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 Tuesday, April 15, 2014

 
From Think Tank Photo:
 
4/15/2014 - In this week's Pulitzer announcements, John Tlumacki's photograph from the Boston Marathon bombing was named as a finalist in the Breaking News Photography category. The photograph was also part of the Boston Globe's Pulitzer Prize winning Breaking News Reporting team coverage. In our newest About A Photograph video, located at blog.thinktankphoto.com/about-a-photograph, he describes his instincts as a photojournalist to run towards the bomb instead of away.
 
In the video, Tlumacki remembers: “I just reacted instinctively and ran forward. As I ran forward the second bomb went off and that’s the picture I made of the three police officers reacting to the runner, Bill Iffrig, who fell on the ground in front of me…I wasn’t really thinking about my safety at that point. I just think it’s my training as a journalist.”
 
Tlumacki has photographed 20 marathons during his 33 year career as a Globe general assignment staff photographer. He was named the National Press Photographers Association's Best Of Photojournalism 2014 Photojournalist of the Year (Larger Markets). He was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in photography for his coverage of the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, and he was the Boston Press Photographers Association Photographer of the Year in 2011 and then again last year, in 2013.
Post Date: 4/15/2014 11:50:43 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Wednesday, March 12, 2014

 
In its latest "About A Photograph" release, Think Tank Photo features Al Diaz's touching image of Pamela Rauseo performing CPR [successfully] on an infant alongside Miami’s State Road 836.
 
You can read more about the event on Al Diaz's blog and learn more about CPR on the Mayo Clinic website.
Post Date: 3/12/2014 8:02:12 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Think Tank Photo App House 10 and Modular Pixel Pocket Rocket
From Think Tank Photo:
 
Think Tank Photo Releases Two App House Hybrid Shoulder Bags/Belt-mounted Bags for Apple Tablets
 
SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Award-winning design firm Think Tank Photo just released the App House 8 and the App House 10, two hybrid bags for quick access to a small or standard-size Apple tablets either as shoulder bags or mounted on belts. Streamlined and secure, their small size, removable shoulder strap, and double-lock belt-mount make it practically effortless for anyone to carry and access their tablet and stay connected around town or when traveling.
 
Key features include:

  • Dedicated pockets for carrying a smart phone, device accessories, plus other small items.
  • Premium materials: YKK RC Fuse zippers, antique nickel-plated metal hardware and durable, long lasting, nylon fabric.
  • A dedicated, easily accessible smart phone pocket with soft liner.
  • An internal organizer with elastic and zippered pockets for connection cables, card readers, power cables, portable charger, pens, or other personal items.
  • 4-way stretch pocket on front for rapid access to lens caps, memory cards, batteries or other items.
  • Removable and adjustable shoulder strap with non-slip pad.
  • Double-lock belt attachment for added security.
  • Grab-handle on top for quick pickup.
  • Seam-sealed rain cover included in zippered compartment on bottom.
  • Think Tank “No Rhetoric” Warranty…period.

MATERIALS
 
Exterior: For superior water-resistance, all exterior fabric has a durable water-repellant (DWR) coating, plus fabric underside is coated with polyurethane. These bags also have YKK RC Fuse zippers, 250D shadow ripstop nylon, 420D high density nylon, 550D spun polyester, 200D polyester, antique nickel-plated metal hardware, 3-ply bonded nylon thread.
 
Interior: 210D silver-toned nylon lining, nylex lined phone and tablet pockets, 150D hexa mesh pockets, 200D polyester, closed-cell antilon foam, 3-ply bonded nylon thread.
 
