Manfrotto’s New Line of Camera Bags is Kata’s Old Line of Camera Bags

Manfrotto Camera Bags NAB 2014-11

I took a look at Manfrotto’s new camera bags at NAB 2014. The lines are definitely pro caliber with a lot of solid features that pro users will appreciate. Upon closer inspection though, it’s clear that the designs aren’t actually new but take a page from a previous pro-bag designer within the Vitec Group brand that serves as an umbrella for Manfrotto and other camera equipment brands. [Read more…]

Lowepro Unveils New Pro Roller x-Series Camera Bags

Lowepro Pro Roller X200AW

Lowepro Pro Roller X200AW

Lowepro has unveiled a trio of new rolling camera bags in the new Pro Roller x-Series – the Pro Roller X100 AW, Pro Roller X200AW and Pro Roller X300AW. At the core of this new design is Lowepro’s patent-pending MaxFit System of adjustable, interior dividers. This micro-fitting structure is intended to make it easy to closely pack pro bodies, large lenses and all essential accessories in a deep and roomy interior while maintaining superior protection in a streamlined form factor. The design is paired with high-impact protection, built-in weather protection and a travel-friendly design. [Read more…]