Roller Bags

New Think Tank Photo Gear for Summer 2014

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NEW THINK TANK PHOTO BAGS HAVE JUST ARRIVED IN TIME FOR THE SUMMER GET AWAY:
 

AIRPORT ROLLER DERBY (T514) (click for full info)

T514 Airport Roller Derby 09M

Easily manoeuvre the Airport Roller Derby through crowded airports with the 4 dual wheel sets (8 wheels), designed to improve weight distribution and reduce muscle fatigue.

This roller meets US domestic and many international carry-on requirements.***

You can easily “skate” between people, obstacles and tight spaces when you’re in a hurry, so common with air travel. You can roll it upright at your side, tilt it to roll on its back wheels, or tilt it on its side wheels to roll through narrow airplane aisles.

This roller includes 2 dedicated interior pockets for a 15″ laptop, a tablet, plus it has a tripod mount. Its security features include a lock & cable and lockable zippers.

Ideal for domestic and international travel, as well as weddings and on-location assignments, this rolling camera bag’s high-capacity provides easy access to 2 DSLRs, a tripod, laptop, multiple lenses, flash guns and more.

*** We highly recommend you check with your airline the legal carry-on allowance for both weight and size are prior to travel. Carry-on size and weight restrictions vary with different airlines and at different airports nationally and internationally.  



MY 2ND BRAIN BRIEFCASES
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My 2nd Brain Briefcases

Available in 3 colours (mist green, harbor blue, black) & 2 sizes (13L or 15L)

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The My 2nd Brain Briefcase is a “mobile office” for Apple power-users and stands out for its intuitive organisation. The 15L size fits any 15″ MacBook®, while the 13L fits any 13″ MacBook® – and both cases also fit: iPad® (standard or mini), iPhone®, support accessories, books, folios and more in easily identifiable pockets.

You can even carry over-ear headphones as well as a journal, sketchbook and files for complete creative consolidation.

The travel-ready design includes 2 compressible pockets for water bottles or a compact umbrella, as well as a pass-through handle that slides over a rolling luggage handle. It comes with its own seam-sealed rain cover for extra protection against downpours.

The My 2nd Brain Briefcase improves the workflow for tech-focused travellers and creative professionals by helping to balance the demands of the dual creative / digital lifestyle.

T611 My 2nd Brain Briefcase 13L – Black

T612 My 2nd Brain Briefcase 13L – Mist Green

T613 My 2nd Brain Briefcase 13L – Harbor Blue

T615 My 2nd Brain Briefcase 15L – Black

T616 My 2nd Brain Briefcase 15L – Mist Green

T617 My 2nd Brain Briefcase 15L – Harbor Blue


SPECIAL EDITION:

PIXEL POCKET ROCKET with UNION FLAG (T946)

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T946 PPR UK Flag 02M

SPECIAL EDITION Pixel Pocket Rocket (PPR) with UK Union Flag embroidered on the outside of the memory card holder.

This PPR stores 10 CF memory cards in a small, compact package that fits easily in your pocket or attaches to your belt or bags by the quick clip lanyard (included). Also featuring a business card holder for easy identification.


SWPP Societies 2013 Convention

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The SWPP Societies 2013 trade show is almost upon us!

Trade Show Dates and Opening Times
11-13 January 2013 – 10:00-17:00

New Venue Hilton London Metropole

For full information on the Societies’ 2013 Convention including tickets explained, seminar schedules, Big L Challenge, hotel layout plus more, please see the Societies’ 2013 Convention website: http://www.swpp.co.uk/convention/

The SWPP 2013 show will be offering a broad range of learning opportunities designed to expand the proficiency of photographers and brings together a rich selection of talent within the photographic industry:

Masterclass Schedule

Location Seminars

Superclass Schedule

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Trade Show Exhibitor List

Snapperstuff will be exhibiting at the SWPP 2013 Trade show – Hilton London Metropole, 11-13 January, 10:00-17:00, King Suite, Stand K52, K53, K54!

We are proud to now represent the following brands, which we’ll have on display for you to check out:

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FLM LogoGreen Clean Logo

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Does My Kit Fit? Airport Security

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We caught up with multi-award-winning Guardian Sport Photographer Tom Jenkins over the summer and took a look at what gear he fits in his Airport Security:

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Here’s what Tom says:

This is the typical kit I take to a football match. Layout is as follows anti-clockwise from top left:

1/ 24-70mm 2.8
2/ underneath hidden 70-200mm 2.8 on top SB900 flash and 1.4 converter.
3/ mini tripod head (for remote), 28mm 2.8 for remote
4/ D4
5/ D3s, D3, spare battery
6/ 500mm f4 with on top mini tripod legs and pocket wizards.

For a football match I would also take another D3 body plus 300mm f2.8 in a laptop bag with my mac. Waterproof gear goes in front pocket of Airport Security along with stool. Monopod down the side of the bag.

Tom is offering a Masterclass to Fixation customers, in London.  He’ll be sharing his techniques and ideas, inspiration and creative drive, as well as suggesting essential tools for creating the perfect image of the greatest sporting moments.

Tom took this photo of Oscar Pistorius, South African paralympic runner at the Olympic Stadium, Stratford, London.
To see more of Tom’s images, see his page on the Fixation Gallery.
You will also be able to find more of his work here: www.guardian.co.uk and www.observer.co.uk
ABOUT TOM:
I started being a professional sports photographer in 1989. For the vast majority of the time since I have worked for The Guardian and The Observer newspapers. Of the many international events I have covered probably the 5 World Cups and 3 Olympics stand out as the highlights. As a lover of sport and photography it has to be the best job in the world! One of the best pieces of advice given to me right at the start of my career was to ‘get yourself down to Fixation. They will sort it out!’. Ever since I have relied on them to fix my gear (be it Nikon, Canon then Nikon again!) and find me new equipment. Quite possibly I couldn’t do my job without the back-up I get from everyone at Fixation.

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The Masterclass will be on Tuesday the 4th of December from 6:30pm.

Tickets are strictly limited to 35 delegates for this very special evening.

Ticket price of £45 will entitle you to a signed copy of Tom’s new book “In the Moment” (cover price £30) as well as access to a whole raft of very special discounts on the kit that Tom uses on a day-to-day basis including:

ThinkTank Photo, Pocket Wizard, Aquatech, Lastolite, Manfrotto, and more… plus special offers on Nikon Pro gear and accessories!

Fixation will also have a free draw for a pair of official Nikon London 2012 Binoculars, and of course, we’ll be inviting you to share some seasonal refreshments to celebrate an inspirational evening!

Call Fixation on: 020 7582 3294 to reserve your place, or email jonny@fixationuk.com

You can purchase “In the Moment” from Fixation or from The Guardian

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Click here for more info on the Airport Security v2.0

Videos of the NEW Glass Limo, Airport Navigator & CityWalker

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Think Think Tank Photo’s Product Development Team have been working hard behind the scenes to bring you some new bag solutions. Have a peek at 3 of their new bags:

Glass Limo – specially designed for long lenses

Airport Navigator – rolling bag with front and top openings for rapid and unobstructed access to gear

CityWalker – messenger bags in 3 sizes – soft & light, for urban environments

These bags will be available in the UK & Ireland around mid November 2012 from: snapperstuff.com

Jacobs Newcastle in store event

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We hope you can brave the weather to come and see our Think Tank Photo and Orbis product specialist Helen Atkinson for guidance on work, travel and storage solutions for your gear, at the Jacobs Digital Photo & Video Newcastle IN STORE EVENT.

We look forward to seeing you there this Saturday 11th December 2010, from 10am to 4pm.