Shutter Release: Manfrotto releases stylish new bags, adding flare to your shots and more


posted Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 11:30 AM EST


Manfrotto launches new Manhattan camera bag collection – Photography Blog

Manfrotto’s new Manhattan cameras bags comprise three models: The Manhattan Mover 50 (a backpack), the Manhattan Speedy 10 (a messenger bag) and the Manhattan Changer 20 (a versatile tote-style bag). The trio of bags are designed for advanced hobbyist photographers and offer varying levels of carrying capacity. The largest bag, the Mover, holds a DSLR with 70-200mm f/2.8 lens attached and five additional lenses, flash and more. The Speedy 10 can hold an entry-level DSLR with two additional lenses. Finally, the Changer 20 is a three-way shoulder bag capable of holding an entry-level DSLR with 70-200mm f/2.8 lens attached and a pair of additional lenses.

Click these links to preorder the new bags:

Mover 50 - $160Speedy 10 - $100Changer 20 - $120


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