Later this year, photo bag maker Think Tank Photo will release the Shape Shifter, a way-cool photo backpack that expands to carry both photo gear and a laptop to the assignment, then contracts to about half its maximum depth to hold just your computer and accessories while you shoot. If you're a newspaper or wire service photographer, or you simply need to carry a minimum of equipment on your back while you make pictures, the Shape Shifter may be for you. We have a review of the upcoming bag, based on prototype units currently in use here.

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