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
 
App House 8

  • External Dimensions: 6.1” W x 8.5” H x 1” D (15.5 x 21.5 x 2.5 cm)
  • Smart Phone Pocket: 3.5” W x 5.2” H x 0.4” D (9 x 13.3 x 1 cm)
  • Tablet Compartment: 5.3” W x 7.9” H x 0.8” D (13.5 x 20 x 2 cm)
  • Weight with all accessories: 0.6 lbs (0.3 kg)

App House 10

  • External Dimensions: 8.1” W x 10” H x 1.4” D (20.5 x 25.5 x 3.5 cm)
  • Smart Phone Pocket: 5.9” W x 3.5” H x 0.4” D (15 x 9 x 1 cm)
  • Tablet Compartment: 7.9” W x 9.8” H x 0.8” D (20 x 25 x 2 cm)
  • Weight with all accessories: 0.8 lbs (0.4 kg)

Think Tank Photo Releases Modular Pixel Pocket Rocket: Belt-mountable with dedicated clear interior panels fit Six Camera CF cards and Three SD cards
 
Think Tank Photo’s new Modular Pixel Pocket Rocket (PPR) is belt-mountable. This enables photographers to easily whip out their CF and SD cards and to keep them securely and conveniently at hand when shooting. The Modular PPR is easily secured by a sturdy hook-and-loop panel to any Think Tank Photo modular belt or to any belt. It holds six CF cards and three SD cards, as well as other small accessories, such as a smart phone or lens cloth.
 
Photographers can untuck the neck-strap from its own interior slot as a wearable option to show ID or credentials through the clear panel.
 
Key features include:

  • Capacity: Holds 6 CF and 3 SD cards.
  • Belt-mount option with double security attachment.
  • Built-in neck-strap as a wearable option to readily show ID or business cards through a clear external pocket.

MATERIALS
 
Exterior: For superior water-resistance, all exterior fabric has a durable water-repellant (DWR) coating plus fabric underside has a polyurethane coating. It also has 250D shadow ripstop nylon and 3-ply bonded nylon thread.
 
Interior: 210D silver-toned nylon lining, 3-ply bonded nylon thread.
 
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Exterior Dimensions: 4.7” W x 5.1” H x 0.6” D (12 x 13 x 1.5 cm)
  • Photo ID Window: 3.9” W x 2.2” H (10 x 5.5 cm)
  • Weight with lanyard: 0.2 lbs (0.1 kg)

Think Tank Photo has the App House Hybrid Bags and Modular Pixel Pocket Rocket available now.
 
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Post Date: 3/4/2014 2:37:44 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Friday, February 21, 2014

 
From Think Tank Photo:
 
Think Tank Photo’s newest About A Photograph video features the story behind photojournalist John Stanmeyer’s award-winning photo of African migrants on the shore of Djibouti City at night, their phones raised in an attempt to capture an inexpensive signal from neighboring Somalia. The international jury of the 57th annual World Press Photo Contest recently selected his image as the World Press Photo of the Year 2013. The video can be found at http://blog.thinktankphoto.com/about-a-photograph/
 
In the video, Stanmeyer relates that, “This is a perfect example of modern day migration and the issues of modern day migration and our ability and desire to reconnect with our loved ones back home…It’s about hope.”
 
Jillian Edelstein, jury member from the UK/South Africa said: “It’s a photo that is connected to so many other stories—it opens up discussions about technology, globalization, migration, poverty, desperation, alienation, humanity. It’s a very sophisticated, powerfully nuanced image. It is so subtly done, so poetic, yet instilled with meaning, conveying issues of great gravity and concern in the world today.”
 
John Stanmeyer, born in Illinois, is a founding member of the VII photo agency. Living in the Far East for over 12 years, he has witnessed throughout that time nearly every major historical event in Asia, photographing the rapid changes taking place throughout the entire region. Working globally, he has focused on the plight of refugees from the Ugandan civil war, spent months chronicling the effects of the 2004 Tsunami and documented the mental healthcare crises in Asia.
 
He has been the recipient of numerous honors including the prestigious Robert Capa award, named Magazine Photographer of the Year, awarded numerous World Press, Picture of the Year and NPPA awards and in 2008 received the National Magazine Award for this in-depth essay on the global Malaria epidemic.
 
