Think Tank Photo Offering Retrospective Photography Shoulder Bags in Sweet Leather Versions

Think Tank Photo has a sweet new line-up of photography shoulder bags with leather accents. Called the Retrospective 5 Leather, Retrospective 7 Leather, and Retrospective 30 Leather, these upscale, rugged shoulder bags maintain the Retrospective’s casual, form-fitting design with the new Dual Cross buckle on the front flap providing extra security.

Along with fitting photo gear and accessories, the Retrospective Leather 5 holds an 8-inch tablet, the Retrospective Leather 7 holds a 10-inch tablet or an 11-inch laptop, the Retrospective Leather 30 holds a 10-inch tablet or 11-inch laptop.

See what photo gear fits into each Retrospective Leather bag in the "What Fits" breakdown below.

The bag line's fabric is treated with durable water resistant coating while the fabric underside is coated with polyurethane for water resistance, full-grain Dakota leather, sand-washed 100 percent cotton canvas, antique plated metal hardware, high quality YKK zippers, polyspun and nylon webbing, amd 3-ply bonded nylon thread.

The interior is 210D silver-toned nylon, polyurethane-backed Velex liner and dividers, closed-cell foam and reinforced PE board dividers, 2x polyurethane coated nylon 210T seam-sealed taffeta rain cover, nylon binding, 3-ply bonded nylon thread.


Hook-and-loop “Sound Silencers” eliminate the noise of front flap hook and loop

High quality YKK zippers, metal hardware, leather accents, premium build

Adjustable cushioned nonslip shoulder strap for all day comfort

Easily accessible front organizer with key tether

Stiffened, padded removable dividers

Inner zippered pocket for important documents

Removable carrying handle for grab and go convenience

Business card slot under the front flap for identification

Webbing attachment points to accommodate modular pouches or a carabineer

Seam-sealed rain cover (included)

What Fits:

Retrospective Leather 5

1 standard size DSLR with 1–3 lenses and accessories

A complete mirrorless camera system with 3–6 lenses and accessories

8 inch tablet fits in rear zippered pocket

Examples: 5DMIII with 50mm f/1.8 attached, 24-70mm f.2.8, iPad Mini Sony a7MII with 24–70mm f/4 attached, 16-35mm f/4, 55mm f/1.8, iPad Mini


Retrospective Leather 7

1 standard-size DSLR with 2-3 lenses and accessories

10 inch tablet /11” laptop fits in rear zippered pocket

Examples: Accommodates a Nikon D700 w/ 24-70 f/2.8 attached, 70-200 f/2.8 detached + SB-900 Speedlight 5D MIII, 24–70 attached, 70–200 unattached, flash, iPad or 11” MacBook Air


Retrospective Leather 30

1 gripped DSLR with standard zoom lens attached and 1-3 additional lenses, including a 70–200mm f/2.8

2 gripped DSLRs (bodies only) in front pockets and 2-4 lenses in main compartment, including a 70–200mm f/2.8

10 inch tablet /11” laptop fits in rear zippered pocket

Examples: 2 Canon 1DXs, 70-200mm f/2.8 unattached, 24–70mm f/2.8 attached, 16–35mm f/2.8 or wide angle, iPad, 2 Nikon D4s, 70-200mm f/2.8 unattached, 24–70mm f/2.8 attached, 14-24mm f/2.8 or wide angle, 11” MacBook Air

Retrospective Leather 5: 10x8.5x6.3 inches, 2.3 pounds

Retrospective Leather 7: 13.5x9.5x7 inches, 3.0 pounds

Retrospective Leather 30: 16x10.5x7.5 inches, 3.8 pounds

More info on the Retrospective Leather series, including pricing, here.