MindShift Backlight 18L Photo Daypack


The BackLight® 18L, with a rear-panel compartment for photo gear, allows you to access your gear without taking off the backpack.


  • SKU: PBMS355 - Charcoal; PBMS356 - Woodland Green

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You can change lenses or just snap a quick photo simply by rotating the bag to the front of your body while the waist belt is still secured.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Back-panel access to your camera gear without taking the bag off, allowing you to work out of the bag without getting your harness dirty, wet, muddy or icy
  • Dedicated compartments fit up to a 13” laptop and full size tablet
  • Daypack capacity! Front pockets totaling 5L carry personal gear for a day’s outing: extra layers, a light jacket, food, etc.

ADDITIONAL FEATURES:

Rear-panel access also adds security when traveling since your camera gear is protected behind your back.

  • Meets most international and US carry-on requirements*
  • Daisy chain, ice axe loops and additional lash points for expanding your carry capacity
  • Includes tripod/monopod mounting system on front or side
  • Comfortable padded waist belt for all day comfort on the trail with webbing rail for modular pouches or accessories
  • Flap-keeper neck strap allows you to work out of the bag, unencumbered
  • Two large water bottle pockets with cinch cord fit a 32oz Nalgene
  • Side compression straps with locking SR buckles for additional lash points
  • Air channel and lumbar support on rear-panel for all-day comfort
  • Ergonomic zipper pulls are easily gripped with gloves or frozen fingers
  • Highest quality YKK zippers, 420D Velocity and 420D high-density nylon for long lasting durability and strength
  • Front stuff pockets for trail essentials: headlamp, gloves, chargers
  • Adjustable dividers for large telephoto lenses, traditional photo gear, or personal items
  • Top zippered pocket for quick access essentials
  • Interior mesh pockets for storing filters, batteries, cables, etc.
  • Seam-sealed rain cover included, folds flat for use as a ground cover
  • Compatible with the Tripod Suspension Kit, Filter Nest, Filter Hive and Switch Case

*Check with your airline for current carry-on requirements

WHAT FITS:

  • Holds 2 standard DSLR bodies with lenses attached and 1–3 standard zoom lenses
  • Holds 2 Mirrorless bodies with lenses attached and 3–5 lenses
  • Fits up to a 13” laptop and a 10” tablet
  • Fits personal gear in the 5L front compartments
  • Maximum lens size: 300mm f/2.8 or 150–600mm f/5–6.3 attached to a body
  • Nikon D750 with 24–70mm f/2.8 attached, Nikon D750 with 70–200mm f/2.8 attached, 14–24mm f/ 2.8, 85mm f/1.8
  • Sony A7 with 70–200mm f/2.8 attached, Sony A7 with 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 attached, 16–35mm f/2.8, 24–70mm f/2.8
  • Canon 5D with 24–70mm f/2.8 attached, Canon 6D with 70-200mm f/2.8 attached, 16–35mm f/2.8, 100mm f/2.8

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Interior Dimensions: 9.4” W x 16.7” H x 5.5” D (24 x 42.5 x 14 cm)
  • Exterior Dimensions: 10.6” W x 18.5” H x 7.1” D (27 x 47 x 18 cm)
  • Laptop: 8.9” W x 13.8” H x 0.8”D (22.5 x 35 x 2.1 cm)
  • Tablet: 8.7” W x 10.2” H x 0.6” D (22 x 26 x 1.5 cm)
  • Weight: 3.5 lbs (1.6 kg)
  • Volume: 18 Liters