Think Tank Photo's “About a Photograph video series features some of the world’s leading photographers recounting the stories behind their images that captured global attention. Each short video focuses on the forces that led up to that perfect moment in time when subject, story, setting, equipment, and photographer converged.
Post Date: 2/21/2014 6:57:04 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Wednesday, January 29, 2014

 
From Think Tank Photo:
 
Our newest About A Photograph video features the story behind noted adventure photographer and cinematographer Tyler Stableford’s breathtaking image inside a rare cave in lceland's Langjökull Glacier. In the video, Tyler relates how potentially dangerous it was to shoot inside a moving glacier.
 
Said Tyler about shooting in nature, “It’s almost never as I envision it. It’s always close to that. But there’s some moving element that makes it a struggle. Most photographers in nature continue to strive because they never know when that beautiful graphic moment is going to happen. That’s the magic of photography for me.”
 
Based in Aspen, CO, Tyler has earned a worldwide clientele for his work. Men's Journal named him "One of the Seven World's Greatest Adventure Photographers,” and he is one of Canon’s prestigious Explorers of Light. Tyler has won numerous photo and filmmaking awards from The Art Directors Club, Communication Arts, PDN, American Photo and The International Photography Awards, among others.
 
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Post Date: 1/29/2014 10:02:30 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Thursday, January 16, 2014
Think Tank Photo Logo
From Think Tank Photo:
 
When we launched Think Tank in 2005 one of our cornerstone products was the largest backpack we've ever released, the aptly named Airport Addicted. It was the first backpack designed to hold large lenses (e.g. a 400mm f/2.8 with lens hood and a 300mm f/2.8), as well as multiple SLR bodies and a laptop computer, that fit within domestic airline carry-on requirements for overhead storage compartments.
 
Win One and Fill It Up-on Us!
Fresh from our product archives, how would you like to win one of our very last Airport Addicteds, in pristine condition? Plus, you can select $300 worth of any other Think Tank Photo gear that you want to be packed inside of it! To enter, all you need to do is to send us one of your favorite photos taken in 2013. This random drawing ends on January 31st. Don't wait, enter now!
 
The Airport Addicted comes with a seam-sealed removable rain cover and shoulder straps that tuck away for storage, stretchable Span-Kodra front and side pockets for storage of cell phones, clothing, water bottles, and other items, a monopod/tripod mounting system, and lockable zipper sliders.
 
Note: Use the links from this site to get a free gift with your purchase of $50.00 or more at Think Tank Photo!
Post Date: 1/16/2014 12:38:23 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Wednesday, January 08, 2014

 
From Think Tank Photo:
 
Our newest About A Photograph video features the story behind noted music photographer Adam Elmakias’s poignant image of Suicide Silence’s late vocalist Mitch Lucker and his daughter in a private moment together backstage. In the video, Elmakias narrates how this photo altered not only his creative viewpoint, but his understanding of the role of photojournalism in creating and capturing events for history. The video can be found at http://blog.thinktankphoto.com/about-a-photograph/
 
In Adam’s words: “I sort of took the moment for granted. But I had never had someone pass away after taking their photograph. It opened up a whole new area for me. A lot of the artists I work with wonder, ‘What is this photograph going to do for us in 20 years? It doesn’t mean we have to publish or use it now, but can save it so that we have everything we’ve done documented.’”
 
Adam is a music and travel photographer based out of San Diego California. He has spent the good majority of the past five years traveling with bands on the road. They include A Day to Remember, Alan Ashby, All Time Low, Neil Westfall, Of Mice & Men, and Pierce the Veil.
 
Check out all of Think Tank Photo's "About a Photograph Videos" on the Think Tank Photo Blog.
 
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Post Date: 1/8/2014 7:29:59 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Monday, November 18, 2013
Retrospective 15L Casual Canvas Laptop Bag (Pinestone)
11/18/2013 - We just introduced a retro-inspired alternative to conventional and obvious laptop cases for carrying expensive technical devices discreetly—the Retrospective Laptop Case. Inspired by the popularity of the company's inconspicuous Retrospective canvas shoulder bag series, these new laptop cases are available in 13-inch and 15-inch sizes and three colors: Pinestone or Blue Slate in sand-washed 100% premium cotton canvas, or Black in polyspun.
 
