A bag for the shutterbug snowboarder. The DaKine Reload Photo Backpack ($239.95) carries all of your camera gear and even your snowboard too. The bag has padded, movable dividers inside the bag accommodate everything from camera bodies and lenses to socks and wool layers and even some extra gnar. Keep your equipment safe during transport, this pack is perfect for photographers on the snow looking for a convenient carry system.
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The perfect choice to carry your gear on a mountain bike or just around the way. F-Stop’s Guru Day Pack ($165-$299) is ideal for a day trip or just around town with your full setup. Constructed from Rip Stop nylon and high density foam make this backpack a workhorse that stands up to abuse and features a full sized hip belt, padded shoulder straps, and adjustable sternum strap allow you to carry heavy loads easier. The bag works with F-Stop’s Small, Medium, and Hatchback ICU’s so you can use the correct ICU for the trip. Smaller ICU for less camera gear and more other stuff, or an extra ICU for all Camera gear.
Shred and shoot. Burton’s F-Stop Pack ($224.95) brings together pro-level photography features and snowsports-specific design to give you mobility, capacity, and protection for your cameras, lenses, and accessories. A fully-padded interior is stuffed with compartments that keep your prized goods safe, and external pockets organize your other on-snow needs. A well-designed vertical board carrying system lets you hike for your next shot.
It’s that time of year. Winter. As the demands of winter location photography increase, the Borealis AT Daypack ($189) from Mountainsmith delivers. The Borealis exceeds demand by providing photographers with the highest level of protection for a wide array of photo equipment, laptop computer, and digital accessories. A sturdy harness system and waist straps are set for spending all day on your back. The bag has enough cargo room for primary DSL camera; back-up camera body and camera gear, and a laptop. In addition, the bag is made with 100% recycled PET ReDura fabric, the Borealis AT is a great example of products and fabrics using re-purposed materials.
Out on the water? In raincountry? Need to keep your gear dry? The Camera Armor Seattle Sling Dry Bag ($139.99) is a waterproof, nylon and PVC sling-type bag designed to protect photo gear from that evil substance known as water. The bag has no zippers, simply roll it 3 times and close with a touch fastener. Inside the waterproof dry bag, the Seattle Sling incorporates a padded equipment box with four adjustable dividers. These adjustable safeguards allow for lenses, cameras, batteries and accessories to be protected from elements and impact. On the outside, the Seattle Sling maximizes its compact size with straps that wrap around larger equipment, such as a tripod, and clip securely to the outside of the bag.
Spend most of your winter in the backcountry? Adventure photography bag maker F-Stop has just announced their Tilopa BC photo backpack ($269+), designed specifically for those photographers who snowshoe, skin or boot pack their way around the snow-covered mountains. Well known ski and adventure photographer Dan Carr has an exclusive first look at the Tilopa BC on his blog. Go check it out for a great write-up and a bunch of great photos of the bag!
(Above photo courtesy of Dan Carr)
A belt pack for hours of on-the-trail use and abuse. Clik Elite’s Seeker Waist Pack is intended for the photographers who spend a lot of time shooting on the trail. The bag features a specialized back panel that provides supportive rigidity while still contouring to your back while corrugated channels increase air circulation, venting heat and moisture. Breathable, padded waist belt with bidirectional buckle comfortably distributes weight on the hips and keeps you cool during prolonged activity. An internal flexible “Marsupial” camera pouch with adjustable dividers keeps your gear protected and organized inside the main compartment.
On a mission to capture all the carving, drops, butters and tricks on your first trip up the slopes this year? Grab Dakine’s Mission Photo Backpack ($125) this fall and rest assured that your camera will be well protected. The bag features a removable padded camera block, vertical board carry, deploy-able tripod carry, back access entry, side organizer pockets, and a deploy-able rain cover. The backpack’s padded camera block will help keep your DSLR and up to four lenses safe and secure while your barrel down the mountain.
Are you an aspiring pro snowboarder/photographer? If so, step up to the Burton Focus Pack ($175), a pack built with snowboarders in mind. With carrying features for all of your gear, ample storage capacity, and easy access compartments, you can focus on getting the shot without worrying about how to haul all of your gear. The bag includes pockets and straps for shovels, heaters, film, cords, batteries, beverage, and sound—every piece of the puzzle has its place. Especially handy for photographers, the heater pockets extend battery life, the trap door compartment expands storage space, and the load-balance waist harness lets you pack on the pounds without falling down.
To help active photographers who need to haul their gear out to the trails and mountains for the day, F-Stop has released their lightweight Loka ($249) backpack. Constructed of ballistic rip stop nylon, high density foam, a waterproof urethane coated mesh and a mixture of heavy gauge and YKK waterproof zippers, the Loka was built to carry your photo gear and stand up to the adventurous lifestyle. The pack sits at 37L, is airline safe and allows you to switch out how much photography gear you want to bring with you by offering you the choice of multiple ICU (Internal Camera Unit) sizes, allowing you to adjust your photo gear vs. adventure gear ratio depending on the mission.