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TamracJazz 81 Photo Backpack (Black/Multi)
 
4.9

(based on 14 reviews)

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    (13)

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    (1)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easily accessible equipment (8)
  • Comfortable (5)
  • Lightweight (5)
  • Strong construction (5)
  • Compact (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Transporting gear (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Semi-pro photographer (4), Casual photographer (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (10)

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5.0

Full System Travel Bag for M4/3rds

By Uncle Earl

from Saratoga, CA

About Me Photo Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact
  • Easily Accessible Equipment
  • Lightweight
  • Well Padded

Cons

    Best Uses

    • M43rds 2 Camera Bag

    Comments about Tamrac Jazz 81 Photo Backpack (Black/Multi):

    Since becoming a convert to mirrorless M4/3rds with my GM1 last year, I've fully invested in glass and accessories and added the GX7 and GX8 this year. I wanted a lightweight compact reasonable weatherproof bag to house what I need for a day trip or off road excursion.

    The attached photo shows the collection I've fit in including

    GX7 with 7-14mm Pano ultrawide attached
    GX8 with weather sealed Oly 14-150mm attached
    Oly 75-300mm long telezoom
    Nikor 55mm f2.8 AIS macro with Velo adapter
    Oly 45mm f1.8 portrait
    Oly 9mm fisheye lenscap
    Charger, batteries, polorizer, etc.

    Then B&H put the slightly larger Lowepro Pro Runner 200AW on sale which will, in addition to the above, take my GM1 with the excellent 12-32mm kit lens, my Rokinon 12mm f2 prime and the lightweight 40-150mm Oly medium telezoom so I can grab shots with the tiny cam when I don't want to haul a backpack around.

    Both bags fill the bill perfectly with the Lowepro having a bit nicer finish.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Reliable and roomy

    By AL

    from Lehigh Valley

    Comments about Tamrac Jazz 81 Photo Backpack (Black/Multi):

    I've had this for about a year and it's become my go-to camera bag. It holds my Nikon D5200 and up to four lenses, one of them a 70-300mm zoom. It's well-padded and the movable inserts offer decent support. There are also plenty of pockets for filters, spare batteries and SD cards, as well as a wallet, keys, notebook and phone. As a backpack, it feels lighter than my cross-body bags.

    The only drawback is it doesn't have space for a laptop or larger tablet (it would probably hold a mini). I may someday upgrade to the next larger model for that, but would stick with the Jazz line.

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    5.0

    Perfect Fit

    By markg

    from Wappingers falls ny

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easily Accessible Equipment
    • Lightweight
    • Roomy Lens Compartment
    • Supports Lens Well
    • Well Padded

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Protecting SLRs

      Comments about Tamrac Jazz 81 Photo Backpack (Black/Multi):

      Just the correct size for a Nikon D5300 with a Tamron zoom lens, Nikon flash , All tge other stuff needed for a Day of shooting. Well made and water resistant

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      • No

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      5.0

      A wonderful backpack

      By Alkhalil

      from New York City

      Comments about Tamrac Jazz 81 Photo Backpack (Black/Multi):

      This back is really wonderful with good quality . It has a good quality that protects the camera an lenses you have in it.

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      5.0

      Muy buena calidad

      By Raulorestes

      from Buenos Aires - Argentina

      About Me Casual Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos

        Comments about Tamrac Jazz 81 Photo Backpack (Black/Multi):

        Muy comoda

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        • No

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        5.0

        Perfect!

        By photo coach

        from MS

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Durable
        • Easy to Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sports/Action

          Comments about Tamrac Jazz 81 Photo Backpack (Black/Multi):

          Just what we needed. I ordered this to replace an old shoulder bag for my journalism class's DSLR. It is just the right size. The students love the backpack aspect as well as all the places to stow gear. Great value for the price.

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          5.0

          Nice small bag

          By SueMac

          from Box Elder,SD

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easily Accessible Equipment

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Protecting Gear
            • Storing Gear
            • Transporting Gear

            Comments about Tamrac Jazz 81 Photo Backpack (Black/Multi):

            I use this for the Sony A6000, an extra lens and the battery charging equipment.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Nicely made, comfortable, holds a lot.

