Retrospective

NEW Think Tank Photo Gear coming in November

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As you may know Think Think Tank Photo’s Product Development Team have been working hard behind the scenes to bring you some new bag solutions… these will be available in the UK & Ireland around mid November.

Here’s a preview of the new line up – click on the images to see full product info:

Glass Limo™ (below)

Airport Navigator™ (below)

Citywalker™ (below)

series of 3 bags in 2 colours

Retrospecitve™ 40 (below)

available in pinestone, black or blue slate

Retrospecitve™ 50 (below)

available in pinestone, black or blue slate

If you would like to be notified by email when this new gear arrives please contact us here: info@snapperstuff.com

Please note that the cameras & accessories photographed with each product are for scale only, and not included!

Does My Kit Fit? Retrospective 10 pinestone

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Pete Rawlinson, Sales Specialist at London Camera Exchange in Winchester, was privilaged to be asked to test out the new Nikon 1 cameras at the press launch in Shanghai, back in October…

“I thought I’d need a bag that would better suit all my kit. Now, like most photographers, I have many different bags and cases yet none seem to be able to handle the kit I’d be taking out with me.

While at work I looked at the Retro series and thought I’d appeal to my rep, Helen’s, kind nature and ask if there were any Retro Demo bags I could borrow. Unfortunately none of these were available, but Helen kindly lent me her own Retro 10. The bag was big enough to fit all my kit plus the chargers and my vitals, phone and wallet.

The main things I really found great about this bag were;

  • Enough room for all my kit plus more
  • Not your typical “Camera Bag” (meaning I could happily walk around the streets with £8000 worth of camera equipment on my shoulder)
  • The cushioned strap was more than welcomed as I spent 5 days carrying all this kit for the whole time
  • The carrying handle made picking up my gear from the taxis, buses and boats easier than having to pick it up via the long strap.
  • The sound silencers were probably the best feature with this bag. I found this particularly handy while exploring the Buddhist temple when I had to switch over memory cards.

All in all I don’t think I could say anything negative about these series of bags and since returning from China I have bought myself a Retro 10 which has become my primary Camera Bag.”

www.LCEGROUP.co.uk

www.Pete-Rawlinson.co.uk

Congratulations to Pete who recently wind 3rd prize in the Sony World Photography Awards (staff competition)!
Here he is collecting his prize:  Pete collecting prize

Pete Rawlinson shooting in Shaghai with the Nikon 1 camera

Shaghai at night, taken on the Nikon 1 camera – Copyright Pete Rawlinson 2011

Shaghai People, taken on the Nikon 1 camera – Copyright Pete Rawlinson 2011Fellow Nikon Photographers Simon Stafford & Will Cheung (Advanced Photographer Editor) with their Think Tank Photo Urban Disguise shoulder bags in Shaghai, shot on the Nikon 1 camera – Copyright Pete Rawlinson 2011

Shaghai, taken on the Nikon 1 camera – Copyright Pete Rawlinson 2011

Nikon 1 camera gear, which Pete fitted in the Retrospective 10 bag – Copyright Pete Rawlinson 2011

To see more of Pete’s work please check out this link: www.Pete-Rawlinson.co.uk

To find out more on the Think Tank Photo Retrospective 10 and other bags in the range to can catch up with Pete in the LCE – London Camera Exchange – store in Winchester, Hampshire. Website: www.lcegroup.co.uk

You can follow LCE on Twitter here: @LCEUsedCameras

and here: @LCEOffers

You can follow LCE Winchester on Facebook here: LCE Winchester

For more info on the Retrospective range click on this link: RETROSPECTIVE RANGE

Retrospective 30 – EOSnetwork

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A Think Tank Photo Retrospective 30 bag in ‘pinestone’ gives up the kit it’s holding so you can see what you can fit in one of these bags…

‘My ThinkTank bag stable is growing. This is the newest, but I also have a ShapeShifter, Logistics Manager and some pouches. I am well impressed with this Retrospective bag, especially since it doesn’t look like a camera bag.’

By David Newton, EOSnetwork

Snapperstuff on stand 49 at the Canon Pro Photo Solutions Show 2010

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Snapperstuff are exhibiting the latest from Think Tank Photo, Orbis

and The Gadget Scientist on STAND 49 at the Canon:

Canon Pro Photo Solutions 2010 show - 26 to 27 October

26 October 2010 – from 10 am to 7pm
27 October 2010 – from 10 am to 5pm
Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 0QH


We’ll have the new Think Tank Photo Sling-O-Matics, Logistics Manager, Hydrophobia 300-600 v2, Retrospective and Multimedia ranges on show, as well as the Orbis ring flash.

Award winning photojournalist and multimedia expert Edmond Terakopian and Snapperstuff’s newest member of the team Angus Thomson, as well as founder Helen Atkinson will be on hand to answer all your questions on our gear.

We look forward to seeing you there!

BJP ‘Shoot the street’ 2010 competition winner

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Ed Swinden wins the BJP ‘Shoot the Street‘ competition:

www.edswinden.co.uk

Ed was judged to have the best body of work by a four-strong judging panel: Diane Smyth, deputy editor of the BJP; Louise Clements, senior curator, co-founder and director of the Format Photography Festival; Mike Seaborne, senior curator of photographs at the Museum of London; and Sophie Howarth, co-author of ‘Street Photography Now’, published by Thames & Hudson.
Ed is now working with Louise Clements, curator of the Format Festival, to create an exhibition which will be printed by MX Display and go on show in at Format International Photography Festival 2011, in Derby, UK, from 4th March to 3rd April 2010. Ed also wins a Think Tank Photo Retrospective Lens Changer 2 (pinestone) shoulder bag courtesy of Snapperstuff.

 

Copyright: Ed Swinden 2010
Copyright: Ed Swinden 2010

 

Ed remarks: “This image is part of a large project I have been working on for some years about city life, and the place of people – particularly the workers – within it. I am very interested in combining high contrast, deep shadows and geometric patterns in the street scene with ambiguous human figures to produce images that hopefully resonate in a slightly different way from the street photographs people may have become familiar with in the past.”

You can see more of Ed’s work here: www.edswinden.co.uk
Click here to see more info on the full range of: RETROSPECTIVES