October 04, 2021 2 min read 2 Comments
If you are a Winter Photographer who needs a reliable Deep-Winter Photography Glove, we have recently launched, not one, but two awesome models!
We're pumped to present to you The Tinden and The Hatchet.
Now, since the pre-launch, we've been getting lots of questions about these two models.
How do they compare to each other? What are the differences? What's similar?
To answer these questions and help you get a clear picture of what these gloves are capable of, we have created a guide where all the features are explained and compared.
We go feature by feature and at the end give you tips how to decide what to get.
There are two different Cuff designs.
Gauntlet Cuff and strap:
Cuff and strap open wider when putting the glove on and can be tightened to preference when wearing the glove. It's designed to go under your jacket sleeve.
Extended Jersey Knit Cuff:
The Extended Jersey knit cuff fits snug around the wrist with an easy-on/easy-off glide. It's designed to go under your jacket sleeve.
The difference: The Hatchet was inspired by a working glove. By using full leather and removing all the seams on the palm, the Hatchet will take a beating.
|Tinden is a mix of DWR Leather and DWR Polyester with a laminated membrane.
|Hatchet is full Leather.
Both are created and suited for Deep winter. The Tinden will be slightly warmer due to heavier insulation on the back.
|Tinden uses Primaloft Gold 270gsm on the back of the hand and 170gsm on the front.
|The Hatchet uses 133gsm Primaloft grip on the front and Primaloft Gold 133 gsm.
Both utilize overlapping flip-tech design.
|Tinden flip-tech design.
|Hatchet flip-tech design.
Both have True Suede lens wipe. The Tinden includes the pocket on the back and the integrated tripod key.
|Tinden True Suede lens wipe and the pocket at the back with integrated tripod key.
|Hatchet True Suede lens wipe.
The leather of the Hatchet grips well to the camera, whilst the Tinden utilizes our non-slip grip print on the palm.
|Tinden non-slip grip on the palm.
|Hatchet leather grips well to the camera.
Deciding what to get?
There is the style and there is the function.
Function: Whilst both are designed for photography and have equal access to your dials, the Tinden would be better suited for mountain tops and the Hatchet better suited for frozen woodlands and hiking.
Style: We can’t ignore that we all have a certain style that we like, Perhaps the Hatchet suits your eye better than the Tinden or vice versa, the Hatchet Natural Tan is especially pleasing to us.
The cuffs are also different, Tinden has a gauntlet cuff and wrist strap, the Hatchet has a jersey cuff, you may have a preference on the style of cuff you like to wear.
If you have any additional questions, feel free to let us know in the comments.
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