Think Tank Retrospective 5 Shoulder Bag
The pinestone gray Retrospective 5 Shoulder Bag from Think Tank is a small, discreet and simple bag designed for the photographer who carries a small system like one DSLR and 1-3 lenses. If you own a micro 4/3 system or a rangefinder, this is a bag worth considering. The interior dividers are customizable to accommodate the gear you carry on any given day. The large front flap covers the entire bag and prevents anyone from seeing what’s inside. The hook & loop closure is unique with its Sound Silencer system that eliminates the tearing sound normally encountered when you open a camera bag. This is especially valuable when you are shooting in quiet venues like courts, wedding services or chess matches.
The inside of the bag contains an organizer pocket that is perfect for a note pad, mic, or small pack of tissues. Two collapsible nylon pockets are inside and are designed to hold a flash or other similar sized accessory. Outside, an expandable pocket is large enough for a regular size DSLR body. The back of bag has a wide storage pocket that is made to hold collateral material like paperwork, maps or a note pad. Additional webbing loops are found outside to hold some small Modular, Skin or Multimedia pouches. Or, you can attach a carabiner to it for quick access items like keys. Two side pockets will hold small water bottles or even some small shoe-mount strobe lights. Under the main flap, you have a business card holder.
The carry handle is removable and the shoulder strap contains some non-slip material to keep the bag stable while moving. There’s also a breathable cushioned pad along the strap to aid in positioning. For complete protection, there’s a neat rain cover that can be rapidly deployed when the weather turns sour. The cover has been configured to allow the handle and strap to extend but not interfere with the security of your gear. The Retrospective is backed by Think Tank’s lifetime warranty against manufacturer’s defects.
- Perfect size for DSLR, Micro Four Thirds, rangefinder camera systems
- Minimalist outer appearance conceals expensive photo equipment
- Hook-and-loop “Sound Silencers” on front flap eliminate noise while opening the bag
- Internal Dimensions : 9.5″ W x 7.8″ H x 4.5″ D