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Think Tank Photo BackStory 15 Rear-Panel Opening Camera Backpack with Top and Side Grab Handle

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  • SKU: 720449
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Product highlights

  • Top panel gives quick access
  • Rear panel full-access to camera gear
  • Dedicated 16-inch laptop pocket
  • 10-Inch tablet compartment
  • Roomy front pocket for light layers and other personal items
  • Microfiber-lined exterior pocket for phones or sunglasses
  • Customizable divider system maximizes photo carry
  • Tripod attachment on front secures a small or large tripod
  • Plush shoulder harness with removable sternum strap
  • Removable webbing waist belt

Think Tank Photo BackStory 15 Rear-Panel Opening Camera Backpack with Top and Side Grab Handle

The Think Tank Photo BackStory 15 Camera Backpack features a rear-panel opening that offers complete access to your gear while a top panel provides quick access to your camera and speeds up your workflow. A deep front compartment with zippered mesh pockets has ample room for personal gear, including a 10-inch tablet and some 16-inch laptops. With its plush shoulder harness and removable waist belt, the BackStory is comfortable enough to wear all day.
Additional Features
The Think Tank Photo BackStory 15 Camera Backpack includes a microfiber-lined exterior pocket suitable for today’s plus-sized phones or sunglasses; along with a customizable divider system that maximizes photo carry with two cushioned pillows that shape to your gear for secure protection. You can attach small or large tripods to the front with a deployable cup, and the plush shoulder harness, removable sternum strap, and webbing waist belt provide comfort during extended use. It is featuring a luggage handle pass-through, top and side grab handles, a dedicated laptop pocket, expandable water bottle pockets, and various compartments and pockets for organizing accessories like filters, batteries, and cards. Plus, it comes with a seam-sealed rain cover for added protection.
The Think Tank Photo BackStory 15 Camera Backpack boasts a durable water-repellent (DWR) coating and polyurethane-backed fabric for superior water resistance on its exterior. It features 500D 2-tone poly tech-weave and YKK RC Fuse zippers, along with 420D high-density nylon, 350G high-density nylon air-mesh, and nylon webbing. The backpack is built with 3-ply bonded nylon thread. On the interior, it offers stiffened closed-cell foam dividers and polyurethane-backed liners and dividers. The interior materials include 210D nylon, Super-Grip velex, Hexa mesh, high-density nylon microfiber, and a 2x polyurethane-coated nylon 190T seam-sealed rain cover, all stitched together with 3-ply bonded nylon thread.
What Fits In This Bag
The Think Tank Photo BackStory 15 Camera Backpack can accommodate either one or two ungripped DSLR bodies or a mirrorless camera system along with a 16-inch laptop. It also has room for a 70 to 200mm f/2.8 lens attached to the camera, 2 to 5 additional lenses, a flash unit, and personal gear. For example, you can comfortably fit Canon 5DMIV with a 24 to 70mm f/2.8 lens attached, 5DMIV with a 100mm f/2.8 macro lens attached, a 70 to 200mm f/2.8 lens, a 600EX II-RT strobe, and a 16-inch laptop in this backpack.


Case / Gig Bag Hard Shell Case
Interior Dimensions 10.6” W x 16.9” H x 5.25” D
Type of Closure Zipper
Material Nylon
Carry/Transport Options Backpack Straps
Monopod/Tripod Holder Yes
Padded No


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We currently only offer camera repairs at our Brooklyn store. The item must be dropped off and collected in person as we do not accept shipped items for repair. For more information, please call our Brooklyn store on 1.718.431.7900. 
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