Shotkit is one of our long term partners that we are collaborating with. We couldn’t think of anyone better to test the 40L Ajna pack than the amazing team of inspiring, teaching and supporting photographers of Shotkit.
Timo was born on the island of Saaremaa, the largest island in Estonia, which, among other things, is well known for hosting one of the greatest rallies in Estonia, For the last 6 years, Timo has been working as a freelance photographer and he loves being able to experience the variety of ...Read More
Wouter Kingma is a filmmaker, a photographer, an author, a producer and an adventurer. He wears many hats within the creative industry and loves getting called upon for unique ideas and epic concepts. They all seem to overlap. They fill his passport with stamps and gets Wouter to tell real...Read More
Jon Glassberg is a professional climber for twenty years and has traveled the world climbing rocks up to 5.14 and V14. His authentic view of climbing and the Outdoor Industry grew from simple beginnings as a committed climber. In the past decade, his focus has shifted from the rock to the ...Read More
Joshua Snow is a Moab, UT based ex-engineer turned fine art Nature photographer, who specializes in creating ethereal and dramatic imagery and teaching advanced capture and processing techniques in his immersive photography workshops all over the US and world! Most of Joshes' time spen...Read More
Jeff is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer, philosophy undergraduate, international multimedia journalism MA (China Cohort), and professional wanderer with over 12 years of living in countries in Africa, Asia, and S. America. Although his background is in multimedia journalism and documentar...Read More
Packing for a day out on the ice isn’t like packing for your typical day out shooting as there are a couple of extra things to consider before you head out the door. First off I am often hanging from a climb from above so it's important to not only have all the gear I need to sho...Read More
Nic Alegre grew up in East Hampton, New York and is an award-winning photographer for Teton Gravity Research.
After graduating from Villanova University in 2008, Nic lived and worked in Manhattan for a few years before he followed his instincts west and spent a number of years in b...Read More
Timo Anis is a photographer who at the moment is focused on motorsport races, but he also shoots some wedding and portrait photography. In the motorsport field, he's one of the few FIA's World Rally Championship...Read More
f-stop Ambassador Ben Thouard was awarded as the overall winner of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2019 for his amazing underwater shot of athlete Ace Buchan surfing in Tahiti, French Polynesia. Ben was selected f...Read More
Mark Condon is a British wedding photographer living on the Tweed Coast of Australia with his wife and 3 kids. Mark shoots weddings in Australia and all around the world, and is the founder of popular photography website Shotkit. Mark is also the ...Read More
f-stop Ambassador Matthew Vandeputte (@Matjoez) is a timelapse photographer and YouTuber who specializes in the 'niche within a niche' called hyperlapse photography. Creating this unique engaging content started as a hobby which got out of hand, and now he is commission...Read More
Here’s a chance for you to check how our Staff Pro Henry Iddon manages to shoot rock climbing and contemporary landscapes with an antique ultra large format camera.
He’s been using an “Underwood Instanto” camera, manufactured by E & T Underwood at th...Read More
For professional photographers who shoot the same subject matter week in, week out, it can be a real challenge to stay creative, to keep trying to see things differently and to fend off the competition from younger, hungrier photographers trying to make a name for themselves and steal th...Read More
One of the fascinations with photography is that fundamentally every camera is exactly the same as it has a lens that focuses light onto an imaging device, that device used to be film but is primarily a digital sensor these days. We all have an opinion on what is the best camera to use b...Read More
This winter in the Pacific Northwest Mother Nature has been kind and brought us colder snowy weather than last year’s dismal “winter” where I often found myself in a t-shirt while doing outdoor activities in the local mountains. With the avalanche danger high from lots ...Read More
Elizabeth Kreutz ia a photographer based out of Austin, Texas. Elizabeth is an award-winning photographer having won major prizes at World Press Photo and POYI. Elizabeth is also a member of the f-stop Global Icon team.
Elizabeth spends her time documenting athletes and recordi...Read More
Our Mountain Series systems have become widely recognized for their comfort and modularity. A feature our hardware people always speak highly about has been the compatibility with our ICU system (a.k.a. Internal Camera Unit). It enables users the ability to balance their load and compart...Read More
2015 was a year when my attitude towards photo gear started to change. Rather than facing every assignment with a full arsenal of pro camera bodies, a lighter approach started to take hold throughout my workflow, trying to capture more with less. I spent a day during the summer in the Sw...Read More
Check out how Wildlife photographer Roy Mangersnes utilises the f-stop Shinn when shooting Musk Ox in their native habitat of Norway.
The Shinn is usually a pack that is used by videographers, but can be just at home with the Long lens shooters when a larger expedition pack is req...Read More
Athena Carey, f-stop Global Icon, made the transition from Portrait to Landscape photography a few years ago and has since been travelling the world capturing amazing locations.
