Lowepro Powder BP 500 AW is a photo backpack aimed at photographers and movie makers active in winter sports. The backpack has been custom-made to being able to carry skis, snowboards and other equipment needed when dealing with snow or ice. Its’ incredibly lightweight and durable construction also makes Powder interesting for mountain hiking.
The backpack has a volume of 50 liters, where 50% is dedicated for outdoor equipment. Of course, there’s also a room for a respectable camera equipment (pro-level DSLR with attached grip plus 2-4 lenses with fast aperture), a laptop (up to 15 "size) plus other useful gadgets. The camera compartment box can be removed so that Powder can be used as a pure daypack when you don’t have to photograph.
On the outside and in the wide, padded waist belt, there are easily accessible pockets for filters, lens caps and other small items. A side pocket for hydration system adds to the comfort of this versatile backpack.
Lowepro Powder BP 500 AW comes in two colors: Orange/gray and a two-tone blue variant.
50 liter volume where 50% is dedicated for outdoor equipment
Heavy duty straps for carrying skis up to 12 cm wide, an ice pick or large tripod
Large front pocket for snow shovel and other winter equipment
15” laptop compartment
Top compartment for food, clothing, sun glasses or extra camera gear
Side pocket for hydration system
Access to camera compartment from the back
Made from lightweight but strong water and abrasion resistant material
Included All Weather AW Cover protects against snow and rain
Camera gear that fits
Camera: Full frame DSLR with battery grip or pro mirrorless
Lenses: 24-70 mm f/2.8, 70-200 mm f/2.8, 16-35 mm f/2.8 and fisheye. Or a 300 mm f/2.8 to replace two lenses
Tripod: external mount for full size tripod
Additional camera gear can be carried in top compartment