MindShift Launches First Light Camera Bags
MindShift Gear has launched First Light camera bags, a new line of dual-purpose photography backpacks. The camera bag series includes three models namely FirstLight 20L, FirstLight 30L and FirstLight 40L.
The new camera bags are specially designed for the photographers who carry 200mm to 600mm lenses. Offered in three sizes, the camera backpacks are equipped with contoured, adjustable torso harnesses with 11 adjustment points.
The camera bags feature tripod/monopod mounting system on front or side, better weight distribution, rain cover, two front stuff pockets for carrying extra gears, ballistic nylon bottom panel for durability, top zippered pocket, and side compression straps with locking SR buckles.
The FirstLight 20L can carry one standard-size DSLR and 4–6 standard zoom lenses or can hold 2 large Mirrorless DSLRs and 5–7 lenses plus a flash. It can also hold lens with a maximum size of 200–400mm f/4 (detached) or 300mm f/2.8 (attached). In addition, a laptop of up to 15-inch can be fitted in the front pocket. Measuring 29 x 47.5 x 17.8cm, the backpack weighs 1.9kg.
The FirstLight 30L allows photographers to carry one gripped DSLR and 4–6 standard zoom lenses along with one flash. Also, lens with a maximum size of 500mm f/4 (detached) or 400mm f/2.8 (attached) can be carried in the backpack. The front pocket can fit up to 15-inch laptop. Measuring 30.5 x 48.3 x 22cm, the camera bag weighs 2.4kg.
Two gripped DLSRs with 6–8 standard zoom lenses and 1–2 flashes and a lens with a maximum size of 600mm f/4 (detached) and 500mm f/4 (attached) can be easily carried in the FirstLight 40L. A laptop of up to 17-inch can be fitted in the front pocket. Measuring 34 x 51 x 18.5cm, the backpack weighs 2.7kg.
Available currently, the FirstLight 20L, FirstLight 30L and FirstLight 40L are priced at USD 230 (approx. Rs. 14,600), USD 280 (approx. Rs. 17,770) and USD 330 (approx. Rs. 20,945) respectively. The company is yet to announce the pricing and availability for Indian markets.Tags: MindShift Gear, Dual-purpose photography backpacks, FirstLight 20L, FirstLight 30L, FirstLight 40L, Adjustable torso harnesses