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2012 DiGi Award for Best Brand of Camera Bags

For the third consecutive year Lowepro was honored with a Best Brand of Camera Bags award from the DiGi Awards. The award ceremony took place in Hong Kong at the annual DiGi Digital Fortnight event. For more information on the ceremony and Hong Kong’s best-selling digital photography magazine, visit chillimedia.com.hk/

Photo Sport 200 AW Wins 2011 POP Award

The editors of Popular Photography magazine gave our Photo Sport 200 AW backpack their thumbs up—a 2011 POP Award—as an outstanding photography product. They think it's the ideal hiking/photography pack. You also can take it on a mountain bike, up a rock, down a snowy run—any place that suits your passion for adventure and photography.

PhotoLife Editor's Choice Award Photo Sport™ AW Chosen as Editor's Pick

Our new adventure-sport backpack and sling series garnered an Editor's Pick Award from the 35th anniversary issue of Photo Life Magazine, Canada's leading source for photography and photo industry news. Editors gave a nod to the innovative Ultra-Cinch Camera Chamber™. and durability of these lightweight, dual-compartment Photo Sport AW bags. See our Photo Sport 200 AW in action with a pro photographer. Learn more about the series.

About.com Readers Choice 2011 Award Votes Tallied/Results In: About.com Winner is SlingShot AW

About.com announced the results of its Readers' Choice Awards for 2011...and we're proud to say that Lowepro is the winner of the Best Photo Accessory Released in 2010 for the SlingShot AW series. Our SlingShot AW bags are loved by many a pro and enthusiast for their fast-access side-entry compartment, well-organized design and protective All Weather AW Cover™.

Two Flipside Backpacks Win Japan's Gold & Silver Consumer Awards Two Flipside Backpacks Receive Consumer Awards in Japan

Japan's largest social shopping community, www.kakaku.com, recently presented Lowepro with product awards based on the most popular and favorable consumer reviews. The first is a gold award for the Flipside 300 camera backpack; the second, a silver award for the Flipside 400 AW camera backpack. Our Flipside series of backpacks provide premium security, ample room for a full kit and all-day comfort. See a product video on the Flipside 400 AW to learn more about the series.

New Roller Earns Photographer Magazine's 2011 Hot One Honor Lowepro Wins a 2010 DiGi Award for Best Brand of Camera Bags

Lowepro was honored to receive a 2010 Best Digital Products Award at the DiGi Digital Fortnight event in Hong Kong. Forty winners gathered to receive honors from the professional assessment committee. Lowepro received its award for the Best Brand of Camera Bags category. For more details, visit the official DiGi Awards web site at: http://www.chillimedia.com.hk/

New Roller Earns Photographer Magazine's 2011 Hot One Honor New Roller Earns Photographer Magazine's 2011 Hot One Honor

Our Pro Roller Attaché x50 earned a coveted Hot One 2011 nod from Professional Photographer Magazine. The Pro Roller™ Attaché x50 is a compact and modular solution for hassle-free international travel and work. Its inventive, two-bags-in-one design offers true versatility. Use it as a rolling attaché. Remove the interior Reserve Shoulder Bag and carry your complete gear messenger-bag style. Or turn the exterior rolling attaché into an overnight bag. Learn more about it.

Profifoto EDM 2010

The new S&F Series™ series receives the "Equipment of the Month" award from Germany's ProfiFoto magazine.

It offers freedom of movement, fast access and flexibility to professional photographers. And now it's named as "Equipment of the Month" by Germany's ProfiFoto magazine. We launched this much-anticipated modular carrying system at the 2010 photokina event in Europe. Read more about the S&F Series™ here.

GOTY 2010 Winner

The Pro Trekker™ AW series wins the coveted Gear of the Year Award from Digital Photo and Practical Photography magazines!

Our team in the UK proudly accepted this honor from Bauer Media for the Best Camera Bag of 2010. We designed the Pro Trekker AW as the ultimate expedition camera bag for enthusiasts and pros who take a heavy load of equipment to remote and challenging corners of the world. Read more about this well-reviewed and award-winning series.

