Think Thank bags have every photog in mind


This backpack has some wheels.
This backpack has some wheels.
Photo: Think Tank

You could say Think Thank thought of every kind of photographer with the release of two upgraded lines of camera bags.

The globe-trekker needing a mother load of gear can rely on the new StreetWalker Rolling Backpack. The discreet street shooter with a single body and lens may select the contoured TurnStyle 5 V2.0.

Think Tank didn’t leave out the photographers with gear needs in between with either series that debuted this week.

Based in Santa Rosa, California, ThinkTank was founded by a group of professional photographers and designers who are constantly changing the products to reflect shifting industry demands and equipment trends. The company designs an assortment of carrying systems for video and still shooters.

The StreetWalker Backpacks have been popular with photographers. In addition to adding a spacious rolling backpack that will fit two DSLR bodies with attached lenses, an additional telephoto lens and a large laptop. StreetWalker V2.0 backpacks have upgrades like increased depth for modern DSLR systems as well as more dedicated pockets for smartphones, tablets, and external hard drives.

“The one thing we’ve heard over and over since they first launched is how comfortable and durable they are,” said Dough Murdoch, CEO and lead designer for Think Tank. “Now, with a hybrid rolling backpack and the upgraded core backpacks, we’ve integrated even more photographer feedback to expand their functionality.”

The StreetWalker Rolling BackpackV2.0 lists at $299.75. Backpack specs and prices for the full range of backpacks can be found on the Think Tank website.

ThinkTank TurnStyle
Sling and shoot.
Photo: Think Tank

For photographers with a lighter carry, the TurnStyle series is also upgraded from a popular first run. These are designed as sling bags and come in three different sizes. Even the smallest, the TurnStyle 5, fits a mirrorless body plus two to four lenses and an eight-inch tablet. The TurnsStyle 10 can fit a DSLR with one or two lenses with an 8-inch tablet and the TurnStyle 20 can fit a DSLR, up to three lenses and a 10-inch tablet.

The TurnStyle V2.0 series features a stabilizer strap to hold the bag steady while a photographer actively shoots. This strap can be tucked away and the bag easy rotates for quick access to your gear.

The new TurnStyle bags range from $74.75 to $99.75 and can be found on the Think Tank site.


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