Magazine article Geographical

We'll Help Take You Places: Synonymous with Innovative, Top Quality Protective Cases & Backpacks ... Here's How Lowepro Started

Magazine article Geographical

We'll Help Take You Places: Synonymous with Innovative, Top Quality Protective Cases & Backpacks ... Here's How Lowepro Started

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Founded in the late 1960's by the Lowe family. Ralph Lowe would regularly take his three children Mike, Geoff and Greg into the mountains, kindling a huge love of outdoor life in all of them. Over time, their interest became coupled with photography and Greg became particularly interested in cine photography.

As his talents grew, so did his need to protect his expensive equipment in this rugged environment. The very first Lowepro bag was born, consisting of a modified rucksack with an internal tubular frame. This design evolved and eventually enquiries from fellow mountaineers convinced the Lowe's to begin producing the bags.

Lowepro has enjoyed 12 years of distribution within the UK. Recently set up as Lowepro UK Ltd we are now located in Wolverhampton. To match the standard of our products, we are dedicated to customer service, aiming to ensure that we meet the needs of every customer.

To be the best at what we do, we invest heavily in research and development. Designed by and for people that use fragile photographic and electronic equipment. Each product begins life as a concept, which is designed, redesigned and then perfected.

This can be seen in our product and has created what we consider to be the most comprehensive range of protective cases available on today's market.

Across the range, special features are apparent. From overlapping zipper systems for extra insurance against rain and knocks to the All Weather cover that has become a legend of Lowepro design, ensuring virtually nothing can penetrate your bag to your gear. …

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