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Passport Sling™ Wins "Hot Picks" Award at PMA 2010

Photography enthusiasts were excited to see a stylish design that doesn't look like a camera bag, yet carries a DSLR plus a few accessories. Passport Sling features an expansion compartment that adds approximately 30% more space—enough to accommodate items like a light jacket, lunch, cool souvenir or farmers' market find. The Passport Sling is an unexpected kind of camera bag—unique in its form and inventive in its function. Designed to carry an equal amount of camera and personal gear, the Passport Sling offers flexibility and comfort when using it around town, sightseeing, or for travel.


Lowepro's inventive Passport Sling™ wins PMA "Hot Picks" Award at the 2010 show. Here (at right), Lowepro product Manager Tracy Daly shows it off to an enthusiastic crowd.

TIME logo The Best Travel Gadgets of 2009
Fastpack 250

Moving around town — or between cities — with a growing load of gadgets is getting to be a hassle. For easier travels, take a page from photographers, who neatly load all their lenses and cameras into the cool Lowepro Fastpack 250. Its cubbyholes and side pockets make neat resting places for your devices and batteries, and the inner sanctum has enough room for laptop screens up to 15.4 in. (Those with larger laptops can opt for the 350 model.) Another nice benefit of the Fastpack: it comfortably fits underneath an airline seat or in the overhead.


Technical Image Press Association (TIPA)
Best Photo Bag Award 2009
Classified AW Series

The Lowepro Classified AW series is a new breed of camera bags, created with the unique requirements of the photojournalist in mind, inside and out. Classified AW shoulder bags conceal photographers' gear (and their mission) with a discreet and slim profile, contoured to be comfortable, move easily with the body and help navigate a busy street or a crowded subway knowing the photo equipment is safe.

Classified AW Series Earns TIPA Award

Professional Photographer Magazine’s 2009 Hot One
CompuPrimus AW

The CompuPrimus AW dual-compartment camera backpack is made of rugged, 100-percent post-consumer recycled Cyclepet, a material with high water and abrasion resistance. The bag's ergonomic eight-point adjustable harness system distributes weight evenly, while allowing air flow to the wearer. The lower compartment has adjustable padded dividers for pro-size camera gear. The upper compartment includes organization pockets and space for additional accessories. There's also an outside hatch pocket and a removable notebook sleeve. The CompuPrimus AW comes with an all-weather-cover, hideaway tripod mount, side access panel and memory card pockets.


PC Photo Magazine Editor’s Choice Award 2009
Stealth Reporter D200AW

It may have been designed for photojournalists, but the Lowepro Stealth Reporter D200AW is the ideal camera bag for anyone who wants to protect their gear and not be weighed down by a heavy, overbuilt bag. Many bags are overbuilt in terms of the materials and padding used in their construction. The Stealth line takes a decidedly more minimalist approach without sacrificing protection. High-density, closed-cell foam internal padding keeps your camera, lenses and accessories safe, while the outer shell is made of durable ballistic nylon.


Photography Magazine - In their 3rd Annual Readers’ Poll, Studio Photography gives Lowepro bags top honors for products photographers can’t live without Lowepro Wins Best Bags & Cases Award from Studio Photography Magazine

In their 3rd Annual Readers’ Poll, Studio Photography gives Lowepro bags top honors for products photographers can’t live without.

See the results here.

American Photo ec Editor's Choice 2007:
Primus AWVertex 300 AW
Lowepro Neoprene Camera Strap

Primus AW
Lowepro is celebrating its 40th birthday with this bag, a weatherproof backpack that as far as we know is the first ever manufactured partially (51 percent) from post-consumer recycled material. Ten percent of the bag's sales will be donated to Polar Bears International, which is working to conserve threatened bear populations. Though eco-friendly, the Primus lives up to Lowepro's high standards of performance and design innovation. Its eight-point adjustment system lets you customize the fit to your individual frame, while a smart reverse-opening system lessens the need to remove the bag and put it strap-side down to get to your gear.

