You’ll need a bag for your camera kit, but what type should you choose and what should you look for? Here’s a list of bag types, from the smallest to the largest, followed by some tips on useful features. This is a Tenba Cooper Slim 15, which doubles rather nicely as a messenger/commuter bag. Holster […]
Bags and bag types
It's difficult to take your camera gear anywhere without a bag. Holster bags are great for a body with lens attached, shoulder bags will let you get in extra kit while messenger bags can take a tablet or a laptop too. For hiking long distances, get a backpack, while for travel a roller bag will make airports easy and a padded hard case will protect your gear in the harshest environments.
Photography beginners don’t usually have a whole lot of cash, so these new Tenba Skyline shoulder bags are designed to offer style and practicality but at affordable price – quality on a budget, in other words. They come in five different sizes, so you should find one to fit your camera system, whatever the size. […]
Verdict: 5 stars ★★★★★Don’t get me wrong. This bag won’t suit backpackers, travel photographers or sports fans. But if you’re a commuting photographer/journalist, like me, it’s perfect, and I’ve got five reasons why… 1: It’s supremely versatile My laptop goes in a separate padded pocket in the back, so I can get it out to […]
Verdict: 5 stars ★★★★★ If you’re prepared to put up with a short learning process to try something new, the FastTrack-8 shows it’s not a gimmick and is actually a great idea. It’s a really good sling bag with lots of pockets for all your other paraphernalia, and it’s also a way of keeping your camera […]
British bag maker Billingham fine-tunes one of its most popular small bags to suit pro users.
US bag maker Think Tank has three new shoulder bags in three different sizes.
The Olympus PEN-F is all about style, and so are these blue leather bags from French maker Bleu de Chauffe.