Questions tagged [camera-bag]

A bag, satchel, or backpack with protective and convenience features designed specifically for transporting photographic equipment.

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Are typical camera bag materials enough for non weather sealed DSLR in 5 minutes of medium rain?

I have a non weather sealed DSLR (Canon 2000D) along with a bunch of non weather sealed lenses and other equipment. I am for obvious reasons not planning to use the camera outdoors in rain, snow or ...
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Back/shoulder support while wearing camera bag

For the past 10 years I've been carrying my camera in shoulder bags and it had been like that in jungles, mountains or city trips. Now, as I'm reaching my 30s carrying the camera in that style is ...
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What can I use as a 'holster' to keep DSLR handy but secure while hiking?

Is anyone aware of a holster-type case, or anything that is designed to keep a camera easily accessible while hiking, but prevent it from swinging freely (like it does when it hangs from the neck ...
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Will the F-stop Loka or Ajna fit a Macbook Pro 15"?

I'm currently looking at getting a new camera bag that I can use to fit a bit of gear (listed below) and wanted to know if anyone has/had one of these bags and in particular if it will fit a 15" ...
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Is it best to transport a camera with lens attached, or off?

I'm traveling now(I'm at Aruba) and I bought me a Canon 60D with the lens kit(EFS 18-55mm). I never used a camera that has removable lens like this one, my last one was a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18, so ...
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Is Lowepro SlipLock system compatible with MOLLE?

So the question is as the title says: can you attach Lowepro SlipLock bags, eg. a Lens Case 11 x 18cm to MOLLE straps, and vice versa; can MOLLE addons be attached to a Lowepro SlipLock hook?
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Camera bag for a Mamiya RB67 ProS

To any Mamiya RB67 ProS users out there: I am looking for a small camera bag to carry my Mamiya RB67 ProS. I am only interested in carrying the camera with a 120 film back and the 127 mm Sekor C ...
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Can I carry umbrellas and large light modifiers without special backpacks or bags while traveling?

Context So I'm debating about buying a reflective umbrella to use and I was wondering if they are sturdy enough to survive being in a backpack. I know they have specialty cases, soft and hard, to ...
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Is there any benefit to tilting the camera holder in a camera bag?

Would it be a good practice to tilt the pad inside the camera bag that sticks to the its side in order to prevent the lens from touching the bottom Instead of | | making it \/? I recently bought a ...
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dSLR holster on a belt OK?

I'm planning to use a modular belt system on vacation and outings. Last weekend I tried putting a lens changer and flash on my left side and kept the camea on a Backrapid strap hanging on my right. I ...
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Camera bag suggestions for DSLR and a Laptop [closed]

My requirement may sound very peculiar but still thought of taking suggestions from all of you. Mostly I travel with a mid size DSLR 1-2 lenses (50 mm, 18-105mm) and few accessories and a Laptop (15.6"...
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Are there unique camera bags designed for micro four-thirds?

There are a lot of discussions about bags for DSLR — but since micro four thirds is all about size, there have to be some unique bags designed especially to take advantage of the reduced size. Using a ...
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Whats the best solution for carrying a camera while climbing?

Whats the best solution for carrying a camera while climbing / scrambling. basic requirements; needs to be accessible, I wont take any photos if I have to stop and take my bag off. secure, if it ...
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Which camera bag for a single DSLR camera plus 2 lenses?

I'm looking for a shoulder bag for 1 DSLR, 2 extra lenses and a small flash. I will probably be picking up a 70-200mm f/2.8 lens, so the bag needs to fit that attached to a camera. The bag needs to ...
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Can the Lowepro Utility 100aw clip onto an ordinary belt?

Does anyone have any experience with this bag. Can you clip the bag to an ordinary trouser belt, or do you have to buy the Lowepro belt system?
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What kind of camera bag would I look for to allow fast lens swaps?

I might get a chance to go to some fun events to take pictures soon, and I'd rent a lens or two to take with me (as this doesn't happen enough to justify buying a decent wide angle). However, this is ...
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How do I find the right backpack for my full frame DSLR plus lenses?

