SANTA ROSA, CALIF – There is no such thing as bad weather, only bad gear. MindShift Gear’s new Exposure shoulder bags are storm-resistant carrying solutions for the active photographer in virtually any outdoor environment. Built with high performance waterproof sailcloth panels, strategically placed storm flaps, water-repellent DWR fabric, and a sturdy Tarpaulin bottom; the Exposure protects camera gear from the elements and withstands the rigors of adventure photography. And, with its cross-body stabilizer strap, the Exposure moves with you while you’re active or is removable for more causal environments. A waterproof rain cover is included when it’s time to put the camera away and hunker down.
Exposure shoulder bags come in two models, the Exposure 13 and the Exposure 15, and in two colors, Black and Solar Flare. The Exposure 13 fits a 13” laptop; the Exposure 15 fits 15” laptops. A 10” tablet fits in zippered pocket.
“We believe it is time for outdoor photographers to have the optimal level of weather protection and durability in a shoulder bag,” said Doug Murdoch, MindShift Gear’s CEO and lead designer. “The X-Pac™ technology we employed is a four-layer laminated waterproof sailcloth material. It is abrasion resistant and the C6DWR coating meets current environmental concerns and regulations. Many of the large outdoor companies are using this level of DWR coating now.”
ADDITIONAL FEATURES AND BENEFITS
- YKK® AquaGuard® weather-resistant zippered front pocket sized for today’s large phones
- Weather Wings on flap for additional weather protection
- Anodized aluminum hardware is lightweight and resists corrosion
- Tripod attachment straps included
- Comfortably padded neoprene shoulder strap with easy adjustment
- Luggage handle pass-through
- Customizable divider layout for stacking short lenses
- Internal pockets hold batteries, card wallets, and other accessories
- Ultra-Stretch mesh water-bottle pocket fits most 1 liter water bottles and secures with an elastic cord-lock
- Deluxe organizer located in wide zippered pocket
- Gusseted pockets allow for large objects
- Compatible with the MindShift Filter Nest, Filter Hive, and Switch Case (sold separately)
- Compatible with the Peak Design Capture Clip and the SpiderLight Camera Holster
- Seam-sealed rain cover included
Exterior: For superior water-resistance, all exterior fabric has a durable water-repellant (DWR) coating, plus the underside of the fabric has a polyurethane coating. It also has YKK® AquaGuard® (weather resistant) zippers, high-performance Sailcloth, 420D velocity nylon, 600D polyester, heavy-duty nylon tarpaulin, UltraMesh pockets, anodized aluminum hardware, nylon webbing, 3-ply bonded nylon thread.
Interior: PE board reinforced removable closed-cell foam dividers, 200D liner, PU backed nylex liner, 2x PU coated nylon 190T seam-sealed taffeta rain cover, 3-ply bonded nylon thread.
Exterior Dimensions: 16.1” W x 10.6” H x 6.5” D (41 x 27 x 16.5 cm)
Interior Camera Compartment: 13.8” W x 9.1” H x 4.9” D (35 x 23 x 12.5 cm)
Laptop Pocket: 13.3” W x 9.6” H x 1” D (34 x 24.5 x 2.5 cm)
Tablet Pocket: 11.8” W x 4.7” H x 0.8” D (30 x 12 x 2 cm)
Phone Pocket: 4.7” W x 6.7” H (12 x 17 cm)
Weight: 2.6 lbs. (1.2 kg) – With all accessories included
Exterior Dimensions: 17.3” W x 12.2” H x 7.1” D (44 x 31 x 18 cm)
Interior Camera Compartment: 15.7” W x 10.4” H x 5.1” D (40 x 26.5 x 13 cm)
Laptop Pocket: 15.4” W x 11” H x 1.2” D (39 x 28 x 3 cm)
Tablet Pocket: 13.4” W x 9.4” H x 0.8” D (34 x 24 x 2 cm)
Phone Pocket: 5.5” W x 6.7” H (14 x 17 cm)
Weight: 3.0 lbs. (1.4 kg) – With all accessories included
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ABOUT MINDSHIFT GEAR
MindShift Gear (www.mindshiftgear.com) is a group of committed professional photographers and product designers who support conservation and protection of our natural resources and planet. Founded by the creators of Think Tank Photo and conservation photographer Daniel Beltrá, MindShift is dedicated to building carrying solutions for those who are passionate about experiencing the natural world. Their slogan, “Engage with nature,” challenges people to not only become involved in outdoor activities, but to create a conversation about nature and our relationship to the environment.