Think Tank Photo releases Retrospective V2.0 Shoulder Camera Bags in Black

My friends at Think Tank Photo let me know that they just released their Retrospective V2.0 shoulder bag series in a brand new color – BLACK. And from the pictures I’ve seen it looks pretty stunning!

The original Retrospective series came out in 2016 featuring a classic “retro” minimalist & stylish look with a lightweight and form-fitting design. Since May of 2018 I’ve been carrying around the original Retrospective 10 shoulder bag and it immediately became my favorite lightweight shoulder bag for when I don’t need to take all my camera gear with me. The bag is extremely well made with a super comfortable strap and is just a joy to use out in the field. It’s no wonder that the Retrospective shoulder bag series has become one of their most popular lines.

My Original Retrospective 10 camera bag with some of the gear I often have in my bag

While the V2.0 bags have been out for a little while now, the new Black bag includes all the new features including lighter weight, greater security with a zippered opening under the main flap that tucks away when not in use, dedicated interior tablet or laptop pocket, luggage handle pass-through, and a compressible water bottle pocket (something sorely missing from my v1.0 bag).

The Retrospective V2.0 line consists of 5 different bag sizes (5, 7, 10, 20, 30) with a completely customizable divider system which includes extra dividers to further organize compartments for smaller lenses or equipment. A seam-sealed rain cover is also included.

Here is a list of Key Features along with what fits in the various bags. If you are considering ordering one – and I highly recommend them – if you order through my link Think Tank will send you a FREE Gift, and orders over $50 include Free U.S. shipping.

KEY FEATURES

  • Soft and form-fitting with minimalist outer appearance
  • Zippered opening to main compartment tucks-away when not in use
  • Dedicated pocket fits a tablet or small laptop (size dependent)
  • Luggage handle pass-through
  • Collapsible water bottle pocket
  • Hook-and-loop “Sound Silencer” offers discretion when needed
  • Webbing rail accommodates modular pouches or carabineer
  • Additional dividers to sub-divide compartments for smaller lenses
  • Organizer pocket
  • Wide back storage pocket
  • Removable carrying handle
  • Zippered pocket for valuables and small items
  • Adjustable shoulder strap with cushioned non-slip pad
  • Seam-sealed rain cover included

WHAT FITS

Retrospective 5 V2.0

  • Standard DSLR body
  • Mirrorless System

  • Standard DSLR
  • 10” tablet
  • 13” laptop
  • 24–70mm f/2.8 attached
  • 70–200mm f/2.8 unattached
  • Flash

    Retrospective 10 V2.0

  • Gripped DSLR
  • 10” tablet
  • 12” laptop
  • 24–70mm f/2.8 attached
  • 70–200mm f/2.8 unattached
  • Flash

    Retrospective 20 V2.0

  • 2 gripped DSLRs
  • 70–200mm f/2.8 unattached
  • 24–70mm f/2.8 attached
  • 16–35mm f/2.8 attached
  • 15” laptop


MATERIALS

Exterior:

  • Durable water-repellant (DWR) coating
  • Polyurethane coating
  • Sand-washed 100% cotton canvas
  • YKK® RC Fuse (abrasion-resistant) zippers
  • Antique plated brass hardware Nylon webbing
  • 3-ply bonded nylon thread

  • Interior:
  • Closed-cell foam and PE board reinforced dividers
  • 210D silver-toned nylon
  • Polyester 300D two-tone twill ripstop liner
  • Polyurethane backed velex liner and dividers
  • 2x polyurethane coated nylon 210T seam-sealed rain cover
  • 3-ply bonded nylon thread


PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

Retrospective 5 V2.0

Interior Dimensions: 9.5” W x 7.8” H x 4.9” D (24 x 19.5 x 12.5 cm) Exterior Dimensions: 10” W x 8.5” H x 6” D (25.5 x 21.5 x 15 cm) Tablet pocket (fits 9” tablet): 9.1” W x 6.3” H x 1.0” D (23 x 16 x 2.5 cm) Weight: 2.0 lbs. (0.9 kg) including all accessories

Retrospective 7 V2.0

Interior Dimensions: 12.5” W x 8.8” H x 5.4”D (31.8 x 22.4 x 13.8 cm)
Exterior Dimensions: 13.5” W x 9.5” H x 6” D (34.3 x 24.1 x 15 cm)
Laptop Pocket (fits up to 13” laptop): 12.2” W x 8.7” H x 1.0” D (31 x 22 x 2.5 cm) Weight: 2.7 lbs. (1.2 kg) including all accessories

Retrospective 10 V2.0

Interior Dimensions: 12” W x 9.5” H x 6.7” D (30.5 x 24 x 17 cm)
Exterior Dimensions: 13” W x 10.5” H x 7” D (33 x 26.7 x 17.8 cm)
Laptop Pocket (fits up to 12” laptop): 11.4” W x 9.1” H x 1.0” D (29 x 23 x 2.5 cm) Weight: 2.7 lbs. (1.2 kg) including all accessories

Retrospective 20 V2.0

Interior Dimensions: 12” W x 11.75” H x 6.7” D (30.5 x 29.8 x 17 cm)
Exterior Dimensions: 13” W x 12.5” H x 7” D (33 x 31.7 x 17.8 cm)
Laptop Pocket (fits up to 12” laptop): 11.4” W x 11” H x 1.0” D (29 x 28 x 2.5 cm) Weight: 2.8 lbs. (1.3 kg) including all accessories

Retrospective 30 V2.0

Interior Dimensions: 15” W x 10.5” H x 6.7” D (38 x 26.7 x 17 cm)
Exterior Dimensions: 16” W x 11.2” H x 7” D (40.6 x 28.5 x 17.8 cm)
Laptop Pocket (fits up to 15” laptop): 14.2” W x 9.8” H x 1.0” D (36 x 25 x 2.5 cm) Weight: 2.8 lbs. (1.3 kg) including all accessories



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