I've been shooting with a reduced frame camera for a long time (Canon EoS Rebel family), so it was a surprise to me that my Nikon D600 and lenses didn't really fit into the backpacks I was trying them ...
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Is it better to get water-resistant camera bag for cycling, or upgrade to a weather-resistant camera?

I used to do a little photography a while back (when the 350D first came out) and I'm thinking of getting into it again to take the some landscape shots during my other hobby of cycling. With the ...
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What's the safest camera position in a camera bag?

I carry my DSLR in the same bag I used to carry my SLR, and there its position is screen down. I've seen smaller bags, adapted to the shape of the camera, where it stands objetive down. What I wonder ...
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Best camera case/backpack for caving?

I regularly explore underground in caves which can result in fairly harsh conditions. Humidity, water, mud, dust etc etc. As a result I have to take my gear in a pelican case most of the time and ...
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Camera Bag Recommendation: is the Case Logic SLRC-205 suitable for all my gear?

At present, I only have the option to buy a camera bag is online, so I am not able to try out different bags. I have narrowed down my choices to the Case Logic SLRC-205 sling bag, because it seems to ...
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Low weight photography bag recomendation

Here's equipment I usually carry with me: 1dx 200mm f/2 zeiss 100mm f/2 85mm f/1.2 35mm f/1.4 I do carry this stuff in LowerPro 5 lens bag. The bag is ok, but the accumulated weight is killing me. I'...
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How can I attach a tripod to my backpack (Lowepro fastpack 350)?

I bought a Ravelli 65" tripod The tripod comes with a carry bag but it doesn't feel too comfortable So I have been doing some research in regards to the alternatives to attach the tripod to my ...
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How can I find a camera bag which won't strain my back?

I suffer from backaches and cannot currently carry heavy materials. My camera weighs slightly more than 1kg, though. I have no problem carrying it on my shoulder, but it's not something I enjoy doing ...
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Think Tank Urban Disguise vs Gura Gear Chobe

I presume it's acceptable to ask questions about photography gear here. I've recently bought a Sony NEX-6 and two lenses (Sony 18-200mm zoom & Sony Zeiss 24mm F1.8). I plan on acquiring one or ...
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What options are there for a camera bag that does not look like one?

I need to carry around some camera equipment (lens, flash, cables, cards, accessories, etc) but don't want a flashy camera bag attracting attention. What suggestion do you have? Please only post one ...
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Rain Cover for the Case Logic SLRC-206?

I am on the outlook for a camera bag. I found the Case Logic SLRC-206. It seems very good for my intended use: Holds a 15" laptop Medium Size: Good for some lenses and misc stuff (Filters ect.) not ...
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Best camera backpack with these criteria? [closed]

I've recently bought a $300+ messenger bag for my gear from onabags.com and although I absolutely love the bag, it basically destroyed my shoulder. I don't think it's the bag's fault. It's just I don'...
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How does a tripod attach to the (front of the) Lowepro Pro Roller x200?

I just bought a Lowepro Pro Roller x200. (Love it so far!) This one: Lowepro Pro Roller x200 It has a strap that attaches to the top left side, and a little holster like thingy that attaches to the ...
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Waterproof Alternatives to Pelican Cases?

I need a waterproof case for a DSLR with two lenses and some misc extras. I'm familiar with Pelican cases and might go that route. I need something that can be submersed in water and will float. Are ...
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Can you explain how this KATA strap connector works?

I just bought a Kata backpack, MiniBee-110 PL. It has an enormously long waist strap that I think is removable. It's attached to the bag by this connector (in the picture below), but I haven't been ...
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Magnets and DSLR's — any problem?

I was thinking about incorporating some small but fairly strong rare earth magnets (like the smaller varieties shown here) into a camera bag for holding dividers in place, holding compartments closed, ...
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What kind of camera bag should I pick for traveling around the Alps?

I will be traveling around Austria (and Alps) next spring and will be carrying my photography gear with me. I have a Canon Rebel T2i, a prime and a telephoto lens, an external speedlite, CPL filters, ...
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What camera bag will carry a couple telephoto lenses for wildlife while still remaining relatively compact?

