It’s Comfortable! Morally Toxic Wraith 20L Review

Camera bags are a dime a dozen these days, with most promising to be the only one you need. It’s a marketing ploy. Most will choose functionality over comfort. Other bags are comfortable and skimp on the looks department. Some nail design and comfort but negate functionality. It really shouldn’t be that difficult to find a functional, comfortable, and attractive bag. That’s the gap the Morally Toxic Wraith 20L bag hopes to bridge.

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This Unique Bag is Fast But Stiff: Morally Toxic Wraith 15L Review

Camera bags generally fall into two camps: the athletic, nylon bags, or the more fashionable canvas or leather options. The new Morally Toxic Wraith 15L doesn’t pledge allegiance to either camp. The bag has nylon material, but it’s a pebbled, textured look that feels more punk rock than sports jock. Yet, the bag has suede-like accents that feel more reminiscent of canvas bags. It’s a combination that’s both unique and eye-catching.

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New Wandrd ROAM is a Compact Sling That Cleverly Cradles a Laptop

The WANDRD ROAM sling is the first one that’s accommodating to a laptop, but why don’t they just make a messenger bag?

Gear bag brand Wandrd is back on Kickstarter with a new bag — and this time, it’s not a backpack. The Wandrd ROAM Sling is a quick-access camera bag that can be worn over either shoulder, the back or front, or even as a fanny pack. But, it’s also a rare sling in that it offers the option to carry a 16-inch laptop and a tripod. This is one of its biggest innovations. The bag just launched on Kickstarter today, May 26.

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ThinkTank’s New Laptop Sleeves Are Intelligent, Can Interbreed With Airport Backpacks

ThinkTank just introduced a new series of laptop sleeves that can be used on their own or in combination with their latest Airport-series rollers and backpacks. The sleeves, which come in 13″, 15″ and 17″ sizes, offer storage for a correspondingly sized Laptop, a rear pocket for your documents and a couple of business card slots. If carried on their own, they can be equipped with a cushioned shoulder strap that can be removed if they are to be integrated into one of ThinkTank’s Airport rollers or backpacks. Matching the intelligent concept, the laptop sleeves series is called “Artificial Intelligence”.

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Review: Think Tank Photo Shape Shifter Backpack

Over the past 5 years or so, I’ve owned 10-12 different camera bags and roughly half of them have been backpacks. If I’m going to be traveling or carrying my gear for more than a few hours, I prefer to carry everything in a backpack. I find shoulder bags and slings fatiguing and awkward to carry. The down side with backpacks is they are usually big/bulky and restrict you access to gear. I have the Kata 467i and I genuinely like the bag as it holds all of my gear plus a 15″ Macbook Pro, but it will not fit under a standard airline seat and it is not very good at keep my non-camera related gear organized. Bummer. So what about a smaller bag? Smaller bags are, well, small. They usually can’t hold my relatively modest kit and most are still pretty bulky and rigid due to all of the padding and dividers. So how do you transport all of your necessary gear plus a laptop (if needed) without carrying a monster of a backpack? You need to think outside of the box (or padded dividers) and that’s exactly what Think Tank Photo has done with the Shape Shifter Backpack.

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