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Forum: On Location 09-21-2012, 10:16 AM
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Views: 96,920
Posted By Jim Domke
Domke Bag is just a gear bag

I use to call the Domke Bag a camera bag, but digital photography has enabled cameras to do both still and motion. Photographers now come back with sound to go along with their slide show. The pocket...
Forum: On Location 06-21-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 107,443
Posted By Jim Domke
What do you carry in a bag?

Interesting article in recent...
Forum: On Location 06-11-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 108,664
Posted By Jim Domke
The best insert!?!

When I started designing the bag I based it on a fishing bag and had a row of three compartments then the back was empty. For fish.

Former NY Times photog and later Director of Photography at the...
Forum: On Location 01-08-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105,450
Posted By Jim Domke
Rugged Domke bag is like blue jeans


New stuff for the Consumer Electronic Show, things never stay the same. Well, we have to change the name and try to show how the Domke line is a fashion...
Forum: On Location 12-15-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 100,266
Posted By Jim Domke
Original Texas Calendar by Jim Domke


Well, Tiffen is doing all the work. I'm out using the bag. Here's some work by...
Forum: On Location 12-15-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 102,229
Posted By Jim Domke
Domke Bag goes to CES in 2012!?

Just to elaborate a bit on the press release . . ."Domke Camera Bags and RuggedWear Gear: For over thirty years, photographers from amateurs to pros have relied on the quality and reliability of...
Forum: On Location 05-13-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 119,795
Posted By Jim Domke
Other tools for the camera bag

Pop Photo magazine has a feature on 11 everyday items for the camera bag, http://www.popphoto.com/gallery/11-everyday-items-belong-your-camera-bag?image=11#container] But they are a bit too weird,...
Forum: On Location 03-11-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 105,972
Posted By Jim Domke
Waxing isn't necessary

The waterproofing wax is applied during dying the canvas and gets imbedded into the fabric. Adding addition coatings only sits on the surface and will rub off onto your clothing. No maintenance...
Forum: On Location 12-23-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 96,928
Posted By Jim Domke
Photogs as inventors

Check out American Photographer magazine story on photo tools, it gives Domke credit for meeting a need and covers some new tools that aren't aimed at snapshooters.

"It’s a moment that most...
Forum: On Location 12-23-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 55,011
Posted By Jim Domke
3 in a row is good for fishing

When I started designing the F2 I used a fishing bag I was using which had the main compartment divided down the middle. I switched to a 4 compt insert which works better for cameras. Or at least...
Forum: Tiffen Filters 11-13-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 38,294
Posted By Jim Domke
Use filter on location and in computer

It's amazine, thanks to digital photography we get to use multiple filters! I used the Tiffen Close-up filter to get the photo and then with the computer applied two more filters! It was fun fooling...
Forum: On Location 11-13-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 115,511
Posted By Jim Domke
Gitzmo's Gift ideas for Christmas. . .


Well, the Compact Domke Bag was picked, here's a bag for today's serious photographer who shoots...
Forum: On Location 11-11-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 13,831
Posted By Jim Domke
Photojournalism Today


12 Things Photo Students Need To Know/Study Before Graduation - A ...
By Grover Sanschagrin

Forum: On Location 09-23-2010, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 17,757
Posted By Jim Domke
The see through lens cap

"Throw away the lens cap." That's what the photo instructor said on the first day of class at the University of Missouri Journalism School. His reasoning was that the time it takes to remove a lens...
Forum: Feedback 09-23-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,903
Posted By Jim Domke
Don't carry the bag too low

You're going to have to measure the replacement strap you bought, there is a chance that someone slipped and cut it too short. Should be 72-inches, you weave it it around one side and then (like the...
Forum: On Location 09-17-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 13,883
Posted By Jim Domke
Need to keep bag from swinging?

On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 9:24 AM, John Harvey
Mr. Domke, one gripe I have about shoulder bags is that whenever I bend over or kneel down the Law of Gravity makes itself known in a way that...
Forum: On Location 08-24-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 18,762
Posted By Jim Domke
Bag is a tripod - carry less

The photo of me holding a camera and the FX3 Super Compact Domke Bag isn't simply a portrait, but shows how the camera bag is a tripod. I put it on the ledge and rest over it to hold the long lens...
Forum: On Location 08-24-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,968
Posted By Jim Domke
Combat photos

C'est bien, interesting cover shot with the soldier in the foreground out of focus to make blurb readable.

What gear did you carry with you?

Thanks for uploading the photos!

Forum: On Location 08-23-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 22,047
Posted By Jim Domke
Don't be noticed with camera in hand

With the smaller cameras it is nice to hold camera in right hand strap wraps around wrist and then is held tight between palm of hand and the right side of the camera. This lets you hold the camera...
Forum: Feedback 07-07-2010, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,764
Posted By Jim Domke
Handle straps

Handle straps are useful. But many are only for looks, because you have to stop and take time to close the mail flap. The super hangle strap clips on at the base of the shoulder strap, doesn't make...
Forum: On Location 05-04-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,610
Posted By Jim Domke

Many camera bags use to have straps/loops on the bottom for a tripod or monopod. It helped sell the bag. But the monopod on the bottom of the bag never works. It sticks out and pokes people, gets...
Forum: On Location 05-04-2010, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 122,094
Posted By Jim Domke
Maybe time for a new bag?

Since that bag was made in 1979 there have been more changes and adjustments to dimensions, etc. Today's bagsare a better fit for today's gear.
Forum: On Location 05-04-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 14,164
Posted By Jim Domke
Gadget Guys reviews F-6


Here's the review:

Over time I've collected a closet full of travel bags. The one I reach for, when...
Forum: On Location 03-02-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 13,399
Posted By Jim Domke
Magnum's Dave Harvey talks about bags

Okay, he needs something to carry film and hide his camera while shooting the carnival in Rio. http://www.picturestoryblog.com/2010/03/david-alan-harvey-bag-world-video-and-camera-bag-give-a-way.html...
Forum: On Location 01-22-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 13,642
Posted By Jim Domke
Patent 101

January issue of Professional Photography Magazine features an article on 5 photographers who solved problems with innovtion. www.ppmag.com

The Domke Bag is one of the products, along with...
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