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ThinkTank Retrospective Backpack 15 keeps all your kit hidden under canvas

ThinkTank Retrospective Backpack 15
(Image credit: ThinkTank)

If you like your camera backpacks to not look like they are carrying photo kit, and you also like a real retro look then the new Retrospective Backpack 15L could be you. It has the appearance of something straight out of an army surplus store – and is designed to carry a serious shooting set-up in subtle manner.

Designed for adventure travel photography, this classic-styled rucksack features rugged yet form-fitting canvas that is treated with durable water repellant to keep out the elements. A zippered security flap under the lid tucks away to provide rapid top access, while the back panel offers full access to your gear – including a 15-inch laptop. 

There is a total of 20 liters of storage, with 15 liters of this enclosed in the main compartment, and a further 5l in a front pocket designed for personal effect.s

A tripod can be attached to the front or the side, there are two water bottle pockets and a seam-sealed rain cover. There is a removable webbing waist belt and an adjustable sternum slider.

(Image credit: ThinkTank)

“The combination of photo and personal gear carry makes the Retrospective Backpack the perfect bag for adventure travel,” said Doug Murdoch, Think Tank CEO and Lead Designer. “It’s a natural addition to the Retrospective shoulder bag series, with all of the style and design details that have made the line so popular.

Available in a pinestone gray-green color, or in black, the pack is designed to take a camera mounted with a 70-200mm f/2.8, with a three or four other lenses or accessories. 

The ThinkTank Retrospective Backpack 15L will be available from March for $249.75 /£229.

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