The Retrospective 13L and Retrospective 15L laptop cases’ retro look mixes "Old-School" with "New-School" that is a throwback to the days when bags where visually simple but highly functional. These new laptop cases are designed for today’s laptop owners whose personal style resonates with classic materials and design, as well as wanting their electronics to be readily accessible yet well-concealed.
 
Like all shoulder bags in the series, the Retrospective Laptop Cases are built with durability and comfort in mind. They feature premium quality YKK RC Fuse zippers, metal hardware, leather accents, and a cushioned and padded nonslip shoulder strap that can be positioned for all-day comfort. A breakthrough in design is the smooth back-panel that reduces wear and tear on clothing. Besides carrying and concealing expensive laptops, the rear pocket is designed to hold a Tablet and the main compartment easily fits file folders, books or binders. An easily accessible front organizer features a key tether with pockets for pens, business cards and small accessories. Treated with a water resistant coating, Retrospective Laptop Cases offers double protection from the elements with a seam-sealed rain cover.
 
Another attractive aspect of the Retrospective collection is the price. In fact, distressed canvas bags of comparable quality are priced up to $300 whereas the Retrospective 13L is $149.75 and Retrospective 15L is $159.75.
 
Materials

  • Pine Stone & Blue Slate Exterior: All fabric exterior treated for durable water resistance, plus fabric underside has a polyurethane coating for extra water resistance, sand-washed 100% cotton canvas, antique nickel-plated metal hardware, premium quality YKK RC Fuse zippers, polyspun webbing, 3-ply bonded nylon thread
  • Pine Stone & Blue Slate Exterior Interior: 210D silver-toned nylon, 2x polyurethane coated nylon 210T seam-sealed taffeta rain cover, 3-ply bonded nylon thread
  • Black Exterior: All fabric exterior treated with durable water resistance, plus fabric underside has a polyurethane coating for extra water resistance, 1100D polyspun, antique nickel-plated metal hardware, premium quality YKK RC Fuse zippers, nylon webbing, 3-ply bonded nylon thread
  • Black Interior: 210D silver-toned nylon, 2x polyurethane coated nylon 210T seam-sealed taffeta rain cover, 3-ply bonded nylon thread

Specifications
 
Retrospective 13L

  • External Dimensions: 14.6” W x 11.4” H x 2.8” D (37 x 29 x 7 cm)
  • Laptop Compartment: 13” W x 9.4” H x 1.2” D (33 x 24 x 3 cm)
  • iPad Compartment: 9.8” W x 7.9” H (25 x 20 cm)
  • Weight: 2.4 lbs (1.1 kg)

Retrospective 15L

  • External Dimensions: 16.1” W x 12.2” H x 2.8” D (41 x 31 x 7 cm)
  • Laptop Compartment: 15” W x 11” H x 1.6” D (38 x 28 x 4 cm)
  • iPad Compartment: 11.8” W x 9” H ( 30 x 23 cm)
  • Weight: 2.8 lbs (1.3 kg)

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Post Date: 11/18/2013 3:03:21 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Monday, October 28, 2013
From Think Tank Photo:
 
Our latest "About A Photograph" film features photojournalist Nick Ut’s story behind his iconic Vietnam War image of a terrified young girl, Phan Thi Kim Phuc, escaping a South Vietnamese napalm bomb attack.
 
In the video, Ut recounts how he had to make an ethical choice between capturing images as a photojournalist and helping this severely burned girl. In the end he did both. He captured one of the most impactful war images in history and was able to take the burn victim forty minutes to Cu Chi hospital.
 
You can read more on what happened that day, here - bit.ly/1idL2g9.
 
