Latest jill-e Camera Bags

jill-e designs will be at CES 2011 showing off their new, stylish camera bags for girls and guys.  The Messenger-Style Carryall Bag (above) accommodates a DSLR and accessories and can be customized by swapping out the designer covers for the bag.  Other stylish bags for the guys include the new jack Rolling Satchel and jack Small Messenger Bag, which you can see below. [Read more...]

jill-e Custom-Painted Camera Bags

For all the ladies out there (or guys looking to get your significant other photographer a very girlie gift), jill-e has announced a new creative collaboration between jill-e designs and artist-photographer Todd Rigione of Madcamp Artistic Backgrounds to offer custom-painted camera / carry bags exclusively via the jill-e designs web site.

More details and images below. [Read more...]

Think Tank Photo Retrospective Camera Bag

Think Tank Photo has introduced the Retrospective series camera and lens shoulder bag. While the outside of the bags look intentionally innocuous, the insides house extremely sophisticated designs specifically created to help field photographers carry their gear safely and access it quickly. The Retrospectives come in two basic models, the shoulder bag and the lens changer. Each comes in different sizes. And, in what is a first for Think Tank, they also are available in a color other than black.

The Retrospective series ranges in price from $99 to $179.

More details in the press release below. [Read more...]

Gura Gear Camera Bags

Wildlife photographer, Andy Biggs, has launched a new camera bag line called Gura Gear.  Biggs designed the first bag in the line, the Kiboko, to his specifications based on his needs in the field.  The Kiboko weighs 4 pounds and is made from high-tech Dimension Polyant VX-21,which is a waterproof material used on sailboats. The Kiboko is fully customizable with extra dividers and a removable rain cover. It accommodates up to 500mm and 600mm lenses (both at the same time).

More on the new Gura Gear line in the press release below. [Read more...]

Clik Elite Camera Bags for Adventure Photographers

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Calling Clik Elite’s products ‘camera bags’ is a bit of an understatement.  So, consider the keyword in the title to be ‘adventure’ instead.

I ran into the guys from Clik Elite at PMA 2010, and they were kind enough to give me a rundown of their product line.  As they showed me some of the features of the camera bags, I spent most of my time commentating with words like ‘cool’ and ‘oh, wow’.

Clik Elite bags are designed first and foremost for active photographers.  If you just need to tote cameras and lenses from your typical point ‘A’ to your typical point ‘B’, then the Clik Elite gear is going to be way overkill for you.  However, if point ‘A’ happens to be at the top of a snow-covered mountain, you have skis on your feet, and you intend to reach point ‘B’ at the bottom of the mountain via those skis, then you’ll probably dig these bags. [Read more...]