Comment on the post to stand a chance of winning a Think Tank Rotation 360° camera backpack with Orms Connect!

Update Friday 19 August 2011 13:36PM
And the winner is… Fluidlightphotography! Congratulations! Hope you enjoy the camera bag!

Fluidlightphotography said:
“Spare Batteries, extra memory cards and some tissues for the “father’s of the bride” and some sunnies just to look as good as my new bag.”

Thanks for all the entries this month. Remember to keep an eye out for next month’s giveaway, same time, same place!
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Update Friday 19 August 2011 12:04PM
The competition is now closed! Thanks for all the entries! We’ll announce the winner shortly.
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The month of August is already midway, which means it is time for another Orms Connect Monthly Giveaway! This week you stand the chance of winning an awesome Think Tank Rotation 360° Backpack worth R2,500!

Think Tank is known in the industry for making some of the best quality camera bags that money can buy. The Rotation 360° is a very unique camera bag – it combines the form factors of a backpack and a belt bag into one and offers the wearer the the convenience of both. You’ll also have plenty of space to pack all your essential equipment for those weekend getaways. For more information, have a look at the Rotation 360° page on Orms Direct.

How to enter:
If you aren’t already a fan of the Orms Direct Facebook page, please like it and then return to Orms Connect and leave a comment on this blog post, answering the question: “What gear would you keep in the belt-pack section of the Rotation 360°?”

Rules:
1) The competition is open to all South African residents, 18 or older.
2) The winner will be selected randomly, and will need to be a fan of Orms Direct on Facebook.
3) Only one comment/entry per person will count. If you leave more than one comment, it will only count as one entry.
4) Competition closes Friday 19 August 2011 at 12:00 PM.

Please note: We make use of Random.org to randomly generate a number corresponding to the eventual winner’s comment. We run the number generator once – the first number is the winner. All comments get checked for duplicates first and listed with a post number, starting from oldest comment first. The nature of this random system ensures that everyone has a fair chance of winning, which is very important to us. If you post under an anonymous nickname, we will attempt to maintain your anonymity.

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Orms Connect Giveaway: Think Tank Rotation 360°

  1. Wow… I already own a Think Tank Speedracer bag and this would be an awesome addition to my gear! I would definitly put in two bodies (Canon 50D’s), one with a 24-104 F4 IS lens, one with a 70-200 F2.8 lens… I would be able to squeeze in my 100mm macro, 50mm 1.4 and maybe my 40D as backup… I see there’s LOADS of space for batteries and memory cards… The fact that you can strap your tripod to the back is an added bonus!

  2. sOOO could do with a new bag, and yeah, I like the idea of a lens compartment holding a beer. Pity no place for laptop though..

  3. Very nice,  I will use it for all the quick access goodies.  Camera (Nikon D300) with 16-85mm lens, 35mm prime lens, some grad filters and polarizer and magic cloth.

  4. For me this looks like the ideal bag to in which to carry my rapidly expanding collection of Nikon equipment. Since I’m currently in the process of “going pro”, I’m putting quite a bit of income back into equipment at present.

  5. Canon 7D with 50mm & 300mm an external flash and maybe some biltong goodies courtesy of local shops..thanks to the farmers!!!!

  6. This awesome looking backpack will come in really handy to carry my Nikon D7000, 18-200mm lens, 50mm f1.8 prime, SB700 speedlight, Kenko extension tubes, and accessories (all purchased at Orms recently). Along with my old Nikon D40X with it’s trusty 18-55 kit lens as backup, my lightweight tripod and my Nikon binoculars. Most imnportantly the 500mm Sigma which I’ll be hijacking from my mother. If there’s any place left for a drink that would be a bonus; Those birdwatching and nature treks deep into the wilderness can be quite thirsty work!

  7. Would be Great for me D3, 70-200 and 16-35mm. Filters and all the Nick Nacks we like to keep! Great Bags…all I use!

  8. my beautiful nikon, lenses, flash, tri- and monopod. Oh and my cigs, peak, sunglasses and suncream. Perhaps a little liquid refreshment as well!

  9. This is SO perferct for ALL my gear.  Lenses, extra batteries and filters in the belt pack … Canon eos 60D with lenses  in the backpack.  Great bag.  I so want it!

  10. The pack will help me keep all my lenses and filters and other accessories in order for when I traveling in South America next year. With its easy access I can take amazing photos along my trip and wont feel frustrated along the way. It also looks good for hiking and day trips, which will help when I hike Machu Picchu.

  11. I would put my Canon 70 -300 L lens for my Canon EOS 60D, my external flash plus something to chew on in the in the belt-pack section of the Think Tank Rotation 360°.   All else goes into the back.  This is the must have backpack.

  12. I think easy access to a wide angle as well as a macro lens, and some filters would be a great use for the belt-pack!

  13. Very cool that you don’t have the whole pack rotating. Less used equipment can be stored stationary on your back incase you should need it.

  14. I would definately keep my 18-135mm in there, some lense filters, my cleaning brush and i think a spare battery will fit nicely too!

