As you're shooting on the beach, mountain side or among dewy autumn leaves, it's important to have a landing pad for safely dropping and switching out your equipment. Mindshift Gear has designed the weatherproof Contact Sheet, providing a lightweight tarp for location shoots: http://www.mindshiftgear.
Check out the official Press Release below for more details:
Santa Rosa, California. – MindShift Gear announces the releases of its multi-purpose Contact Sheet. Designed for photographers who work in wet or dirty environments and who need a clean, dry work area, this 3.5’ x 5’ ultralight, waterproof ground tarp provides a barrier from the elements. The 3.5’x5’ Contact Sheet stuffs into a mesh pouch for easy transportation and storage.
The Contact Sheet solves one of nature and outdoor photographers’ biggest headaches, which is how to create a safe work area when operating remotely in the out-of-doors. Made of a mixture of 30D Ripstop PU and Nylon mesh, it can easily be spread out and valuable electronics gear laid on it safe in the knowledge that it is protected from the elements.
Tarp: 5' X 3.5' (152cm X 107cm)
Stuff Sack: 7" x 4.5" x 2" (17.2cm x 11.43cm x 5cm)
Weight: 5 ounces (142 grams)
MindShift Gear (www.mindshiftgear.com) is a group of professional photographers and designers committed to conservation of our natural resources and global environment. Founded by the creators of Think Tank Photo and conservation photographer Daniel Beltrá, MindShift is dedicated to building carrying solutions for those who are passionate about experiencing the natural world. Their slogan, “Engage with nature,” challenges people to not only become involved in outdoor activities, but to create a conversation about nature and our relationship to the environment.