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Snapperstuff delivers bumper crop of bags

Posted on Aug 16, 2019

The new camera bags come in a range of styles and sizes and are aimed at wilderness and urban photographers alike

Snapperstuff has announced the sale of a host of new camera bags from MindShift and Think Tank Photo. The diverse array of products are designed with photographers on the go in mind, whether shooting in the wild, in an urban environment or in the studio.

MindShift PhotoCross

blankThe PhotoCross 15 and PhotoCross 13 are designed for adventure photographers and come with a host of features suited to their needs. Durability and comfort are the highlights of this backpack, and key features include:

  • Weatherproof zippers and materials.
  • Durable materials provide abrasion resistance.
  • Extra-large side panel gives you complete access to all your gear.
  • Tripod or jacket carry with included straps.
  • Dedicated, padded pocket fits 15in/13in laptop (PhotoCross 15 and PhotoCross 13 respectively).
  • Waist belt is wide and removable, providing comfort and flexibility.
  • Waterproof, heavy-duty tarpaulin base.
  • Wide, body-forming shoulder straps provide superior comfort.
  • Water bottle pocket locks in most one-litre bottles.
  • Back panel with breathable 320G air mesh keeps your back cool during long days.
  • Internal zippered pockets for batteries, memory cards or other small accessories.
  • Easily accessible front pockets for filters, snacks or a light layer.
  • T-pulls are easily gripped with or without gloves.
  • Top and side carry-handles.
  • Fully customisable interior dividers for photo or personal gear.
  • Included: seam-sealed rain cover for downpour conditions.

Both bags have a volume of 20 litres and both can fit an ungripped DSLR, three to five lenses including a 70–200mm f2.8 – attached/detached for the 15 and 13 respectively – and a laptop.

Both bags are constructed using the following:

Exterior:

  • All fabric exterior is treated with a durable water-resistant coating while fabric underside is coated with polyurethane for superior water resistance.
  • YKK weather-resistant zippers.
  • 420D high-density nylon.
  • Heavy-duty nylon tarpaulin.
  • 350g air mesh, nylon webbing.
  • Three-ply bonded nylon thread.

Interior:

  • Removable closed-cell foam dividers.
  • P210D liner.
  • Polyurethane-backed velex liner.
  • Two polyurethane coated 210T seam-sealed taffeta rain covers.
  • Nylon binding tape.
  • Three-ply bonded nylon thread.

Urban Access Backpack

blankThink Tank Photo’s Urban Access Backpack 15 and Urban Access Backpack 13 are designed with ease of access in mind, for photographers on the go or in the studio.

Access panels on both sides enable users to sling the backpack left or right, while the rear panel provides complete access to gear when working directly out of the bag. Plus, the centre tripod mounting system balances even large tripods securely while still allowing access to gear.

Key features include:

  • Two quick side-access panels with full-access rear panel.
  • Dedicated laptop pocket.
  • Tripod attachment on the front secures a small or large tripod with deployable cup.
  • Access a 70–200mm f/2.8 attached without taking off your bag (larger 15 size only).
  • Deep front pocket fits a light jacket.
  • Robust shoulder harness with load-lifters help to adjust the weight of the pack.
  • Removable sternum strap and waist belt.
  • Luggage handle pass-through.
  • Top compartment fits snacks and personal gear.
  • Expandable water bottle pockets on both sides.
  • Customisable divider system.
  • Top-compartment mesh pockets help keep small items organised.
  • Internal organiser pockets give you quick access to filters, batteries, cards etc.
  • Included: Seam-sealed rain cover.

The Urban Access Backpack 15 can hold one ungripped DSLR or mirrorless body with lens attached up to a 70–200mm f/2.8, three to five additional lenses, a strobe, a 15-inch laptop, plus personal gear. The smaller 13 can hold one ungripped DSLR or mirrorless body with lens attached up to a 24–70mm f/2.8, two to four additional lenses including a 70–200mm f2/.8 detached, a 13-inch laptop, plus personal gear.

blankBoth bags are constructed using the following:

Exterior:

  • Durable water-repellant (DWR) coating with polyurethane-backed fabric for superior water resistance.
  • 500D two-tone poly tech weave.
  • YKK RC fuse zippers.
  • 420D high-density nylon.
  • Anodised aluminum hooks.
  • Nylon webbing.
  • High-density nylon air mesh.
  • Three-ply bonded nylon thread.

Interior:

  • Stiffened closed-cell foam dividers.
  • Polyurethane-backed liner and dividers.
  • 210D nylon.
  • Super-grip velex.
  • Hexa mesh.
  • High-density nylon microfibre.
  • Two polyurethane coated nylon 190T seam-sealed rain covers.
  • Three-ply bonded nylon thread.

Retrospective V2

blankThink Tank Photo’s Retrospective V2 comes in five sizes – the 5, 7, 10, 20 and 30. The shoulder bag has been designed with a classic look and modern features. Key features include:

  • Soft and form-fitting with minimalist outer appearance.
  • Zippered opening to main compartment tucks away when not in use.
  • Dedicated pocket fits a tablet or small laptop (size dependent).
  • Luggage handle pass-through.
  • Collapsible water bottle pocket.
  • Hook-and-loop sound silencers offer discretion when needed.
  • Webbing rail to accommodate modular pouches or carabineer.
  • Additional dividers to subdivide compartments for smaller lenses.
  • Front pocket fits a 10in tablet (Retrospective 7, 10 and 20 only).
  • Organiser pocket.
  • Wide storage pocket on back.
  • Removable carrying handle.
  • Zippered pocket for valuables and small items.
  • Adjustable shoulder strap with cushioned non-slip pad.
  • Seam-sealed rain cover included.

Capacity differs between sizes, with the smallest bag measuring 9.5×7.8×4.9in (WxHxD) and the largest measuring 15×10.5×6.7in.

The Retrospective V2 shoulder bags are constructed using the following:

Exterior:

  • Durable water-repellant coating.
  • Polyurethane coating.
  • Sand-washed 100% cotton canvas.
  • YKK RC Fuse (abrasion-resistant) zippers.
  • Antique brass-plated hardware.
  • Nylon webbing.
  • Three-ply bonded nylon thread.

Interior:

  • Closed-cell foam and PE board reinforced dividers.
  • 210D silver-toned nylon.
  • Polyester 300D two-tone twill ripstop liner.
  • Polyurethane backed velex liner and dividers.
  • Two polyurethane coated nylon 210T seam-sealed rain covers.
  • Three-ply bonded nylon thread.

For more information on all products, please visit Snapperstuff’s website.

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