The Camera Pack: Peter McKinnon X NOMATIC

The Camera Pack: Peter McKinnon X NOMATIC is a customizable camera bag aimed at traveling photographer/videographers. The bag is designed to have all the pockets and compartments you need with customizable storage to hold your gear and your clothes too.

NOMATIC has teamed up with YouTuber Peter McKinnon to create what they are calling “The ultimate camera pack with customizable organization and easy access pockets.”

The Camera Pack is currently on Kickstarter where it has raised over $1,110,000 in its first week. So far the campaign has more than 3,200 backers.

NOMATIC was founded back in 2014 when two cousins, Jon Richards and Jacob Durham, designed a wallet and launched it on Kickstarter. They expected to get about 50 orders, but over 6,000 people backed their campaign, investing $171,000. Since then, Richards and Durham have raised nearly $10 million through eight crowdfunding campaigns.

Is it just another camera bag?

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When it comes to bag design It’s not easy to come up with something that is different and to be honest, I don’t see anything that unique or revolutionary about this bag. According to the marketing material, what NOMATIC focused on first and foremost was organization. The bag had to have versatile compartmentalization with folding dividers.

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The NOMATIC Camera Pack also has a separate clothing compartment to optimize packing, including a seven-litre expansion when more space is needed.

Key features

  • Aluminum stays and waist straps
  • Tensioners
  • Thick shoulder pads
  • Breathable Eva foam channels
  • Carry-on size
  • 4 grab handles
  • Water resistance
  • Luggage passthrough handle
  • Locking zippers

The NOMATIC Camera Pack is a carry-on size, includes quick camera access or a full wide opening and has an external laptop pocket for a 15-inch laptop and several easy-access pockets.

The team also focused on comfort, designing the camera pack with a full internal suspension system to lighten the load, and multiple external adjustments and support straps.

The Camera Pack offers full main access, quick side access and the ability to expand from 35 liters/2,100 cubic inches to 42 liters/2,600 cubic inches – with pockets for a tripod/bottle, laptop, tablet and other small items.

Additional Cube pack

The bag also comes with a cube pack made from durable materials that fits in the camera bag. This can be used to store a camera or drone, or it can also be converted into a small backpack.

What else do you get?

There’s also an accessory case; a protective Eva foam formed case with customizable dividers inside; a card case that holds up to six SD cards and four C fast cards with a zipper pocket; and a lens filter case, designed to hold up to six filters.

Price & Availability

The Camera Pack: Peter McKinnon X NOMATIC is available to early adopters starting at $99 USD (regular price will be $125 USD) for the Camera Cube.

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The bags are expected to start shipping in April 2020. At $510 USD (regular price $675 USD), the Get It All pack is certainly not cheap.

As usual, Newsshooter urges caution when backing any crowdfunding project as there are no guarantees that you will ever get your product.

What do you think about this bag? Would you buy one? Let us know in the comments section below.

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