Camera bag for micro four thirdPresentation Transcript
Camera bag design For micro Four Thirds system
Design vision Camera bag designed for Micro Four Thirds system, maximizing the small size advantage. Carrying many lens in small package. Easy access to lens and changing lens from standing position. Stealthy look.
Comparison ILC offering Re-labeled small DSLR bag. Carry only two or three lenses. DSLR offering Assumed large lenses. Large space for SLR with grip and battery is a waste of space for small camera.
Design points – top Common design: flap opens inward The flap will fall back over the bag opening. The flap stand between photographer and the bag contents. Flap opens outward Flap will stay open and both hand can freely access the lenses inside bag. When closed, the lock is secured between the bag and body.
Design points – front Expandable. Two row of sewn belt for attaching modular bag, easy to access without opening bag. Expansion module bags Small bag (1x1) for pancake lenses or filter and small accessories. Max 3-6. Medium bag (1x2) for zoom lenses. Max 3. Large bag (3x2) for accessories or small paper notebook. Max 1. Zippered door to accessories bay Rarely used accessories such as spare battery. Located under camera.
Design points – rear
Design points – rear Lock is secured behind the bag. Two D-Loops for attaching strap. Keep it easier to open the bag without hindered by straps from the side. Belt strap for extra weight distribution when carrying many lenses.
Design points – inside
Design points – inside Lens stacked vertically in three rows Top row for small size lens. Dimension approx. 70 x 70 x 40 mm. Middle row for medium size lens (standard zoom and 45/2.8 macro). Dimension approx 70 x 70 x 70 mm. Bottom row for single tele zoom. Dimension approx 70 x 90 x 70 Possible because of the smaller sized lens. Under the camera is accessories box for spare battery.
Design points – inside
Design points – inside How to access the lower row. Design inspired by toolbox that open to the side and display all three levels. Top row uses basket design. Empty basket can be used to hold lens while changing. Middle row uses drawer design. Saving space and opens up to access bottom row. Bottom row uses pit design.
Capacity Compact mFT camera (e-PEN or Lumix GF) with kit zoom and viewfinder attached. Up to three pancake lenses. Six with external module. Up to four medium sized lenses. Six with external module. Up to three tele zoom lenses. Spare battery & charger. Flash or filters using the top row basket.
Combination Separators can be rearranged to fit lens brought. The top and middle row can be mix and matched.
Additional accessories Tablet computer bag, secured to the rear D-Loop. Possible, but not advised because most likely will make the bag even more uncomfortable. Phone or stationary modular bag attached to the side. Need to add side belt to the design. Rain coat. Tripod can be attached to the belt strap. Probably uncomfortable.