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Convertible backpack/shoulder bag that holds large lenses or a camera system. Holds up to a 500mm f/4 lens, 300mm f/2.8 lens attached to a standard DSLR, or a 70-200mm attached to a standard DSLR with hood in position. A Modular Component Strap is located on the outer lid of the bag. This allows you to increase the bag's capacity as needed.

  • Can be used as a shoulder bag
  • Can be used as a backpack
  • Foam Collar for large glass
  • Foam Ring for smaller hoods
  • Holds up to a 500mm f/4 lens.
  • Holds a 300mm f/2.8 with DSLR
  • Holds a gripped DSLR


  • Interior Dimensions:  8.3” W x 16.3” H x 8” D (21.1 x 41.4 x 20.3 cm)
  • Exterior Dimensions:  8.5” W x 17” H x 9.5” D (21.6 x 43.2 x 24.1 cm)
  • Weight:  2–3.7 lbs (0.9–1.7 kg)


Exterior: For superior water-resistance, all exterior fabric has a durable water-repellent (DWR) coating, plus the underside of the fabric has a polyurethane coating. It also has 1680D Ballistic Nylon, 420D Diamond Rip-Stop Nylon, YKK® RC Fuse (abrasion resistant) Zippers, antique nickel-plated metal hardware, 3D Airmesh, Spandura Pockets, Nylon webbing, 3-Ply Bonded Nylon thread.

Interior: Removable closed cell foam velex dividers with closed cell foam, polyurethane backed Velex liner, 210D silver-toned nylon, 2x polyurethane coated nylon 210T seam-sealed taffeta rain cover, 3-ply bonded nylon thread.

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Feature #15 Although this photo shows a Nikon 400 2.8, it will hold a 500 f4 lens (compare your lens size with the bag's internal dimensions). The zipper sliders are “self locking” to prevent the front flap from opening accidentally, as well as a mesh pocket on the inside flap.
Feature #2 This is one of the only backpacks that will hold a pro-size DSLR, with a 70-200 f2.8 attached and lens hood in position, as well as providing additional room for three other lenses.
Feature #3 Holds a 300mm f2.8 with SLR The Glass Taxi can also hold some lenses like a 300 2.8 with a pro-size DSLR attached. It is best to use both the Foam Collar and the Foam Ring to secure it in position.
Feature #1 The Foam Ring in the bottom is for lens with smaller hoods, such as a 300 2.8. This extra foam pad, which is removable, securely positions the lens in the bottom of the bag.
Feature #16 A removable foam collar attaches via hook and loop to the back of the case. This secures a large lens in the case, preventing it from wobbling back and forth.
Feature #4 The Pro Speed Belt or Thin Skin Belt can be attached to the Glass Taxi by putting it under the hook and loop flap on the bottom of the bag. Modular components can be attached to the belt during use.
Feature #5 Pro Speed Belt can be removed without taking off the backpack or the belt. Remove the backpack by disconnecting the hook and loop flap and pulling the backpack upwards, keeping the belt and Modular components fully assembled.
Feature #6 Front rail holds Modular components. The “rail” on the front side of the Glass Taxi allows attachment of Modular components such as the Chimp Cage, shown in the photo, which holds a DSLR (without lens attached) or other items.
Feature #7 Stretch pockets on both sides allow for items such as a monopod to be attached to the side of the bag. Straps are included to hold the monopod in place.
Feature #8 A medium size tripod, such as this carbon fiber model, can also be carried on the Glass Taxi. Straps and instructions are included.
Feature #9 Tuck away the shoulder straps as needed. Disconnect the shoulder straps from the lower D rings and tuck them behind the back pad. This is useful when using the Glass Taxi as a shoulder bag.
Feature #10 A seam-sealed rain cover is included that has a pop-out section that goes over a Modular component when one is attached to the front rail.
Feature #11 A clear business card holder is located under the padded handle for easy identification. It can also be used to carry extra business cards.
Feature #12 The inside mesh pocket can be used for small accessories, such as a Pixel Pocket Rocket, lens caps, lens cloth, and more.
Feature #13 The Glass Taxi is so small, few people realize that it holds up to a 500mm f4 lens. It comes with the Curved Comfort shoulder strap, allowing it to be carried as a shoulder bag.
Feature #14 The Glass Taxi has mid-weight shoulder straps to carry it as a backpack. While wearing the backpack, its small profile disguises its function as a photo backpack.

Overall Product Rating:     

Great bag, period. It's small and light yet able to carry two camera bodies, 3 lens; a 14-40mm; 24-70mm and yes a 70-200mm IS f2.8 And to top it off couple of filters, batteries and cable release in the cover pocket. Unbelievable but true!

after i got a 200mm/2.0 Lens some weeks ago i was worried, how to carry all my stuff. i always liked to take some of my fixed lenses and two 5D bodies in my glass taxi with me allday, because it's small and doesn't look too "expensive". (i am able to take care of my equipment. i don't have to run with it and it will not get hard touchdowns while working on events or making architectural pictures, so i don't have to cushion it to much). i sparely use flash, so usually i don't take one with me (except for events in bright sunshine) so see, what's (after some rounds of varying) in my bag. i didn't thaught, it would all fit into the glass taxi! one 5D II Body annother 5D II Body 200 / 2.0 Lens with hood 135 / 2.0 Lens with h