I had a look through some previous post about bags, but I did not find anything related to bags/backpacks for telephoto lenses with wildlife photography in mind (please correct me if I'm wrong). At ...
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Looking for a DSLR bag with wallet for 7“ Android tablet / 9” netbook (for on-the-go editing, backup pics/WiFi uploads)

I'm looking for a DSLR camera bag that has a large enough wallet to house a 7" tablet or even a 9" netbook. I would like to carry a tablet or small notebook PC for making backup copies of the photos, ...
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Looking for a camera bag to fit our non-standard tripod needs

I am not sure whether it is appropriate to ask for product recommendations on this site, but I've been struggling with finding a proper camera bag for so long that I hope I can find help here. We ...
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DSLR Backpack for Travelling? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gear for carrying and storing a DSLR on a backpacking trip? I will be going on a missions trip this summer for two months. I want to be able to carry my Canon Rebel T3 with me ...
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Should I be concerned about the movement of control dials on a battery grip when the camera is moved in or out of a camera bag?

I have a Pentax K-5 with battery grip D-BG4 attached. Whenever I move the camera in or out of my camera bag (a Tamrac Pro 12), the front e-dial is audibly moved. Should I be concerned about this ...
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How good is the Lowepro Fastpack 250?

I am planning to buy a backpack for my Nikon D90 and after some analysis and research I am thinking about getting a Lowepro Fastpack 250. My requirements are not very high, since I am not a ...
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How to protect fragile equipment?

A bit of background information: The obvious answer is 'Just buy a camera bag!', but that's where things get a little bit more complicated. Lately I started looking around for my first prime lens ...
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Recommendations for a small to mid sized camera bag which will hold a laptop?

I'm doing research on a camera bag. I'm looking for a small book bag to carry my d70 with 18-70 attached, a 70-300, my 8-16, and MacBook pro. I'm interested in finding a camera bag that can also hold ...
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Will I damage my camera carrying it everywhere?

I used to carry my point and shoot with me almost everywhere, and now that I've "upgraded" to a Canon 60D, I've been carrying it around. What I'm wondering is whether I'm likely to damage it or if ...
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Will my Canon 500D with 18-55mm lens kit fit in a Crumpler Jimmy Bo 300 case?

Someone recommended Crumpler camera bags to me, I've just bought a Canon 500D with the standard (18-55mm) lens kit. I want to the bag to be as small as possible. Crumpler says this one is for a SLR ...
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Should I use a camera wrap to protect my Canon S90?

Just got a lovely Canon S90, sits in my bag at all times and is already giving me much joy. A quick question - should I put it in a camera wrap or will the built-in lens cover provide the protection ...
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Is there a camera bag that could serve as a diaper bag, or vice versa?

My husband and I are expecting our first child, and I'm on the lookout for a diaper bag that could hold my SLR and maybe an extra lens, in addition to the usual baby stuff (diapers, changing pad, ...
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Are Kata bags worth their price?

I've outgrown my modest bag and now I'm going on vacation, I need a new one. I need a backpack which can double as a cabin luggage (will need to hold laptop, D90, lenses, strobes, and some other ...
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Is there a small camera backpack that can hold a tripod and four lenses? [closed]

I might be looking for a panacea here, but I'd like to get a reasonably small backpack that protects my D5000, a zoom lens (70-200 Nikon), a wide angle lens (Planning to get a 12-24mm Tokina) and a ...
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Can you recommend a small camera bag to fit medium SLR, superzoom lens, and small flash?

I just ordered a D7000, the 18-200 Nikkor lens, and a SB-400 flash, and I'm now looking for a bag to carry just these items. I'd like an over-the-shoulder type. Would this work? I don't know if the ...
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What different styles of camera bags exist, and how are they different?

As a beginner just starting out in photography, I find myself on the lookout for a good camera bag that will make it easier to keep my camera with me as much as possible. However, without the ...
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How do I choose a camera bag?

What considerations should I factor in when choosing a camera bag of a given style, and how important is each one? For a question on the different bag styles, see: What different styles of camera ...