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Jim Domke 01-22-2010 10:32 AM

Patent 101
January issue of Professional Photography Magazine features an article on 5 photographers who solved problems with innovtion. [url]www.ppmag.com[/url]

The Domke Bag is one of the products, along with Lensbaby by Craig Strong, Wall Mirageby Michelle Wood, Radio Popper by Kevin King and Chimera/Plume lightbanks by Gary Regester.

For the Domke Bag is was a problem with the union requiring the company furnish cars to photogs. Before they had leased one for each photographer, but this contract resulted in just 7 cars for 18 photographers. We had to take a taxi or subway to the assignment. The trunk was no longer our camera bag.

It had to be a shoulder bag, but all the fishing bags and book bags wouldn't hold up. The paper said they'd buy 20 bags, I was in business.

Gary Regester says that "any good idea will be copied within a year, so he stays in front of the pack with new inventions and improvements on existing ones." He has several new products with Lowel Lights.

Arnaud 01-25-2010 02:06 AM

Am unable to find that article. Where in the web site ?

Andrea 01-25-2010 08:57 AM

It doesn't appear to be on the website, it's in this months magazine. It's called Inventing 101.

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