Everyone has a camera bag that’s really just for them. And recently, designer Isaac Mizrahi introduced a number of camera bags that he designed with Elite Brands (the company that distributes Rokinon amongst other brands.) There are six new bags: the Kathryn, Kathryn Mini, Jane, Liz, Emily, and the I Clutch. Each bag was created to look like a designer bag but not to the point where you’re carrying something that looks like a knockoff that you’d find in Chinatown. Instead, there is still a sense of simplicity that was held to with the look. You’re not paying designer prices for them either.
The bags are meant to hold cameras of all different sizes: some can tote around (no pun intended) a mirrorless camera while others can hold a DSLR and lenses.
All of the bags are available for purchase now at B&H Photo. More photos of the bags are after the jump.
Lowepro’s latest line of shoulder bags are geared towards street photography but that doesn’t mean it’s only made for that purpose; what they (they of course being the designers at Lowepro) wanted to create a series of bags that were low-profile, comfortable, and able to carry all the gear one would need for journalism photography. Available in three distinct sizes (150/250/350), the Urban Reporter should appeal to multiple types of photographers; is it a bag for you? Read on to hear our thoughts about this bag.
While camera bags are some very lusty items in the photo world, it’s not every day that we see them contrasted with a very scantily clad model: let alone a Sumo wrestler. However, those are the new images that Tenba has on their website right now. The images are in promotion of their Messenger DNA bags: a new line that is designed to appeal more to the New Yorker and the commuter. And while the company is today announcing three new Classic Collection bags, the real story is in their Messenger DNA product photos.
But to quickly talk about the Classic bags, the company is launching the Tenba 2, P211, and P415 camera bags. Granted, all of these bags were introduced many years ago (perhaps longer than lots of us were born) but they are modern updates that emphasize a low profile look while keeping features like Tenba’s lower lens compartment (providing you actually use it the way it’s designed to be used.)
Tenba Classic bags began shipping on December 1st at a suggested retail price of $59.95 for the Tenba 2, $89.95 for the P211, and $169.95 for the P415.
More of the photos and about the Classic collection are after the jump.
“The green reed which bends in the wind is stronger than the mighty oak which breaks in a storm.”
I know you’re like, “WTF” but hear me out. As photographers we have to be flexible. There are those who say they only shoot with prime lenses. There are those who only shoot mirrorless. Hell, there are those like me who swear by full frame sensors. They stick to this. They do not change. However, it does not have to be this way. The equipment we use for photography are tools. To both succeed and get better at this craft we have to adapt and change.
If photography is your hobby or passion, chances are that you will inadvertently start another one as well: collecting camera bags. Some are multitasks, some are overkill. Then there are the ones that are pure camera bags: simple and clean. That’s what the SLR Camera Backpack from Case Logic is. You might think, “Why do I need a bag like this?”
Over the course of my review period with the bag, I found a few reasons a bag like this is needed. [click to continue…]
At Phot Plus Expo 2013, LowePro is showing off two new shoulder bag series for the photographer on the go: the Urban Reporter series and the Nova Sport series. Both series come in three sizes, both offer space for a laptop and tablet, and both come with variable and removable inserts. While the Urban Reporter has a more understated look that might appeal more to the fashion-conscious and business types, the Nova Sport is clearly aimed at the active outdoors crowd. We’ve been taking a closer look at both.