Photo Bags

by Todd Vorenkamp ·Posted
For many travel photographers and videographers, the superior protection afforded by the Nanuk hard case makes it a most essential accessory. Regardless of the amount of gear you are carrying, Nanuk’s hard cases can protect from impacts, water, dust, and more. Although the Canadian tourism board may shiver at the thought that our “neighbor to the north” is our neighbor to the always-frozen north, Nanuk’s cases are designed and built near (if not in) some of the world’s most
by Jason T ·Posted
Lowepro has just announced the new Flipside III Camera Backpack Series, a complete redesign that focuses on durability and brings substantial upgrades to the fabric, accessibility, and protection offered by the Flipside line, making it even more attractive to outdoor and adventure photographers who depend on their camera bags to protect their expensive gear. The Flipside III is available in two sizes, the 300 AW and 400 AW; the larger 400 is available in two colors: black
by Allan Weitz ·Posted
Something I never tire of when passing through the B&H SuperStore, in midtown Manhattan, is perusing the umpteen aisles of camera bags. At last count, I own about 10 or 12 bags of various styles and sizes, and I use all of them over the course of the year. Why so many bags? Mostly because my camera and lens choices vary from assignment to assignment. In the case of personal assignments and day trips, I usually choose a bag that fits my
by John Harris ·Posted
Lowepro has announced two new top-loading camera bags designed for mirrorless cameras. The new Photo Active TLZs come in two lightweight sizes designed to provide enthusiast photographers protection for camera, one attached lens, and accessories while traveling, roaming the city, or hiking. Comfort, easy access, rugged build, and secure protection from the elements are the key features of the new Photo Active TLZ 45 AW and
by Allan Weitz ·Posted
Lowepro has introduced three new all-weather photo travel bags: the Lowepro Fastpack BP 250 AW III, Lowepro Fastpack PRO BP AW III, and Lowepro Slingshot SL 250 AW lll. Designed for a 50/50 split between camera gear and personal
0 Plays ·Posted
On today’s episode of the B&H Photography Podcast we take a deep dive into one bag and then into another one, and another. We welcome Jeannette Garcia and Yaakov Katz, two experts from the B&H SuperStore, to discuss the materials, capacities, features, and styles of
by Staff Writer ·Posted
Known by some as the ultimate mountaineering, travel, and adventure bags, the full lineup of f-stop camera bags for the visual creatives who find themselves well off the beaten path is now available at B&H Photo. Photographers and videographers alike have sworn by the capabilities of the f-stop system since the company’s inception, in 2005. When you head off into the field, you don’t always need a backpack to carry all of your camera stuff—sometimes you have to bring supplies,
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
Lowepro seems to expand and upgrade its bags nearly every week, making sure to offer photographers the best possible systems for carrying their gear. Today, the company has launched a variety of products, including FreeLine series backpacks for every day, the more rugged Whistler series for adventurous types, and the GearUp series pouches to protect all your odds and ends. What you need today can be completely different tomorrow. This seems to be the motivation behind the
by Dan Wagner ·Posted
Don’t be surprised if you find yourself feeling happy with how well your photo gear is protected in Think Tank’s new lens cases and shoulder bags. Guaranteed to make you smile, the beautiful black and green Think Tank Photo Lens Case Duos come in six popular sizes, ranging from 4.9 to 9.9". Each case features stretch front pockets, zipper closure, top handle, belt loop, and a shoulder strap. For strength, durability, and protection,
by Dan Wagner ·Posted
Picture yourself making the scene at your next fashion shoot or gallery opening with the sophisticated, gray Manhattan Mover-30 Backpack from Manfrotto. This streamlined pack holds a DSLR, 3 to 4 lenses, 70-200mm f/4, drone kit, 14" laptop, and a 9.7" tablet. Thanks to the included insert and dividers, organizing gear couldn’t be easier. For versatility, the pack has side, rear, and top gear access, and exterior
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
Water is the mortal enemy of electronics and even though technology has been evolving, with many smartphone manufacturers realizing the benefit of waterproof devices, most camera equipment and mobile devices are still highly susceptible if they happen to take a spill in the drink. During many recent adventures, I wasn’t just going to be near water, I was going to be trekking through it, floating above it, and sometimes operating my equipment precariously close to it. This put me on the hunt for something that would alleviate my concerns, at
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
With travel plans on the horizon, I knew it was time to get a proper backpack. I opted for the Peak Design Everyday Backpack v2 in 20L, because I felt the size would work best for airplane travel. Another factor in my decision was that I simply needed something for—you guessed it—everyday
by Staff Writer ·Posted
Manfrotto is further expanding its Lifestyle Collection of camera bags with the addition of two new bags for the commuter-centric Manhattan Line and the new travel-focused Noreg family of camera bags. Designed for the urban DSLR or interchangeable lens mirrorless shooter, the all-gray, award-winning Manhattan line is built to ease your
by Dan Wagner ·Posted
So artfully designed, the Vinta Type II Camera Backpack Kit is one of those rare items a photographer might be tempted to hang on a gallery wall alongside their favorite photographs. The backpack is constructed from waterproof twill with leather accents, and is available in solid black, charcoal/natural, and forest/tan. Included with the kit is a field pack for accessories and a larger matching camera pack for storing up to
by Cory Rice ·Posted
Lowepro combines portability and ruggedness with its FreeLine BP 350 AW Backpack, designed for professional outdoor photographers. By incorporating a QuickShelf divider system, the bag easily adapts to whatever gear you need to carry. Three tiered shelves can be expanded or flattened with the snap of a button, allowing the bag to switch from camera carry to general use at a moment’s notice. Gear is accessible from the top, as well as both