There are many camera bag makers out there. However, despite the plethora of the supply , I find that often the products line-up is rather conventional with,too often, unimaginative, if not downright impractical designs. Fortunately, a few of these camera companies providing innovative products which fill a real gap on the market. New York based TENBA company is, without a doubt, one of the most innovative companies on the market.
Take the Tenba Packlite collection for instance : The PACKLITE is an original concept consisting of a lightweight collapsible self-stowable “nylon envelop” which turns into a shoulder bag by adding a BYOB photo insert (BYOB stands for ”bring your own bag). This collection comes in four different sizes (labeled 7,9,10 and 13). For the purpose of this review, note that I tested the BYOB 10.
The packlite does not intend to be your main camera shoulder bag but instead supplements your larger bag and potentially save the day ! [Read more…]