Warning: The video (seen here) shows the iconic Vietnam War image of a naked girl running from the remnants of a napalm attack. While the largely ubiquitous image is not something we'd usually share on the site, I decided the laregly unkown backstory of Nick Ut saving the young girl's life was certainly worth sharing. [Sean]
Post Date: 10/28/2013 9:18:55 AM CT   Posted By: Sean

 
Think Tank Photo released this video in their "About A Photograph" a couple of weeks ago and I simply missed it. I'm glad I stumbled across it this morning. The video reiterates the old adage, "Persistence pays off."
 
From Think Tank Photo:
 
Randy Olson talks to us about how he needed to have his Indian assistant press the shutter for this photograph. Captured when global population hit seven billion, National Geographic commissioned Randy to tell the story.
 
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Post Date: 10/28/2013 8:59:27 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Wednesday, October 02, 2013

 
From Think Tank Photo:
 
Think Tank Photo today released the eighth in its "About A Photograph" video series. In it, photojournalist David Burnett, described by American Photo magazine as one of the "100 Most Important People in Photography," narrates the fascinating story behind his disturbing images of victims of Chilean president Augusto Pinochet’s brutal dictatorship.
 
Santa Rosa, CA – October 02, 2013 – Think Tank Photo today released the eighth in its "About A Photograph" video series. In it, photojournalist David Burnett, described by American Photo magazine as one of the "100 Most Important People in Photography," narrates the fascinating story behind his disturbing images of victims of Chilean president Augusto Pinochet’s brutal dictatorship. The video interview can be found at http://aboutaphotograph.com.
 
Burnett sensed the "sixtieth of a second" when the eyes of "The Man In The Picture" (as the photo soon became known) caught Burnett’s and history was captured. The image ran in magazines and newspapers around the globe soon thereafter.
 
"There can be a moment when a photograph almost transcends the public moment and becomes something very private within that space," said Burnett. "I’d love to take a picture of him now. But more importantly, I’d love to shake his hand."
 
Burnett is a photojournalist with more than four decades of work covering the news, the people, and visual tempo of our age. He is co-founder of Contact Press Images, the New York based photojournalism agency now entering its 37th year. In July, 2011, David worked with Photographers for Hope to create a workshop for homeless news vendors in Glasgow, Scotland. He is also collaborating with the group "Facing Change - Documenting America" which is trying to recreate a modern version of the FSA, and take a serious look at the issues facing the country during these turbulent economic times.
 
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Post Date: 10/2/2013 6:01:24 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Monday, September 16, 2013
Think Tank Photo My 2nd Brain 15 (Black)
Think Tank Photo is raffling off a 15" Macbook Pro with one of their newly released My 2nd Brain bags. The drawing will be held Tuesday, September 24.
 
Enter the Giveaway Drawing*
 
*Link updated
Post Date: 9/16/2013 1:55:39 PM CT   Posted By: Sean

 
From Think Tank Photo:
 
Think Tank Photo today released the seventh in its “About A Photograph” video series. In it, photojournalist Joe McNally, described by American Photo magazine as “perhaps the most versatile photojournalist working today,” narrates the fascinating story behind his striking image of Bolshoi Prima Ballerina Nadia Grachevo taken atop a roof overlooking the Kremlin.
 
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Post Date: 9/16/2013 11:11:47 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Monday, September 09, 2013
My 2nd Brain Laptop Bag Collection
From Think Tank Photo:
 
9/9/2013 - It is because Apple devices do things humans cannot that fans of Apple laptops are emotionally and physically connected to their laptops, as though their laptops are their “second brains.” Ourselves die-hard fans of Apple devices, we just released the ultra thin My 2nd Brain bag collection. The four bags were created with pockets specifically sized for Apple computers and accessories and all the tools needed to support a digital lifestyle. And inside each bag is silkscreened a question for our modern lives: “where would I be without you?”
 
Each case is built for a specific Mac or iPad computer with pouches and pockets matched to that product’s accessories. The accessory compartments include clear zippered pockets and mesh pouches sized for Apple chargers, cables, adapters and so much more. Even iPhone mobile digital devices or sunglasses have special plush pockets placed for easy access.
 
