are the ultimate in weight distribution. They provide maximum ergonomics when transporting your camera setup. Whether your setup includes one camera, or two, or binoculars, the G3 can handle it. Suitable for DSLRs and telephoto lenses.

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    Skout G2

    The Skout G2 is a lightweight, portable version of the G3 camera harness. While it won't fail under the weight of any camera gear, we recommend mid-sized or smaller setups for optimal use of the Skout G2.

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The essential camera you always knew you needed

Enjoy your adventures without your equipment becoming a burden! Designed by photographers, our carrying systems will allow you to transport your photo equipment more comfortably, safely and quickly access the essentials. It is a simple, functional and high quality harness that guarantees a better photographic experience.

A true hands-free harness

  • Ergonomic

    The Cotton Carrier's ergonomic design distributes the weight of the camera to alleviate the fatigue of a long day of shooting.

  • Security

    Be in the moment knowing your gear is secure and unlikely to fall off while you climb, bike, hike, bird watch, and canoe hands-free.

  • Accessibility

    Always having your camera at hand is more than just a feature, it's the catalyst for your next great photo.


"Part of my success relies heavily on the gear I use. I’m a firm believer in only using the best. Pay for it once and never have to worry about it. Cotton Carrier systems are a key part of my gear list. It’s made from quality materials and functions flawlessly at every turn."

— Jason Loftus (UntamedImages)

Thoughtfully designed

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Professional grade materials with a guarantee

Cameras and lenses are expensive, so why take a chance when transporting your gear? Our high-quality products are made from tough materials: 

• Rugged Nylon 6 camera mounts
• Hand-tooled anodized aluminum camera mounting hubs
• Premium polypropylene nylon webbing and straps
• Precise stitching and oversized clips all around

Questions fréquemment posées

Can you use the G3 while wearing a backpack?

Yes and comfortably! It works well under day packs and extended bags. The G3 can be used while wearing a backpack!

Do I receive an instruction manual?

Yes, all systems come with instructions that are included with your purchase.

What size is it for?

The harness goes from 71cm (28 inches) around your torso up to 145cm (57 inches), 6 adjustment points available to fit a variety of body sizes for women and men.

How should the harness fit?

The harness must fit properly. You want the weight of your camera to be evenly distributed across your body and legs.

If the system is worn sloppy, you will not receive the benefits of how the system is supposed to work.

What is the maximum size it can support?

Our harnesses are designed to hold more than you can fit into them, that being said, your body can only hold a certain amount of weight and can only support lenses of a certain length. For example, a 600mm f/4 with its lens hood will probably be too long! For large telephoto lenses, we recommend attaching the camera hardware to the lens foot.

What are the technical specifications?

The weight of the harness is 441g or 0.97 lbs.

Materials: Kodra synthetic canvas with mounted DWR coding and a hardened nylon 6 receiver plate

The safety lanyard weighs 17.5g

Materials: High impact clips made of hardened fiberglass reinforced plastic with aluminum lever and nylon webbing.

The camera hardware weighs 20.5g

Materials: (CCS Hub - Flat Mount Hardware, High Density Rubber Washer and Marine Grade Stainless Steel Camera Mounting Bolt)

One size design ranging from 66 cm (26 inches) to 145 cm (57 inches) waist.

No maximum weight achievable by photo equipment

Can I still use my tripod?

Yes, you can still use your tripod. With our universal tripod adapter plate, you can go directly from your CC harness to your favorite tripod head. It is compatible with Arca-swiss and if you use another brand like Manfrotto, you simply screw the foot onto the universal adapter plate. This adapter fits approximately 95% of tripods currently created.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Toll-free number in North America 1-877-852-9423

Appel direct 1-778-340-1535