Mindshift Announces Two New Camera Backpacks

Mindshift Announces Two New Camera Backpacks

Mindshift Gear – my personal camera bag of choice – has announced the arrival of two brand new camera backpacks this week: The Sidepath and Trailscape packs.

One of the greatest challenges outdoor photographers face is how to carry their smaller, and yet still sophisticated and expensive camera gear in a backpack of sufficient quality to endure the rigors of the wilds. To meet their needs, MindShift Gear has released the SidePath, a lightweight outdoor photography backpack that features superior materials and construction.

The Sidepath’s contoured back panel with lumbar support, air-channel, lightweight harness, and adjustable sternum strap provide all day comfort. The backpack is constructed with P600D and 420D nylon, high quality YKK zippers, 420D high-density nylon with re-enforced stress points for long-lasting durability and strength.

At one-and-a half-pounds, the SidePath is a great grab-and-go bag that can be used for landscape, travel, a day out, or anything in between. Rear panel access keeps gear secure and the harness clean. A roomy zippered compartment fits a 10” tablet and all the supplies needed for a one-day adventure. Learn more about the Sidepath here.

MindShift Gear’s new TrailScape backpack balances outdoor photographers’ desire to have access to their essential photo gear while maintaining a slim and compact profile. The TrailScape fits a complete camera system, including a 70-200mm f/2.8 attached with hood in the shooting position. With its multiple lash points, photographers can carry extra gear, such as a light jacket and lunch. And, its laptop and tablet slots allow them to use this as their “go to” backpack while in transit.

“At MindShift, we are focused on meeting the needs of outdoor enthusiasts who are often carrying sophisticated and expensive electronics deep into the wild. What they seek are protection and comfort,” said Doug Murdoch, MindShift Gear’s CEO and Lead Designer. “The TrailScape’s removable webbing waistbelt helps stabilize the bag while active and its contoured back panel with lumbar support and robust harness provide for all day comfort.” Learn more about the Trailscape here.

MindShift Gear is a group of committed professional photographers and product designers who support conservation and protection of our natural resources and planet. Founded by the creators of Think Tank Photo, MindShift is dedicated to building carrying solutions for those who are passionate about experiencing the natural world. Their slogan, “Engage with nature,” challenges people to not only become involved in outdoor activities, but to create a conversation about nature and our relationship to the environment.

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NEW Free Ebook: Namibia Impressions

NEW Free Ebook: Namibia Impressions

Namibia is a land of many contrasts and extremes. Situated between the Namib and Kalahari deserts, the country gets less rain than any other country in sub-Saharan Africa. While hot and arid in the interior, Namibia’s coast is surprisingly cool and moist, the product of the cold Atlantic colliding with Africa’s warm and dry southern tip. Seals and sea birds come by the thousands to congregate in this narrow temperate zone. And while the arid desert can appear void of any life at all, the renowned Etosha National Park is a showcase for African wildlife such as lions, cheetahs, leopards, elephants, zebras, rhinos, and more.

Richard Bernabe is offering this free Ebook with some of his favorite images, as well as camera settings and a few comments about the specific place or how the image was created. Get your copy here:

https://www.richardbernabe.com/namibia-impressions

If this makes you want to see and photograph Namibia in person with Richard and Brendan van Son, check out the May 12 – 13, 2017 photo tour with Epic Destinations.

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