Each My 2nd Brain bag is built with high quality fabrics and metal hardware that complements the aluminum unibody finish of Apple computers. The front pocket unzips to expose a padded plush pouch sized for an iPad or iPad Mini mobile digital device, as well as an organizer for pens and small accessories. At the top of the bag is a plush pocket for an iPhone mobile digital device that includes a pouch for earbuds or a Bluetooth headset.
 
The main zippered storage area is lined on one side with several mesh pouches sized for Apple chargers and accessories. The other side of this storage area is lined with clear zippered pockets to safely hold Apple adapters and smaller items. The rear padded pocket is fitted to hold an iPad mobile digital device or 11”, 13” or 15” Mac laptop. On the rear of the bag is an easy access pouch for documents. Even the removable padded shoulder strap provides storage with a buckle and strap to secure full-size headphones. All of this storage capacity is held in a bag that measures just 1.9” to 2.6” thick, depending on the Apple product for which it was designed.
 
PRODUCT DETAILS

  • My 2nd Brain Tablet: fits iPad and iPhone mobile digital devices with their accessories: power adapter, USB connection cable, camera connection kit, earbuds, stylus, monitor adapters, USB drives, SD/CF cards, pens, business cards, and other personal items.
  • My 2nd Brain 11: fits 11” MacBook Air laptop plus iPad Mini and iPhone mobile digital devices with their accessories: power adapter, super drive, portable hard drives, Ethernet adapter, USB hub, USB connection cable, earbuds, monitor adapters, USB drives, SD/CF cards, pens, business cards, and other personal items.
  • My 2nd Brain 13: fits 13” MacBook Pro (or 13” MacBook Air) laptop plus iPad (Mini or original) and iPhone mobile digital devices with accessories: power adapter, portable hard drives, USB hub, USB connection cable, earbuds, monitor adapters, Ethernet cable, USB drives, SD/CF cards, pens, business cards, and other personal items.
  • My 2nd Brain 15: fits 15” MacBook Pro laptop plus iPad (Mini or original) and iPhone mobile digital devices with accessories: power adapter, portable hard drives, USB hub, USB connection cable, earbuds, monitor adapters, Ethernet cable, USB drives, SD/CF cards, pens, business cards, and other personal items

SERIES FEATURES

  • Available in Black, Harbor Blue, and Mist Green.
  • Easily accessible iPhone mobile digital device pocket with plush lining and earbud pouch.
  • Front pocket with plush pouch for iPad or iPad Mini™ mobile digital device (product specific).
  • Organizer for pens, business cards, keys or other personal items.
  • Padded protection for your most valuable electronics.
  • Large rear pocket for documents or papers.
  • Removable shoulder strap with adjustable, non-slip pad.
  • Grab handle on top for quick pick-up.
  • Poly Ballistic fabric ensures durability while silver-toned liner provides a technical appearance.
  • Think Tank Photo’s “No Rhetoric” warranty.

Note: Use the links from this site to get a free gift with your purchase of $50.00 or more at Think Tank Photo!

Think Tank Photo POWERHOUSE Organizer Cases
From Think Tank Photo:
 
9/9/2013 - Now you can keep the bottom of your bags from becoming a tangled mess of cables and accessories with our new PowerHouse clear cases. These practical cases keep chargers organized with divided space for the power adapter and the power cable inside clear zippered pockets. The back of the case features zippered organizer pockets to hold small adapters and cables.
 
The PowerHouse organizer case comes in three sizes, each matched to an iPad or MacBook computer’s power adapter and cable.

  • PowerHouse Tablet: Fits an iPad or iPad Mini mobile digital device’s power adapter and USB charger cable plus a stylus, camera connection kit, pens, small cables, USB drives, and other small accessories.
  • PowerHouse Air: Fits an 11” or 13” MacBook Air laptop’s power adapter and AC cable plus pens, small cables, USB drives, and other small accessories.
  • PowerHouse Pro: Fits a 13” or 15” MacBook Pro laptop’s power adapter and AC cable plus pens, small cables, USB drives, and other small accessories.

