Lowepro Slingshot Edge 250 AW Review

Product Review

 

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When you need quick access to your camera and other gear it would be quite cumbersome if you have to remove and take your camera backpack from your shoulder straps and then gain access to them. The time you spend doing that would have changed either the position of the image that you need to capture, or even lost the image totally. The solution to such a predicament would be to have a camera carry bag which would be able turn on the shoulder with one strap and bring the bag to your side enabling easier and quick access.

The Lowepro Slingshot Edge 250 AW does just that with superlative speed and efficiency as it has a single strong, sturdy and very well padded strap which is carried across one shoulder and strapped around on the bottom of your torso. This enables you to sling the Lowepro Slingshot Edge 250 AW round your body and immediately gain access to whatever you may need in one quick action. This single sling action would enable you to quickly get access to your camera and other accessories ensuring that you are only split seconds away from capturing the action unfolding before you.

The Lowepro Slingshot Edge 250 AW is specially designed with much thought going into it and having gone through many practical tests in real life situations especially grouping in professional photographers to get their inputs too, before the final design and concept was finalized. This has brought the Lowepro Slingshot Edge 250 AW and the sling action access into a new dimension with many professional and amateur vloggers opting for this easy accessibility.

The Lowepro Slingshot Edge 250 AW does not have only this unique advantage, it has been designed to ensure that each of the equipment or item that you would want access to is readily available with the drawing of only one zipper. This is possible as every compartment has separate zippers, which are very strong and hardy in use, enabling quick accessibility when you need any in a hurry. As a professional vlogger you know that images don’t wait for you till you get ready with your equipment, because they are there before you to behold but the next moment it would go into oblivion. If you are not quick on your shutter there is not a snowball in hell chance that you would be able to capture it.

The material that the Lowepro Slingshot Edge 250 AW is made of is sure to last a lifetime of use, as it is has a long history through which it has been developed to attain its high standards as the best you could get. It is an All Weather (AW) material and for added protection from the vagaries of Nature a separate weather proof cover is also provide at the bottom of the Lowepro Slingshot Edge 250 AW in a zipped pouch. This makes the Lowepro Slingshot Edge 250 AW the best camera carry bag for any weather conditions.

That would not be all that the Lowepro Slingshot Edge 250 AW would offer you, whilst being practical in use it has prudently divided compartments to pack your fragile camera, lenses and other equipment safely and securely. The compartments are padded to ensure that the equipment inside does not even brush against each other which during transit could cause damage. There are also straps at the rear to firmly secure your tripod which of course you would not be requiring in a hurry. There are dedicated pockets to hold your laptop and tablet which are also easily accessible. On the top is an opening where you could keep little items like keys, smartphones, cables, memory cards and others.

The Lowepro Slingshot Edge 250 AW has a side pouch with a strap to hold either a bottle of water of similar item which would not cause any issue to the camera and other equipment inside. The Lowepro Slingshot Edge 250 AW with everything that it has to offer weighs just an incredible 1.54 pounds which is less than a kilogram.


Pros


  • Strong, sturdy and tough material

  • Convenient sling capability

  • Prudent and stylishly designed

  • Easy and quick accessibility to anything inside

  • Dedicated compartments for sensitive photographic equipment

  • All Weather resistant with additional protective cover

  • Padded compartments

  • Space for laptop and tablet

  • Adequately spacious



Cons


  • Sling design could be cumbersome for some

  • Weight concentrated on one side of the body.

  • The need to change sides always if camera carry bag is heavy