This is my favorite and most used bag. I have an Urban Disguise 60 and a Shape Shifter (jury is still out on that one) but find myself going for the glass taxi 90% of the time. The ability to add smaller Think Tank bags to the speedrail for extra capacity makes for a great modular system. I typically carry inside: 40D with grip attached to a 70-200 f2.8L, 20D without grip attached to a 24-70 f2.8L, 1.4x extender, (2) 580 ex II speedlights, plus spare batteries, CF card wallet, ball bungees. I use the included external straps for lashing a monopod or jacket to the side. Easy access to everything and has a nice slim profile. 4/5 Stars because I feel it lacks a few things: 1. I wish there were more pocket options inside the main flap th

I have had this bag for about 3 years now and it has become my main unit for carrying my gear despite the fact that, like most photographers, I have several bags to choose from. I regularly carry a Nikon D700 (w/o battery base), 70-200/2.8, 24-70/2.8, 17-35/2.8 without any problem. When I require more storage space for say, extra batteries, flash unit, etc. I simply attach a TT Trim Changer bag. When weight of all that f/2.8 gear is an issue, I simply use the TT modular belt to which the Taxi fits in a jiffy, even with the bag on my shoulders. Another plus for the Taxi is the padding. I was looking at getting a Streetwalker (Pro) but once I looked at the dimensions, there is not that much difference from the Taxi, in some ways I think the T

REally nice pack. Holds an amazing amount of gear for its size. Its become my go-to bag for urban work. Also, works well with rest of thinktank modulus gear. One downside, the should straps are not useable with the camara support starps ThinkTank sells. Drag. It would not have taken much to add the supports above the ring that this takes to work.

This is a great bag, I've been using to carry a camera ans some lenses, not big glass. The one downside is it is not set up to take the camera support straps thinktank sells. I discovered, however, that if I put some very small carabiners on the d rings (I used Nite Ize SB1-2PK-01 Size-1 S-Biner bought from amazon), they work great to support a camera on a thinktank strap. The d rings are at just the right height, and the double gated s-biners work really well.

This versatile bag the new "mobile home" for my 400 2.8. Per TT's instructions, it fits perfectly, with excellent ingress/egress, and security. I absolutely love that it accommodates the modular components. I have the Skin Chimp attached, and I could see doing a Speed belt with a 70-200 & 24-70, etc., as this ranks as the first bag I would consider "hiking" with a 400 in tow. The included divider set makes for a great conventional backpack, as well, but I have the Airport Ultralight 2.5 for that job. This bag really gets me dialed in with my big glass, and allows me to sidestep a roller... for now. As usual, it's built like a tank, with the best zippers I've seen on anything.

Awesome bag. Exactly what I wanted. Exactly what I expected. Looks great. Functions great. If you want a small yet functional bag that doesn't look like a typical camera bag - this is it.

Excellent product for carrying my Canon 400/F2.8 IS lens. Been on many trips with it, and works great.

Great bag, I use it to carry both big glass as well as an everyday shooter bag by moving around the velcro panels. The one drawback to this bag is the metal clips that are used to connect the back straps to the body of the bag. Thay tend to dig into my back when I strap the bag on as a backpack. Other than that one observation I like the bag a lot and would recommend it over any other brands on the market. i have tried many and found the quality in material to be outstanding.

I rarely use this bag. It is useful only when I have to carry big glass. I prefer shoulder bags to backpacks and this is a better backpack than shoulder bag. The mesh pocket inside the lid needs wider velcro as things fall out either side of the small piece used now.

Was looking for bag fitting 1Ds body + 200mm 1.8 with hood in place ready to shoot and found it here. Small, light, attracting less attention. Probably one of the best long lens bags out there

This is my favourite bag. It takes my Sony A99 with 16-35, 24-70 & 70-400mm lenses. It also has room for extras. I could put my gear into a shoulder bag, but it becomes too heavy to be carried comfortably.

I carry my Canon 1D Mk IV attached to the 300mm 2.8 with a 1.4 extender in this bag. Perfect fit for my set-up and comfortable for the long hikes/climbing I do for wildlife. I've attached a small pocket case to outside for flashcards and extra batteries. I was climbing the other day with my 70-200 attached to my ID in my backpack when I fell about 60 feet down the mountain. The camera gear wasn't damaged and I believe the pack saved my back from getting poked or bruised. I'm in a leg brace though for torn ligaments in my RH knee. I need a ThinkTank bag for my whole body next time!

I normally use this bag for my Nikkor 400mm f2.8. Just today I needed a smaller carryon then my roller case for a trip. I was shocked what went in this small bag, D3s, 300 f4, 50f1.4, 105 f2, 28 f2.8, 17-35 f2.8, sb-800, tc-14e, extra battery, filters case, ring adapters plus other small items and cords. It zippered closed. What didn't go in will go in my checked piece. The battery charger and a couple of manuals. My roller is empty. I know that this case will fit under the plane seat, bus seat, on my lap if needed. framer

My standard bag when it comes to taking the 300mm f/2.8 out. Easily fits a pro body, the 300mm, + 2 or 3 other lenses. Used it for urban work as well as for 6 hours long hikes (in combination with modular belt or Change Up).
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Glass Taxi™

Product: TT190
Small backpack for large lenses or standard DSLR kits.
Customer Rating:
(16 reviews)
Quantity: In Stock

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