  15. Hmmm… I’d have to say that I’d store my 50mm prime (fav walkabout lenses 😀 ) & 24 – 70mm, squeeze in 2 of my spare batteries and my bridge camera (Canon sx110 is )

  16. Spare Batteries, extra memory cards and some tissues for the “father’s of the bride” and some sunnies just to look as good as my new bag.

  17. Wow! What a nice bag. I would use the belt bag to pack my extra lenses (Nikon 50mm, 18-200mm), lens pen, memory cards and my sunglasses.

  18. With a bag like that I would pack Canon 5D and 7D body with a decent 300mm or bigger mm zoom and a wide angle lens. A 580 flash and a lightweight tripod and gorilla pod. some spare batteries, SD cards, lens pen. Some Cokin filters and packed lunch, water and I am good to go…

  19. I will store all the extras that do not go into the bag such as my Canon 40D and 10-22mm lens with extra cards and batteries.

  20. I would use it for my Canon 5D and some lenses(which I am still saving up for), extra battery and memory card and maybe some energy bars(chocolate off course)

  21. It could work to swop from the Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM Lens to the Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5 L II Lens  . included the Canon Speedlite 580EX II Flash + extra memory

  22. Oh yeah, i would keep my 400D with the standard lens. i would also keen my 70-300mm lens and my flash in there. My Swiss army knife and selection of ND filters. Probably wouldn’t be a bad idea to keep some spare memory cards and a few extra batteries. My photo notebook would also fit in there..so that would be the most valuable items i own. Kinda like a vault of sorts

  23. Just the bag for a husband-wife team…..Perfect bag !!!  Perfect to fit my Canon D500 with a  EF-S 18-135 mm lens as well as my husbands Canon40d with  EF-S 17-85mm and  EF 70-300mm lenses.

    Plenty of space for a  430EX II Flash, extra batteries and all those essential equipment, something for the road and perfect to fit on my back for those long trips on the motorcycle day trips.  Just perfect !!!

  24. Perfect for a Joburg Photowalker expedition; looks like I could fit everything I need in there to walk the streets of Johannesburg – and whip it out quickly if I need to snap something in a hurry. Certainly like the tripod attachment too – that’s good.

  25. Looks like a awesome bag. Just what I need for my new Canon 60D. I will store my macro lenses in the belt-pack, extra batteries en memory cards.

  26.  In the write-up it states a basic set of gear if less equipment is required, will be stored in the belt bag. I would store my lenses (24-70, 50mm and possible the 60mm macro) in this bag with hood for 24-70, for quick access – also a spare battery and CF card. What a stunning bag – come on guys, make my day – in fact MAKE MY YEAR!!!!! Mandi

  27. looks like more than enough space to hold my medium format Mamiya RB 67, 65mm 3.5 lens, 90mm , my nikon D40, light-meter and my 18-105 lens, 55mm f2 lens my 18-55mm lens,  torches, flash, plus all my filters and accessories …. 🙂 it will do me the world of good !!

  28. Just the old 350d with kit lens. Also the 50mm1.8, 70-300mm, spare CF card and a tin of baked-beans. The tripod and remote cable can come too…

  29. I’d keep my canon 550D with my 100 mm macro lens mounted on it. Plus a cable shutter release and a bean bag which is used a lot to support the camera when going down on my knees for those low shots of flowers and bugs.

  30. I think this would be great, specifically as my current camera case is a pain to transport out in the field, i love the backpack idea

  31. Spare batteries, memory cards, pen and notepad, my Speedlite if not in use, and whatever lens I plan to use after whichever lens is already in use. I tend to be one of those “take everything in case and keep near at hand” people. I’d probably put everything but the kitchen sink in there and then still make my assistant carry everything else, but at least this would make the load lighter. ;P

  32. Awesome Bag and belt pack. Would keep as much gear as it would fit 🙂 ranging from my 50mm to my set of extension tubes and all the goodies that go with it 🙂

  33. I suppose this will seem funny, but I will put my Canon G9 camera in there, plus my brush and some make-up.  A girl’s got to look good near a camera.

  34. I’m studying to be a Palaeontologist and it takes me out of town quite often which means going to some pretty picturesque places, so my Canon 400D is always at my side. Would be quite handy to be able to keep my camera along with the 300m lens I own in one bag, also the belt would be great to hook my rock hammer to, so that it is also easily accessible when I find a cool fossil. Looks like there is even space in the bag for a small fossil find or two. Great bag! 🙂

  35. Definitely for things I need to get hold of fast.  My 24-70, polariser, cards & spare battery, and there’s probably still room for my filters too, by the looks of it!

  36. I would put my zoom lens in there, always have my 50mm on camera. I’d also put some extra batteries and memory cards in there. And yes, most importantly, tons of pepper-spray to fend off jealous non-360-owners! Peace out.

  37. I would put anything that I need quick access to, like spare batteries, memory cards, lens cleaner, my Speedlite and whichever lens is not already on my camera. Great bag!

