Tenba Updates Travel Focused Roadie Bags with Industry First Features

If you are a photographer who often has to travel with your gear, be it a small kit or a large one, then you know the struggles and stress related to this. Finding a quality bag to protect your gear while en route to your destination can go a long way towards alleviating some of the struggle and Tenba’s Roadie line of bags are designed exactly for this purpose.

The Roadie line itself has been around for some time now, but it was recently updated with a new look and several features that Tenba claims are industry firsts. One of the highlight features in the updated Roadie line is the new patented layered wall in the Roadie 21, which allows the bag to provide hard-case level protection at a fraction of the weight/bulk. This is great both for the protection of your gear, but also for those who have to worry about weight/ limitations on their bag(s).  Continue reading…

ThinkTank Introduces Heavy-Duty Backpacks For Travellers And Communters

ThinkTank has just announced a new range of heavy-duty traveller backpacks in the Airport series. The backpacks called Airport Accelerator, Airport Commuter and Airport Essentials (in order of size) were designed with maneuvering through airports quickly in mind. Aimed at travelling photographers, each backpack integrates quick access pockets for both laptops and iPad, a top pocket for boarding passes, and three robust handles to ensure easy placement and retrieval from overhead bins. The two smaller bagsare designed to fit under-seat in regional commuter planes. Other features are a light, adjustable, contoured harness, air mesh paneling the keeps your back cool, a height-adjustable sternum strap, a removable waist belt, side water bottle pocket, tripod/ monopod mounting system and seam sealed rain cover. Additionally, the Airport backpacks can be used with Think Tank’s Pro Speed Belts for additional support and capacity by adding component pouches and cases from the company’s Modular Rotation Component System. Read more after the jump.

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