            By PhotogAndrea

            from Brooklyn, NY

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Transporting Gear

              Comments about Tamrac Jazz 81 Photo Backpack (Black/Multi):

              Love this bag. I'm a professional photographer who sometimes travels light. This bag carries my camera body, 2 lenses, portable flash, lens cleaning cloth, small reflector, chargers for camera and flash, extra SD cards, extra batteries. I love it. Also, I don't like bags with logos because I'd rather not advertise on the NY subway that I'm carrying photography equipment. I was happy to find that the small logo tag on this bag was easily removed. The bag is padded well, including the straps.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Great!

              By BW

              from Central Illinois

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adjustable Harness
              • Comfortable
              • Easily Accessible Equipment
              • Light
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Transporting Gear

                Comments about Tamrac Jazz 81 Photo Backpack (Black/Multi):

                I measured twice before I ordered. It is tight, but I can fit my Rebel T3i Camera with any three of the following (one lens attached): Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM, EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM, EFS 10-22 f/3.5-4.5 USM, and Speedlite 580EX II along with a light diffuser. I can replace any of the larger lenses or Speedlite with both of my prime lenses: Canon 85mm f1.8 USM and EF 50 f/1.8 II. I cannot fit the larger lens hoods though when fully packed. The bag is a Tamrac and therefore it is well built. I can also attach the Tamrac M.A.S. Large Lens Case MX5378 if I want to bring one additional lens and/or lens hoods.My reason for buying this was that I wanted a compact bag that would fit two lenses and my Speedlite. The Jazz 81 accomplishes this for me but may be a little small for some people. It is a little tight when fully loaded, but it certainly fits my needs.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Great product for its price

                By Miquel

                from Brooklyn, NY

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Easily Accessible Equipment
                • Strong Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Transporting Gear

                  Comments about Tamrac Jazz 81 Photo Backpack (Black/Multi):

                  Great design and manufacture. Small, but with a great capacity for all my mid equipment. Useful and easy to put in and extract the camera with its zoom, and with spaces for all the add-ons. Lot of well designed pockets for all my needs.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Great product for its price!

                  By Miquel

                  from Brooklyn, NY

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Easily Accessible Equipment
                  • Strong Construction

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Transporting Gear

                    Comments about Tamrac Jazz 81 Photo Backpack (Black/Multi):

                    Great quality, good design, compact and useful for a mid equipment and comfort on your back. Helpful pockets for all your needs.

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    Great camera bag at the great price

                    By Tay

                    from Kansas City, MO

                    About Me Photography Student

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Adjustable Harness
                    • Comfortable
                    • Easily Accessible Equipment
                    • Great colors
                    • Has An Amazingmodern Loo
                    • Roomy
                    • Strong Construction

                    Cons

                    • Interior Hard To Adjust

                    Best Uses

                    • Protecting Gear
                    • Storing Gear
                    • Transporting Gear

                    Comments about Tamrac Jazz 81 Photo Backpack (Black/Multi):

                    I love this backpack! It's perfect for my camera and the places I go. I walk a lot and travel, so the backpack is nice to have reather than over the shoulder bag. It's better for my back too. I have the weight evenly distributed on my back instead of leaning to one side from the bag. It's light, has awesome color scheme and I love the pockets.

                    It kept my euqipment safe and I felt comfortable wearing it.

                    The only problem I have with it, is the interior. The side padding and adjustable. padded walls are hard to put in the right spot. There wasn't an instruction manual for internior layout.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Perfect Choice!

                    By Tim Tyke

                    from Telford, PA

                    About Me Casual Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easily Accessible Equipment
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Tamrac Jazz 81 Photo Backpack (Black/Multi):

                        Gave this to my son as a graduation gift (along with a camera to put in it!) It's the perfect size, not big and bulky, but very space efficient and holds all that it says it does, without any wasted and unneeded space! Now my wife wants to get one for me!!!!

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes

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                        5.0

                        Small but good

                        By george

                        from new york, ny

                        About Me Tech Savvy

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Tamrac Jazz 81 Photo Backpack (Black/Multi):

                            Fits Canon t4i w 18-35mm lens attached and you can form whatever compartments with the removable velcro dividers.

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                            • No

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