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Top 5 Best Camera Bags

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Once you’ve chosen your digital camera and selected a few extra lenses— (specialty lenses are where it’s at—you’ll need something to schlep it all around. Don’t make the mistake of tossing your kit into a regular backpack or your purse. While it can be tempting to skip the extra cost of a specialty camera bag, it’s not worth the damage it can do to your camera. Not only are camera bags important to protect your equipment, they’re also great for ease of shooting on the go.

Here are our top five choices of the best camera bags on the market today.


Kata KT PL-BG-203 Pro-Light Bug

Pros:
• Backpack for easy carrying with detachable hip straps
• Waterproof, durable material
• Can accommodate SLR with attached zoom lens
• Laptop compartment for editing on the go
• Two interior pockets with two additional removable interior pockets

Cons:
• Extra straps can be cumbersome
• Zippers are stiff
• Expensive end of bag spectrum

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Think Tank Retrospective 10

Pros:
• Full-frame DSLR body fits in front pocket
• Can fit 2–4 lenses in main compartment
• Accommodates full-frame body with standard zoom lens attached
• Organizer pocket for accessories
• Looks like stylish messenger bag (great for concealing expensive equipment)

Cons:
• Strap can be too short, depending on photographer’s size
• Only fits two large lenses
• Flaps over internal pocket good for protection, difficult for ease of use

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Timbuk2 Snoop Camera Messenger Bag

Pros:
• Looks like bike messenger bag (doesn’t draw attention to expensive equipment inside)
• Removable foam separator insert
• Perfect for smaller DSLRs or mirrorless cameras
• Silencing Velcro strips (great for situations when silence is important, ie: weddings, nature photography)
• Laptop flap and internal accessory storage pockets

Cons:
• Hidden buckles great for appearance, can be tricky
• Thin strap is padded, but not great for super heavy equipment
Tripod straps aren’t sturdy

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Crumpler 8 Million Dollar Home

Pros:
• Water-resistant with ripstop lining
• Two internal pockets and two internal side pockets
• Low-profile shoulder bag
• Can store full-frame DLSR body
• Configurable internal divider for individual customization—great to grow with

Cons:
• Shoulder strap uncomfortable with too much weight
• No tripod straps
• No easy-access front pockets
• A bit expensive not to be waterproof

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Built Cargo Camera Bag

Pros:
• Very roomy, can accommodate several lenses and accessories
• Side pockets for easy access to memory cards, batteries, etc.
• Easy access pockets
• Not great for plane travel (not designed to be thrown around)
• Great beginner bag

Cons:
• Strap isn’t well padded (if using for heavy equipment can be uncomfortable)
• Have to finagle zipper to make it shut with large lens inside
• Lens pockets aren’t as sturdy as competitors

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