MATERIALS

  • The all-fabric exterior is treated with a durable water resistant coating; the fabric underside is coated with polyurethane for superior water resistance.
  • YKK zippers
  • 210D silver-toned nylon, clear phthalate-free PVC (meets REACH standard) window, 150D hexa mesh, nylon binding, 3-ply bonded nylon thread.

SPECIFICATIONS
 
PowerHouse Tablet

  • External Dimensions: 6.1” W x 3.3” H x 1.6” D (15.5 x 8.5 x 4 cm)
  • Weight (with all accessories): 0.2 lbs (0.1 kg)

PowerHouse Air

  • External Dimensions: 7.5” W x 3.9” H x 1.8” D (19 x 10 x 4.5 cm)
  • Weight (with all accessories): 0.2 lbs (0.1 kg)

PowerHouse Pro

  • External Dimensions: 7.9” W x 5.1” H x 2” D (20 x 13 x 5 cm)
  • Weight (with all accessories): 0.2 lbs (0.1 kg)

Note: Use the links from this site to get a free gift with your purchase of $50.00 or more at Think Tank Photo!

Post Date: 9/9/2013 3:24:43 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Thursday, August 15, 2013
Think Tank Photo TurnStyle Sling Camera Bags
From Think Tank Photo:
 
Santa Rosa, Calif. - Think Tank Photo announces the release of a new sling camera bag collection, the TurnStyle. Lightweight with easy access, the three TurnStyle models are ideal for DSLRs and mirrorless systems. Their soft, body-conforming shape means all-day comfort and their tough water-resistant fabrics offer lasting protection. Easy rotation gives photographers fast access to their gear, including a zippered tablet pocket on all three sizes. These hybrid bags can we be worn as a shoulder sling bag or as a belt pack for increased versatility and comfort.
 
The fully customizable interior can be arranged for a DSLR with a 70-200 2.8 or a small mirrorless system. They hold real appeal for urban photographers who are upgrading their systems and need a bag to carry an extra lens or two. Women will love their being lightweight and yet having large carrying capacity in even the small and medium sizes. Delivering the perfect balance of form and function, TurnStyle bags have it all: comfort, versatility, style and rapid access.
 
Product Details:

  • TurnStyle 5: Fits a mirrorless system with two to four lenses plus a small tablet. The front organizer pocket holds memory cards and other small accessories.
    Examples: Fuji X-Pro1 with 50mm f/1.4 attached + 38mm f/2.0 + 60mm f/2.8 with hoods reversed OR Olympus E-P2 with 14-42mm attached + 17mm f/2.8 + 40-150mm f/4-5.6 + VF-2 viewfinder + FL-14 flash.
  • TurnStyle 10: Fits a standard size DSLR with one to three lenses plus a small tablet. The front organizer pocket holds memory cards and other small accessories.
    Examples: Nikon D800 with 24-70 f/2.8 attached + 50mm f/1.4 hoods reversed or Canon 5DMIII with 50mm f/1.2 attached + 16-35mm f2.8 hoods reversed.
  • TurnStyle 20: Fits a standard size DSLR with one to four lenses plus a large tablet. The front organizer pocket holds memory cards and other small accessories.
    Examples: Nikon D800 with 70-200 f/2.8 attached + 50 f/1.4 (or flash) hoods reversed or Canon 5DMIII.

Special Features:

  • High quality RC-Fuse YKK zippers plus metal clips and hardware
  • Lightweight Poly Ballistic fabrics for durability and water resistance
  • Breathable air-mesh back panel keeps the back cool during long days
  • Slim design and easy access
  • Fully-customizable interior dividers
  • Wide shoulder strap with quick-release buckle
  • Front organizer pocket for batteries, memory cards or other small accessories
  • Hook/loop on shoulder strap keeps loose webbing secure and out of the way
  • Seam-sealed rain cover included in bottom pocket
  • Main compartment opens wide providing quick access to your gear
  • No Rhetoric warranty on all manufacturing defects

