Incase – a brand well-known for their cases & bags made for iPhones, iPods and all the other Apple devices in your life – has started to produce camera bags within the last few years and recently teamed up with Dutch-born photographer Ari Marcopoulos to create a stylish and functional new sling bag with mobile-photographers (meaning on-the-go, not iPhoneographers) specifically in mind. I’ve had the last month or so to spend with the bag and see how well it works in everyday life. Head on past the break for the full review of the Incase Ari Marcopoulos Camera Bag.
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Think Tank previously had the Retrospective 7 designed for mirrorless camera lovers, but now they’re showing off a brand new line designed specifically for that crowd: the Mirrorless Mover. Available in a 5, 10, 20, and 30i series,the bags are designed for different sizes of mirrorless cameras moving from the Nikon 1 series all the way up to Leica Ms accordingly. As for prices, they’ll range from the mid $30-$70 range.
Besides dividers (which are very close to the Retrospective series in design) the bags sport a Flip-Top style lid with magnetic closure, a rear slot for your belt and to therefore prevent theft, side pockets, mesh pockets, and is made from ballistic nylon. It also includes a rain cover. It’s quite interesting that the company has chosen not to make the bags from canvas.
They aren’t available yet, but then they launch we’ll be sure to have them in for review.
Tenba’s roadie series of camera bags have gained lots of praise after being recently introduced, but their latest addition is quite an interesting fusion. It’s called the Roadie Executive, and despite the fact that the company creates camera bags, this isn’t really one. However, they’re billing it as something extra to hold all of your accessories, laptops, iPads, etc. As crazy as that may sound for some, it actually makes a whole load of sense. I use a Tenba Large Messenger Bag to hold my studio lights while another bag houses my cameras and lenses. It makes the whole load balancing situation much better.
The bag is made of ballistic nylon and has pockets everywhere for passports and other things. There is also a waterproof bottom panel to protect your gear from the more moist things in life.
The Roadie Executive is available for $169.95 over at Amazon.
LowePro’s AW camera bags have been evolving extremely fast. Today, they’re introducing three brand new additions that they’re billing as being designed for all weather. The
three bags are the LowePro Sport Sling 100 AW, Sport 200 AW, and the Sport Pro 30L AW. The bags have dual-compartment construction to separate camera and personal gear. The smaller models include an Ultra-Cinch Camera Chamber that the company is saying will protect a DSLR when you’re moving around. The largest model fits a pro-sized kit and features a removable Ultra-Cinch Camera chamber for the ultimate flexibility.
And prices? The Photo Sport Sling 100 AW will be $99.99, Photo Sport 200 AW will be $159.99 and the Photo Sport Pro 30L AW will come in at $199.99.
Editor’s Correction: Only the 30L is a new bag. We apologize for the error.
Mom is the person who brought you into the world. Our mothers have been there to protect us, love us, provide for us, and help us out in many different ways that we can’t count on two fingers. We owe them all a little something–and you should put some thought into it. This isn’t your typical list: the items presented here are carefully curated for the photographer mom or one with a taste for the artistic things in life.
If you’re reading this, you’re bound to find a gift for one of the most important women in your life.
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In collaboration with the Japanese bag brand Porter, from Yashida Kaban, Nikon has announced a new bag according to AkibaraNews. It’s called the Nikon xPorter Varistor Shoulder bag and is due out this year on April 27th. Its made of heat resistant, rub resistant barrister nylon. It’s the same type of fabric used for making bulletproof jackets and car air bags. The bag is black with a yellow interior. It can hold cameras, lenses and tablet/compact laptop inside. They are protected by three urethane pads.
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