Review: Tenba Roadie Air Case Roller 21 (Perfect for Frequent Flyers)

If you’re looking for something to keep your expensive camera gear safe while traveling, Tenba’s Roadie Air Case Roller 21 may be what you’re after.

For photographers who fly to different locations for assignments on a regular basis, the last thing any of us would want is to have to check the bag that’s carrying our expensive camera gear prior to boarding. While you can always use a hard case to transport your equipment, they stick out like a sore thumb to opportunists with sticky fingers amongst a sea of traditional luggage. You may as well launch a signal flare advertising that you’re carrying a lot of valuables. Enter the Tenba Roadie Air Case Roller 21 which aims to quell our equipment transportation woes. We’ve been putting the Tenba Roadie Air Case Roller 21 to the test for the last few months, head on after the jump to see how it fared. Continue reading…

Drool Over These Gorgeous Holster Cases for Leica M and CL Cameras

Thinking you could use a new case for your beloved Leica M or CL camera? You might want to consider these beautiful, leather holster cases.

If you’re into simple yet elegant camera cases, you’ll surely fall in love with the gorgeous Angelo Pelle leather holster cases by Angelo Smaldore. If you happen to be looking for one for your Leica M or CL camera, spoiling yourself with these gorgeous holster cases would be a good idea.

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Unstoppable Compact is a Travel and Gadget Luggage with Unique Drift-Steering

The Unstoppable Compact is an all-in-one travel and gadget bag that lets you steer it in any direction

If you frequently travel with a lot of gear in tow you might want to consider getting this carry-on luggage that also converts into a protective kit bag for your gear. The Unstoppable Compact is small enough to be a cabin or hand-carry bag but also roomy enough to fit either your travel essentials or your photography gear. Plus, it promises to roll unlike any other cases do.

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Tenba Roadie II Universal Hybrid Roller/Backpack

Attention, jet-setting world-travelling photo-documenting journalists — and others who travel a lot with their photographic gear: Tenba not long ago announced their new universal hybrid roller/backpack that will hold everything you need while on vacation/an assignment/exploring the world. Whether at the airport stuck in customs, roaming the streets of Caracas or wandering the heights of the Himalaya, whether you wish to take your DSLR or your Hasselblad or your HD video system — the Roadie II takes it all and can be carried anywhere.

From the quick specs glance, it seems like a rock-solid backpack.

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Kickstarter: Cam Crate

If you’re like most photographers (amateur, enthusiast or pro), protecting your gear is probably a major concern for you. There are thousands of different bags and cases on the market but very few of them will protect your gear from the harshest of elements. I often leave my gear behind when I know that I’ll be in less than ideal conditions (kayaking, skiing, hiking in harsh conditions, etc.) because I don’t want to run the risk of ruining my gear. Yes, I have insurance but I like to avoid unnecessary risk to my gear when possible. Most traditional bags do not provide enough protection from shock and the elements while most hard cases are good for transportation but they are way too bulky to carry. I recently stumbled across a Kickstarter project that  seemed to solve the problem of a truly transportable rugged case and it is called the Cam Crate.

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