Since the advent of mirrorless cameras Athena has been making her kit lighter to enable her to captu...Read More
October 2015 saw the formal announcement of the partnership between f-stop and Red Bull photography and the launch of the Red Bull photography Ajna.
As a result we had an amazing opportunity to do something a little different, something with one of our amazing Staff Pro team, s...Read More
Freezing temps, skin piercing snow, and wind gust so strong, loose items are constantly tugging for flight... sounds like a perfect testbed for the latest f-stop pack. When adventure photographer and f-stop pro, Lars Schneider, invited us along on a dogsledding trip in Norway, we knew it...Read More
Last year Lucho made a choice many professionals are challenged to do. He made a bold life-changing decision and moved his photography business halfway across the globe. Lucho left behind his safety net and everything he has ever known. He set his sights on the larger European market and...Read More
We recently got the chance to catch up with our long-time friend and Staff Pro Marc Gasch. Marc has been working as professional photographer for more than 20 years, mainly focusing on mountain biking and snowboarding. Earlier this year he got involved in the XPDTN3 project which involve...Read More
f-stop backpacks are designed to carry and protect its contents from rigorous mountain terrain, airborne elements, and moisture. If you are doing battle with these elements, they can cause damage to your bag. Therefore, maintenance is required to ensure your bag is in optimal performing ...Read More
Drones are increasingly becoming indispensable pieces of kit, not just for the 'video guys' but for all kinds of photographers and visual creatives. As technology brings ever-smaller drones, they have become an essential part of the toolkit for mobile story tellers. Her...Read More
Engineered to be an entire transport system for serious photographers, f-stop packs are designed around a modular system of Internal Camera Units (ICUs) offering an endless variety of compatible carrying solutions – but sometimes so much modularity can be confusing. What’s th...Read More
f-stop Ambassador Craig Kolesky previously showed us his 70L Sukha when he's heavily loaded, but this time he's giving us the packing tour of his 25L Guru UL pack. The Guru UL is designed for active shooters who want a simple and lightweight carry solution, and in ...Read More
Multi-talented f-stop Ambassador Mark Croker is a no stranger to tools for making things happen, whether it's behind the camera in the surf, in his carpentry workshop crafting furniture or even becoming something of a celebrity in his native Australia on the property r...Read More
The f-stop Sukha is the go-to pack for both creatives on the go carrying additional travel gear, and pros using big glass and multiple body set ups.
Craig Kolesky ticks both those boxes, so we're taking a dive into his Sukha to check out his camera gear for a...Read More
Ambassador Jason Nugent is traversing Canada with the Canadian Rally Championship as part of the official media team. He has been shooting rally for the last four years and for Jason the appeal of shooting the races is not just the speed and act...Read More
This gear story comes from Ambassador Nicolas Rakotopare who got in touch to tell us a story with simple message: it's always good to talk to new people. Recovering from every photographer's nightmare situation of having all his gear stolen, a chance connection has lead to a crea...Read More
If the devil is in the details, the zippers on your pack can be the difference between an epic success or catastrophic mess. In this Gear Corner story we examine the ways we choose and integrate zippers in the Mountain Series packs, and answer some technical questions. We’ll...Read More
Outdooor adventure shoots and big gear lists always go hand in hand, but this is especially true for f-stop Ambassador Ming Poon's latest epic multi-sport adventure in the Sierra Nevada wi...Read More
What do you pack when you are heading far off the beaten path? See what f-stop Ambassador Gustavo Cherro packs in his Sukha for a personal shooting project in the wilds of the Ibera wetlands in Argentina. The the second-largest wetland in the world, this area is home to diverse...Read More
In this third installment of our Gear Corner 'deep dives' into how we engineer your camera bags, we are looking at hardware. The buckles, clips and snaps that secure your gear, and enable your bag to fit and function. From compressing a half-full bag in order to keep your gear st...Read More
Every year Red Bull Rampage produces some of the most jaw-dropping images of mountain biking. Here f-stop Icon Scott Markewitz talks us through what is going in his bag for Rampage this year, along with the shots taken with that set up over the years. This year R...Read More
f-stop Ambassador Nicolai Brix is a storyteller who works on stories of all sizes, from global projects to the local scale. His gear has to adapt to these situations too. His gear has to adapt accordingly, from a fully loaded 80L Read More
f-stop Ambassador and Fujiﬁlm X-Photographer Maria Sahai is known for her images of frozen landscapes of the Arctic region. Karim Sahai is an award-winning photographer with a deep love of nature, wildlife and the Arctic, and whose passion for crafting compelling images has spanne...Read More
Australian photographer Christiaan Hart has traveled throughout Asia to cover international sporting events such as Grand Prix, professional golf tournaments, ATP Tennis, and Rugby Sevens.
Aside from sports, Christiaan also specialises in commercial and corpora...Read More