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Quick Access zipper lets you at the contents of the bag without opening the main flap
Exterior of 1000 Denier Nylon - the most time-tested and proven outdoor textile ever. The optimal combination of strength, durability, and light weight
Webbing loops on both sides to attach a compact camera pouch or other clip-on accessories (not included)
Padded compartment holds and protects laptop. The Mini fits iPad or netbook/laptop up to 13-inch Macbook Pro size
Many pockets and compartments to keep mobile hard drives, cell phone, MP3 player, cables, chargers, pens and business cards organized and easily accessible
The Tenba Messenger is an urban-inspired laptop bag that's designed to hold everything you need for a day; on vacation or at work; at school or at the gym. Adjustable dividers let you configure the interiorfor a wide variety of photographic or video equipment, and removing the dividers converts the Messenger Mini into a perfect, general-purpose carrying bag.Capacity: SLR body, 2-3 lenses, flash and accessories, magazines and files.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Being fairly new to photography I am learning there are never enough, or the right, camera bags.
I have a Lowepro backpack with the laptop sleeve. It is very nice but not particularly useful for much other than transporting your stuff from one place to the next. Therefore I started the search for a more useable bag.
Two trips to the local (i.e. overpriced) camera shop and I picked the Tenba. Was not too big nor too small. I have a Canon T1, two lenses, extra batteries, and the normal misc stuff. There is plenty of room left in the bag with all of this stuff. My 13" MacBook Pro fits in snugly in the laptop area with a Speck cover on, without the cover it fits perfectly. My goal for this bag was to use it with the camera and iPad, but be able to stuff the laptop in when needed. Having the macbook fit so well was great.
Took the bag to Disneyland and a birthday party over the weekend. Plenty of room for a couple of diapers and a few extra small items...
My name is XXX and I have a bag addiction ... yes I admit it. I have tried every photo bag I can think of plus multiple sizes of individual models in search of the perfect bag. The Tenba Messenger line of bags is the best I have found by far. I like smaller bags that will just hold a camera and couple small lenses plus maybe enough room to throw in a windbreaker (and also now my iPad). I just sold my Tenba Small Messenger bag on eBay because I found it too large for my tastes. I turned right around and ordered the Tenba Mini Messenger (in chocolate brown to be a bit less conspicuous). While I would prefer that even it was an inch or so smaller, I am satisfied. It will hold my iPad and camera and minimal other stuff I carry plus a little extra room if I need it. The one feature these bags have that is so great is the zippered access on the top flap that lets you get to the inside of the bag without undoing the straps and the very loud velcro (I really hate velcro tabs on camera...
I received the bag a week ago. As soon as I opened it, I was amazed with the orange color I had bought. Honestly, it's much better than what I imagined it would be like. Then, the space distribution is brilliant, with perfect space for a full size DSLR with a professional lens on it (Canon 5D with Canon 24-70L), and an iPad/Macbook 13". I still have tons of space free after I introduce the afore mentioned items into the bag.
However, the shoulder strap that came with the bag broke 2 days after using it normally. It's not a nice feeling to be walking on the sidewalk and suddenly watching your camera bag, with fragile items inside, crashing against the concrete floor.
Tenba should have better quality control with that. Anyways, if you buy this brilliantly distributed bag, know that you might have to buy a 20 dollars shoulder strap in order to efficiently use it.
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