I’ve learned from experience that disorganized gear leads to frustration. Frustration combined with what I’ll call inaccessibility leads to lack of use. Think of technology. The harder it was to access, the less likely we were to use it.
These frustrations eventually lead to Think Tank, a company that specializes in organization, protection, and accessibility of camera equipment. I stopped using my camera gear because the disorganization, frustration, and inaccessibility suffocated my desire to create using this equipment.
It was easier to just pull out my iPhone. It is easier to just Google something rather than going to the library and looking something up in a physical book. Yes, easier, faster but people still go to libraries. The relation isn’t totally fair or equal, but my point is I stopped using what wasn’t at my fingertips because it wasn’t easy. And to not use thousands of dollars of nice camera gear is just plain stupid!
What is also stupid is the fact that it took me so long to find/use/get this organization system. The Airport TakeOff Rolling Camera Bag by Think Tank has fueled my desire to use my camera equipment again because it has become easy.
I used to have three-four camera bags where I would stash my camera gear. Now, it’s all consolidated into one place and that one place is very organized. The Airport TakeOff is packed with features, built with quality and is a pack that everyone with loads of camera gear should have.
Not only are the features on point, this bag meets US domestic and international carry-on standards. After you roll through the airport halls and arrive at your destination, simply conceal the roll-mode handle, unzip the back panel, pull the comfortable backpack straps out and you’re ready for any adventure that you may find yourself in.
The interior design of the TakeOff allows for copious amounts of camera equipment and different ways to configure the padded divider tabs (don’t worry, this bag comes with plenty of dividers). While it takes some playing with and a little bit of time, you can organize your gear however you want. Don’t lose hope, you will figure out a way to fit everything in there in a way that makes sense!
Think Tank doesn’t waste any space and on the inside front panel, there are slightly expandable pouches that hold batteries or any other small miscellaneous parts. In addition to these pockets, there are two zippered pockets on the outside. I fit my memory cards in one pocket and then an I.D. card in the other.
The front panel on the exterior of the pack fits a 15” (and some 17”) laptop. I have a 15” and there is enough space that even if I had my computer in a thick, padded case, it would still fit.
Think Tank has created some amazing camera organization systems that are innovative, effective, and built of quality. Whether you need something for everything, a daypack, or small organization systems, Think Tank should be the first place you look.
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