Lowepro Vertex 300 AW
This big, rugged bag can accommodate lots of big gear, including both a 17-inch laptop and a 400mm f/2.8 supertele. That space and weatherproof construction make it a good choice for hardcore sports and adventure photographers, and photojournalists too. The new Vertex even features silent zippers, for times when even the slightest noise might spook a skittish wildlife subject, set off an avalanche, or annoy a VIP on the podium.

Neoprene Camera Strap
Made of rubbery Neoprene, this strap is lightweight but tough. It has grippy nibs, quick-release clips, and O-rings that transfer weight to shoulder straps.

Digital SLR Photography Lowepro Vertex 200 AW
"Quite possibly, the best photo backpack I've ever used."
Deniel Lezano, Editor
"...It's clear from the moment you unpack it that it's been made for serious use, the exterior feels hard-wearing and the plethora of zips (sealed to prevent water getting inside) are an indication of the number of compartments it conceals.
The main section is very spacious and deep, with over a dozen compartments separated by adjustable, padded walls. This means there is plenty of room for you to be able to fit in a couple of cameras, up to six lenses and still have space for a flashgun and other accessories.

And that's just the start. On the inner side of the front compartment are five small pockets to hold smaller accessories like filters, batteries, lens clothes etc. The main area of this front section is padded out to hold a laptop computer, which is good news, as it means you don't have to access the main camera gear area as with some other models." Digital SLR Photography  - June, 2007

Digital Photo Gear of the Year Digital Photo / Practical Photography Gear of the Year
Best Camera Accessory
Winner: Lowepro Slingshot AW

Outdoor Photographer Lowepro SlingShot 200 AW Receives Outdoor Photographer Editor's Pick Award

"The days when we carried more than 20 pounds of camera gear in a camera bag thrown over our shoulder are long over. We take it easy on our bodies without sacrificing accessibility by using the Lowepro SlingShot 200 AW We like the bag because it's designed to easily rotate to the front so you can get to your equipment fast." --
Outdoor Photographer, November 2006

American Photo Lowepro SlingShot AW 200 receives American Photo Editor's choice 2006

"Photojournalists who can't afford to miss a shot often shun backpacks because it takes too much time to get to the gear inside. This ingenious Lowepro model lets you have it both ways. You carry it on your back with a comfortable sling-style strap, but when you need to get inside you simply swing it around to the front, which turns the bag sideways. The zippered lid to its main compartment now faces up and flips out, letting you access its contents as if you were using a shoulder bag. The compartment is big enough to hold a D-SLR with midsize zoom, three to four lenses, and accessories. There's also a memory card pouch, organizer pockets, and a separate all-weather cover." -- American Photo, July 2006

Laptop Editor's Choice Lowepro Tropolis 1250 receives LAPTOP Magazine's Editor's Choice Award

"Perhaps the most comfortable way to carry your notebook, the Lowepro Tropolis 1250 totes your 15.4-inch laptop, files, and accessories. Frequent travelers and students will no longer suffer back pain as this backpack evenly distributes weight across the shoulders. Other features include a tuck-away beverage pocket, a removable accessory pouch, and a removable cable pouch to store your cords and adapters." -- LAPTOP Magazine, May 2006

Hot Awards 2005 Rolling CompuTrekker Plus AW makes PPA Magazine's 2005 Hot1 Awards

"The Professional Photographer magazine Hot1 Awards represent a must-have list of this year's hottest, most sought-after new products. Selected by a panel of working professional photographers, the awards are chosen based on innovation, overall quality and value for price. In its seventh year, the Professional Photographer Hot1 Awards are one of the biggest product competitions in the industry, representing 60 categories of gear from a couple hundred different companies." -- PPA Magazine, January 2006

PC Photo Editor's Choice PCPhoto Magazine names Lowepro SlingShot 200 AW 2005 Editor's Pick

"Its over-the-shoulder design and accessibility make the Lowepro SlingShot 200 AW the ideal camera bag. To us, it means a safe camera without an excessive amount of zippers, clamps and hook–and-loop fastener interfering with our photography. The bag also features pockets for cables, a card pouch, a microfiber cloth to shield the LCD screen and the patented Lowepro all-weather cover. The bag measures about 9x7x17 inches." -- PCPhoto Magazine, December 2005


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