Materials:
 
Exterior

  • All fabric exterior treated with a durable water resistant coating while fabric underside is coated with polyurethane for superior water resistance
  • YKK® RC Fuse (abrasion resistant) zippers
  • 420D velocity nylon, 250D shadow rip-stop nylon, 3D air mesh
  • Y-Buckle, double gate keeper, nylon webbing
  • 3-ply bonded nylon thread

Interior

  • Removable high density closed cell foam dividers
  • 210D silver-toned nylon, polyurethane backed velex liner
  • Phthalate-free PVC (meets REACH standard) clear mesh pockets
  • 2x polyurethane coated 210T seam-sealed taffeta rain cover
  • Nylon binding tape
  • 3-ply bonded nylon thread

TurnStyle Specifications:
 
TurnStyle 5

  • Internal Dimensions: 6.3” W x 11” H x 3.5” D (16 x 28 x 9 cm)
  • External Dimensions: 7.1” W x 13.8” H x 3.9” D (18 x 35 x 10 cm)
  • Small tablet compartment: 6.3” x 8.7” x 0.4” (16 x 22 x 1 cm)
  • Maximum weight (with all accessories): 0.8lb (0.3kg)

TurnStyle 10

  • Internal Dimensions: 7.1” W x 12.6” H x 4.8” D (18 x 32 x 12.2 cm)
  • External Dimensions: 8.3” W x 15.4” H x 5.2” D (21 x 39 x 13.2 cm)
  • Small tablet compartment: 6.3” x 8.7” x 0.4” (16 x 22 x 1 cm)
  • Maximum weight (with all accessories): 1.0lbs (0.4kg)

TurnStyle 20

  • Internal Dimensions: 8.3” W x 15” H x 4.8” D (21 x 38 x 12.2 cm)
  • External Dimensions: 9.3” W x 17.3” H x 5.4” D (23.5 x 44 x 13.7 cm)
  • Small tablet compartment: 8.1” x 10.2” x 0.6” (20.5 x 26 x 1.5 cm)
  • Maximum weight (with all accessories): 1.2lb (0.5kg)

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Post Date: 8/15/2013 11:40:22 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Friday, August 02, 2013

 
From Think Tank Photo:
 
We just released the fourth in our “About A Photograph” video series. In it, photojournalist Ami Vitale narrates the events behind her touching photograph of Ethiopian women participating in an elaborate coffee ceremony.
 
Said Vitale, “I don’t come taking millions of pictures. I spend time with them and simply observe. If you wait long enough those amazing images will come.”
 
Based in Montana, Vitale is a contract photographer with National Geographic magazine and frequently gives workshops throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. Her journey as a photojournalist has taken her to more than 80 countries. Her photographs have been exhibited around the world in museums and galleries and published in international magazines including National Geographic, Adventure, Geo, Newsweek, Time, and Smithsonian. Her work has garnered multiple awards from prestigious organizations including World Press Photos, the Lowell Thomas Award for Travel Journalism, Lucie awards, the Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding Reporting, and the Magazine Photographer of the Year award, among many others.
 
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Post Date: 8/2/2013 2:11:30 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Wednesday, July 17, 2013
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From Think Tank Photo:
 
One of the most common questions we receive from experienced and new photographers alike is "How do I most effectively pack my camera equipment, travel with it and then arrive at my destination with my gear intact and ready to shoot?" Over the years our Customer Service team has gathered the very best advice, which they now present in a free report, "PACK TRAVEL SHOOT," available for download here.
 
For example, did you know:

  • You can configure the dividers in your shoulder bag so that your camera is better protected, lessening the chances of it being damaged?
  • With airlines, the weight of carry-on bags is becoming as much of an issue as their size?
  • Because of weight/size restrictions and the lack of airline insurance, many photographers now ship their gear in advance using services such as FedEx?

This guide is filled with insights that, we hope, keep your gear safer and increase your enjoyment of finally getting to your destination and shooting.
 
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Post Date: 7/17/2013 3:09:36 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
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