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The ATF Ansel Backpack is a large, all-inclusive carrying solution designed to make it easier for professional photographers to carry the gear they need. It features a customisable interior, adjustable straps, numerous storage pockets and can easily hold 2 Full Frame DSLR camera bodies, a 70-200mm f/2.8 zoom lens, 3 standard lenses, a flash, a laptop and tablet, a tripod and more!

Back Airflow System

Using a unique design, the rear padding of the Ansel allows air to enter and flow around the back of the wearer to reduce heat build-up while providing increased support for your shoulder blades and improved comfort on long treks and extended shooting sessions.

Adjustable Sternum Strap

The inclusion of a completely adjustable sternum strap delivers better bracing and can reduce shoulder fatigue. The belt can be tightened and loosened or heightened and lowered as needed to distribute the weight of your gear more evenly, making you comfortable for longer.

Water Resistant

The solid construction of the Ansel bag offers all-important resistance to bad weather with an included rain cover. That means that even if you get caught in a downpour while hiking through the Sierra Nevada Mountains, you can be re-assured that your gear will be protected from the elements.

Rubber Base

A rubber base with ribbed grip adds an extra layer of waterproofing on the bottom to make sure your gear is safe from liquid while also assisting to keeping the bag well balanced.

Customisable Interior

Every photographer is different, some prefer shooting heavily saturated HDR imagery while others prefer capturing timeless black and white landscapes. The Ansel celebrates your creative uniqueness by providing of a completely customisable interior. Utilising removable inserts it’s possible to set up the bag exactly how you prefer. It also includes two Velcro-style straps to lock your gear down so it doesn’t move.

Rear Access Design

With a back access bag design, the Ansel takes the security of your gear very seriously. It can’t be opened from the side or front so your gear is protected inside until you need to use it.

Designed for Organisation

The Ansel has numerous pockets built for quick access to the most essential parts of your kit. The interior boasts a rectangular zip compartment with dual SD card holder slots, a spot for filters plus a large see-through pocket for cables. The front features three pen pouches, a wallet holder with Velcro-style security strap as well as a number of other pockets for other personal items.

Space for Smart Device and Laptop

With an easy-access padded pocket you can store both a 13-inch tablet and a 15-inch laptop inside the bag so you can edit your images straight away, even if hiking through remote national parks.

Tripod Holder

Shooting landscapes or travel scenes that will stand the test of time requires the precise composition that a tripod can help to achieve. The Ansel boasts a hidden tripod holder at the front of the bag and includes multiple straps to ensure even a large tripod remains securely attached.

Additional Features

Elastic pockets on each side of the bag make it easy to carry drink bottles, hiking poles or monopods, while the shoulder straps feature buckles for other attachments, and the top handle of the bag is padded for easy carrying.

The Ansel Backpack by After the Fact makes carrying all your gear easy and provides extensive options for customising your setup. It is a comprehensive pack that is useful no matter what kind of photography you shoot. Whether hiking through the awe-inspiring Yosemite Valley in the American West or capturing the alien black sand beaches in Iceland, the bags versatility makes it perfect for a diverse range of photographic equipment.

Dimensions of Exterior


Interior dimensions


Weight of Bag Without Gear Approx.


Recommended Gear

2 x DSLR size Camera Bodies, 1 Zoom Lens, 3 Standard Lenses, 1 Flash Unit

Tripod Support


Monopod Support




Laptop and Tablet Size

38.1-cm Laptop and 33.02-cm Tablet

Rain Cover Included


* Specifications subject to change by the manufacturer without notice

  • After the Fact Ansel Backpack
  • Rain Cover

Manufacturer Warranty

This product comes with a

12month Australian warranty

from ATF Australia

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* Dispatch timeframes are indications only and may vary for multiple quantities. Timeframes are updated regularly during normal business hours.