A colorful and unique collection of camera bags for the prosumer photographer. Tenba’s Vector Collection ($12-$95) includes small camera pouches and top load bags for point-and-shoot cameras or an SLR camera body and one lens, plus shoulder bags and a daypack to fit larger camera systems with lenses. The bags come in striking and trendy colors such as Krypton Green, Oxygen Blue, Cadmium Red and Carbon Black. Every zipper, clip, D-ring, rain cover, lens cloth and piece of fabric is custom-dyed in three of the latest trend colors (plus black) and made to match. Tenba Vector bags are extraordinarily lightweight, and constructed of water-resistant fabrics for protection in wet weather conditions. Top Loads, Shoulder Bags and Daypacks all include Tenba’s exclusive WeatherWrap, the fastest deploying all-weather cover around, plus color-matched, microfiber lens cloths.
Up-front protection and convenience. The Lowepro Top Loader Pro 75 AW Camera Bag ($69.95) is a vertical holster style bag designed to carry and protect a Pro DSLR camera with grip and 70-200mm lens attached and accessories. The case is made from 600 denier TXP ripstop and 2000 denier ballistic nylon with a quick-release buckle and zippers with U-shaped zipper pulls. It has a side opening with easy-grip access that allows easy access to the gear. The bag has an adjustable divider system that can use SlipLock accessories. The Top Loader Pro has a all weather cover that protects the bag from inclement weather. There is a top pocket and a mesh side pocket for accessories. The bag is carried by a removable shoulder strap with a 3-point harness system or an optional chest harness.
Bring your camera kit along for any adventure. The Mountainsmith Kit Cube camera compartment ($29) creates padded protection for your camera out of almost any pack or piece of luggage. It is designed to hold a digital SLR camera with standard lens attached, 2nd lens up to 70-300mm or 70-200mm and flash. The bag is made of 210 denier nylon body fabric and a yellow 210 denier polyester lined interior and a padded compartment with internal dividers for customizing the interior.
K eep your cards close to your chest. The Clik Elite SLR Telephoto Chest Pack ($125) is designed to hug your body to ensure intense freedom of movement while still keeping your camera at your fingertips. The bag has a padded camera bay that is designed to protect a pro-body digital SLR camera with battery grip and up to a 70-200mm f/2.8 lens with a wide-mouth hatch that opens away from the body for easy access. The pack is made from 1680 denier ballistic nylon and 420 denier high-tenacity nylon trim with a fully lined and taped interior. There is an accessory pocket on the top that organizes batteries, memory cards, and small accessories, and side pockets that can stow lens caps and other quick-access items. It is carried by a 4-point sport harness for active mobility that fits comfortably under a traditional backpack. It also has a comfort-molded back panel that resists snow and dirt, vents heat and moisture and a belt-compatible back panel that allows webbing or belt to slide through at just the right position for best stability.
A handy camera insert designed to fit into your favorite hand bag. The Roma camera insert ($59) from Ona is a great solution for those not wanting to commit to just one handbag to carry your everyday essentials, including your camera. While the Roma won’t replace your carry-it-all camera bag, its the perfect solution for light trips and shoots where only your camera and a lens are needed. The Roma also has five exterior pockets that’ll help keep your stuff organized. The bag is nandcrafted with premium Waxwear with leather side handles for easy removal from your bag with enough room for a DSLR and 1 small lens or accessory.
Have a messenger bag you love but it’s not designed to carry your beloved camera as well? The DSLR Camera Paddy ($22.95) from BBP Bags is a padded camera compartment designed to slip right into the main compartments of your favorite messenger. It easily converts your bags into a full blown DSLR camera bag without spending a small fortune. The Paddy holds a full size DSLR camera with 1 or 2 extra lens and has a couple mini-pockets for memory cards or lens caps.
In case of emergency, pull here. The Kata LighTri-317 PL Torso Pack ($165) keeps your DSLR camera in quick-draw position at all times, and the top flap features both a right and left “pull to shoot” opening. The bag is designed to carry and protect a DSLR camera body with a 70-200mm lens attached, up to 2 lenses, flash and accessories. It can be carried either on the back or on the torso and simply switch from one position to the other by swinging the bag from back to front to grab the camera for shooting. The pack is made from light, durable ripstop nylon and polyester mesh with a “Thermo-Shield-Technology” that gives the perfect protection for the digital equipment while creating an extremely light product and Aeriform foam perforated super light laminated and reinforced EVA and EPE foams.
Never want to stumble for you camera again? Vanguard Outlawz 17Z ($110) is a quick-access top opening holster that can hold your po DSLR with 70-200mm f/2.8 lens attached. You can secure the bag at your waist or use the shoulder strap that’s angled at the base to rest comfortably on your shoulder. Inside, your camera with large zoom lens stays securely protected with a DSLR cradle and soft LCD screen protector. Other features include side pockets for accessories, rain cover, water bottle holder and a bonus leg strap to keep Outlawz in position during fast motion.
For the situations when all you need is one DSLR body and one attached lens, Think Tank has completely redesigned their Digital Holsters ($50-$85). Available in five different sizes and featuring an expandable “Pop Down” section that allows them to hold lenses of two different vertical heights with the hood in position or with it reversed. A feature new to V2.0 is the built-in side attachment system compatible with most Modular, Skin, or Multimedia components. The Digital Holsters also feature a side pocket for holding memory cards, a soft flap to cover the camera’s LCD, a shoulder strap, and an externally accessible seam-sealed rain cover in every model. They fit most tripod plates while attached to the camera.