Excerpt: First and foremost, I like the "Flipside" design. I've worn this pack through miles of hiking through ankle-to-waist deep water, through mud, dust, etc. I've carried it in places where I can't or prefer to not set my pack on the ground. That's where the "Flipside" shines.
Excerpt: Got this in addition to a 400 for some extra room. The 400 fit my camera with wide angle zoom attached, my telephoto zoom, plus filters, macro and wide angle lenses, batteries, and even a small HD camcorder but when I went for long hikes I ran out of room for extra clothing, rain gear, food, etc.
Excerpt: Bought this large capacity pack to accommodate the new Canon EF 500 mk2 and some other gear. Was a little disappointed I could not fit this lens in with a camera attached but was able to configure the bag to fit the lens, 2 bodies, a flash, binos and other lighter stuff.
Excerpt: I purchased this backpack to carry all of my gear while participating in a 5 day workshop, hiking outdoors in one of our National Parks. I was immediately surprised at just how LARGE the backpack is and confirmed that it was more than adequate for all that I needed to carry with me.
Excerpt: Christmas present; haven't used it yet.I will use the pack to carry gear for field trips.Appears well constructed. Bags of room; more than I need at the moment but will allow for future expansion. Looks well padded and should be comfortable to wear when loaded up.
Pros: Adjustable Harness, Roomy, Strong Construction
Excerpt: Upsizing from a shoulder bag to make room for newly acquired Blackmagic Cinema Camera and associated paraphernalia. I took this on a road trip out of the country immediately and found that: 1) it had room for the BMCC with view screen shade, Canon 7D, 5 lenses (2 with shades), Tascam DR60 recorder,...
Pros: Adjustable Harness, Comfortable, Easily Accessible Equipment, Roomy, Strong Construction