  38. I would keep my Nikon D5000, SB600 speedlight, my lenses and other photographic gear.  This prize would come in very handy for my trip up Sinai in November.

  39. Just what I need, I can now take my 70-300mm and 50mm prime on my journeys, an maybe some space for snacks on those long road trips.

  40. 50mm or 35mm prime, filters and spare batteries. I would be using my macro, but may want a quick change for something. Filters tend to go on and off a bit with me, so that would work well. Oh, also a couple of lens cloths to keep my stuff dust free and pretty

  41. Amazing bag! I would keep my 18-200 Zoom, spare batteris, spare memory stick, lens cleaning equipment, ducktape for scene setting, possibly even put my speedlight in there on certain occasions.

  42. I’d keep my 50mm prime lens, as well as, one of the many that are on my wish list – makro or wide angle 😀  I see there is a spot for my spare battery too.

  43. WOW!! Awesome bag. I’ll definitely keep my lenses in belt-pack, extra batteries, some lens wipes, extra memory card, etc….

  44. Memory cards, batteries, filters, speedlight, raincoat. Everything I may need in a hurry, what a pleasure to have it right there when you need it.

  45. AWESOME piece of kit .. I’ll definitely carry my 70-300mm (once I can afford it!!), a cool drink (probably a beer) and a can of mace – for when I’m out in the bush shooting (pics only) wild animals. LOVE it!!

  46. I would put in the extra lens, external flash, my remote, extra batteries and a rain coat for easy access as to not let your equipment get wet.

  47. Most practical! for those long days out. I would put filters, memory sticks, batteries, lens cleaning goodies, remote, wires.

  48. lee filter set, extra batteries, some ziplock bags, chocolate, elastic bands, cleaning cloth and gaffer tape- you never know!

  49. A Canon 5D, 50mm, flash and hopefully a 24-70 soon. Some filters, batteries and still have space for more.. My current bag is way too small.

  50. Extra memory cards, speedlight, and a 2nd lens.  Potentially some calmettes – You never know when you’ll need them 😉

  51. I would put my lens cap in there while I’m shooting (always misplacing it), flash diffuser, extra lenses and lens cleaners. I may even throw my cable pouch in there aswell.

  52. Definitely accessories, extra batteries and things that you remove from the camera like lens caps and the lens pen for quick cleaning. Extra memory cards also. Extra lens maybe and also speedlite. 

  53. Wow! What an awesome bag, would love to own one! Bag at the moment is way too small… Would keep an extra lens, batteries, extra memory cards, lens cleaning kit and maybe some snacks for the trip. 🙂 🙂

  54. Aweosme I absolutely love this, I need a bag so bad my d40x keeps getting banged up in poor backpacks and hiking packs 🙁

  55. Would defnitely carry my cam with the 24-70 as well as 100 macro, 10-22, speedlight and whatever accessoried – could fit in!

  56. Wow, this bag looks pretty awesome and very functional too. I would keep my 580EXII flashgun in there, along with spare batteries and my 24-70 lens and whatever else would fit!

  57. I would keep my flash and the “other” lens in the pouch. Lenses i use 24-105L and 70-200/2.8L … This should work brilliantly.

  58. The camera bag is well padded and unique with the belt bag,so you don’t waste  time on changing your lenses and miss out on that photo shot.

  59. What a stunning bag…would really look great with my stunning gear in it. When can I come and pick it up?…ha ha Very generous giveaway…someone is going to be very happy!

  60. What would I keep in the belt pack section… Beer.. just beer. Its a rad bag for photography, but I can see the advantages of having it swing around for easy beer access. Just line it with one of those small cooler bags and voila! 

    Of course if you were shooting weddings or events then it is a super convenient bag for accessing your gear for quick lens changes, speedlights, batteries or cards. 

  61. Very cool bag!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I want one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I’ll keep my flash, and spare batteries, memory cards in there for easy access!!!!!

  62. Everything that my assistant would of carried for a photo shoot, therefor I don’t need an assistant any longer just the Think Tank Rotation 360° Backpack, more that an assistant could ever dream of!

  63. Awesome Bag. Defenitely keep my flash, spare batteries, filters utra wide angle lense and of course something ice cold to drink on those really hot Cape Town summer days!

  64. Everythin!g that I must get hold of quickly and don’t fit into the Front pocket of this amazing bag… thanks for the opportunity!

  65. I’d use it to store the 10-20 / 24-70 / 70-200 (which ever two aren’t on the body at that point in time), some wetwipes (great for quickly getting mud off your gear when shooting 4X4′ challenges), and some other cleaning products, and maybe a 580 EX II if I feel I may need it on the day.

  66. I’d put my 16-35mm and 70-300mm lenses in the belt section, together with my ND grads, spear battery and memory card. Awesome bag.

  67. Wow!!! What an amazing gift!!! I would love to put in a spare battery and cards – always handy at the most random times!

  68. The belt pack looks like it will be perfect for a 70-300mm lens, some snacks, a Leatherman   and the obvious spare batteries and memory cards.

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