Finding a comfortable way to carry around your gear is always a challenge for photographers. DSLRs are heavy. Lenses are big. Many enthusiasts—even pros—are turning to mirrorless cameras and their small footprints as a way to lighten the load. But you still need a bag, the perfect bag, to accommodate your shrunken…
Finding the right camera bag for travel is a challenge because, these days, your camera gear isn't the only kit you need to drag around the universe with you. The Pelican Progear S130 Sport Elite carries your camera gear in a conveniently sized bag and has an invincible compartment for your laptop.
Camera backpacks are rarely made with the lowly videographer in mind. But we have needs too! Tenba decided to warm the hearts of film and video nerds with the Roadie II. What can it offer that other bags lack?
Every week, it seems, a new bag company is out to court the crowded world of products for camera-wielding creative types. Brenthaven has been making laptop bags and luggage since the 1980s, but the name might not be extremely familiar in the realm of camera gear. We gave its BX2 backpack two weeks to show how well it…
Cameras gear is not fun to carry around. Any enthusiast with a lens fetish—or any professional with places to be and a shit-ton to carry—already knows that taking the weight off the shoulders is worth more than steady work shooting supermodels.
Most camera bags are great at protecting your gear, but not so great at making you look great. The alternative is ONA, a maker of distinctive, high- camera bags, like this messenger-style Union Street model.
Lowepro's DSLR Video Fastpack AW bags are like having A/V closets on your back. Each stylishly spartan pack can hold your camera, multiple lenses, lights, audio gear, a tripod, and your laptop without breaking a sweat. It'll make your next shoot much much easier. Starts at $120. [Lowepro]
The Kata ABS-HD starts as a pouch about the size of a book. One minute of blowing later, it's a carry-on bag that can protect a full-size camcorder. And that is a really excellent idea.