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Trusted: For 47 Years and Counting

Filed in Contests, Gear News, Pro Photographers, Products, Worldwide by on August 29, 2014 23 Comments
Trusted: For 47 Years and Counting

Hey everyone, Friday, September 12th is the last day to enter. Good luck and thanks for checking out a little bit of the good stuff to come! 47 years – yes, that’s how long we’ve been making protective bags. And that’s how long professional and enthusiast photographers have trusted us with their gear. We’re excited […]

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Lens envy at Lowepro! The new Petzval 80mm f/2.2 arrives at our offices.

Filed in Gear News, Products, Reviews by on March 18, 2014 2 Comments
Lens envy at Lowepro! The new Petzval 80mm f/2.2 arrives at our offices.

Editor’s note: Last August, we posted a blog on the Lomography launch of the new/classic Petzval 80mm f/2.2. Our Lowepro colleague David was an early adopter and took part in the Kickstarter campaign. March arrived and so did his lens. And it’s a stunner — a real object of beauty as well as an artful […]

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In Our Bag: Classic Petzval Lens

Filed in Gear News, Pro Photographers by on August 12, 2013 2 Comments
In Our Bag: Classic Petzval Lens

When Lomography launched their Kickstarter campaign for the classic Petzval lens, some of the shooters here at Lowepro took note. Unlike most modern glass, the Petzval lens is very sharp at subject focus, then progressively vignettes towards the non-focused areas. The areas that fall out of focus have swirly bokeh effect in the background, especially […]

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5 Cool Bags for the New Nikon D7100 DSLR

Filed in Gear News, Products by on February 25, 2013 1 Comment
5 Cool Bags for the New Nikon D7100 DSLR

The new Nikon D7100 DSLR is an exciting camera that features a 24MP CMOS sensor, sans an optical low-pass filter. Along with a 51-point autofocus system (15 of them cross sensors) and 6 fps burst mode, the D7100 with a Nikkor 18-105mm VR lens will sell for around $1,600. If you plan on adding a […]

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