Not your typical look. The Urban Quiver ($225.00) from Blackstone Bags is made for use as a day excursion pack. The bag’s tubular shape holds camera gear more efficiently, taking the shapes and contours of your camera gear into mind. Designed especially for the urban environment, the bag reduces the chances of gear theft by restricting access to the main compartment while you’re wearing the bag , perfect for amongst crowds or riding public transportation. The main compartment opening peels entirely back, giving complete, unhindered access to the inside. Carry-on approved for the majority of global airlines. The bag is designed, developed and manufactured in Portland, OR.
The perfect choice to carry your gear on a mountain bike or just around the way. F-Stop’s Guru Day Pack ($165-$299) is ideal for a day trip or just around town with your full setup. Constructed from Rip Stop nylon and high density foam make this backpack a workhorse that stands up to abuse and features a full sized hip belt, padded shoulder straps, and adjustable sternum strap allow you to carry heavy loads easier. The bag works with F-Stop’s Small, Medium, and Hatchback ICU’s so you can use the correct ICU for the trip. Smaller ICU for less camera gear and more other stuff, or an extra ICU for all Camera gear.
Carrying this bag is no-sweat. The Clik-Elite Cloudscape Backpack ($145) is designed to allow the outdoor photographer to be prepared and comfortable on their adventurous photography missions. It’s packed with useful features such as a hydration compartment that fits an optional 3.0 Liter bladder essential for active users and an ice axe or tripod portal with tuck-away attachment cords. The bag has an interior “Marsupial” lens pouch with adjustable dividers that protects lenses, flashes, and other photo gear. The bag has a breathable harness that consists of; padded, breathable shoulder straps that provide all-day comfort with additional support from an adjustable sternum strap. A breathable back panel vents heat and moisture and a breathable, padded waist belt with bi-directional buckle comfortably cradles hips and keeps the wearer cool.
Fast access to plenty of gear. The Kate D-Light Owl-272 DL Backpack ($165.00) is designed to carry and protect a digital SLR camera with a 70-200mm lens attached, 2-6 extra lenses, personal gear and accessories. The main camera compartment is designed to be accessed from the right side to give quick and easy access to your camera. Access to the main compartment is also possible via the front pocket. The top personal effect section has access to a designated rear compartment that will hold a laptop computer with screen up to 15.4″. The bag is a stylish, functional lightweight and protective backpack which is designed to carry camera gear and everyday personal effects while be able to be converted into a useful daypack when not using or carrying a camera.
Made and designed in Japan. The Magnum Shoulder Bag ($684) from Porter is fashionable and functional bag with a historic namesake. Named after renowned Hungarian combat photographer and photojournalist Robert Capa’s worldwide freelance company Magnum Photos. The bag is constructed of a water-repellent nylon canvas fabric from Goretex Japan. The oval shaped opening is trimmed in leather binding and folds over to close with snapping, adjustable leather straps. This padded carry all features a removable leather shoulder strap and nylon lining with velcroeing internal organizational pockets.
Over the shoulder or around the waist. The F-Stop Mala camera bag ($129) blends functionality with intelligent design to create the ideal pack for the serious outdoor photographer. Constructed of high-quality weather resistant ballistic nylon and weatherproof zippers, the Mala offers amazing weather resistance, ready to take on the most extreme conditions. Features include a Water-shedding 420 HT ballistic nylon, YKK Uretek water-resistant zippers, thermal molded EVA foam panel, and side compression. Some other features include a weather proof urethane coated mesh pocket, front access pockets, and interior organizer that can be customized to fit a variety of equipment.
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.
A camera daypack for all of your important gadgets. The Tamrac 3445 Rally 5 Camera/Netbook/iPad Bag ($79.95) is designed to carry and protect a compact DSLR camera with an attached lens up to 6.0″ an extra lens up to a 70-200mm f/2.8, flash, and accessories. There is another interior foam-padded compartment that holds an iPad and most netbooks with a screen up to 10.1″. The slim profile case has an exterior made 600 denier PolyTek with ballistic nylon accents. The camera equipment is held in a completely foam-padded compartment. The 3445 bag has a zippered front pocket for accessories and personal items and an open back pocket for manuals. It also has mesh side pockets for a phone, MP3 player, or other small items. The case is carried by a handle or an attached, adjustable shoulder strap with a foam pad.
30 various pockets, slots and storage spaces. Oh yeah, it can hold your camera too. The Tenba Messenger Series: Photo/Laptop Daypack ($139.95) is a lightweight backpack/daypack with a tilt-out front panel with removable, adjustable photo insert designed to carry a SLR camera with 2-3 lenses, flash, accessories, magazines and files. A laptop compartment will hold a computer with a screen up to 15″ or an Apple MacBook pro notebook computer. The bag is made from weather and abrasion resistant 1000 denier military-grade nylon with closed-cell, crossed-link foam padded interior. A “wide mouth” top drawstring opening accesses the padded laptop compartment and a flexible storage space. There is a full overlap top flap that provides weather protection and security. Dual, military-grade web straps provide additional security to both top flap and front photo section.
It’s that time of year. Winter. As the demands of winter location photography increase, the Borealis AT Daypack ($189) from Mountainsmith delivers. The Borealis exceeds demand by providing photographers with the highest level of protection for a wide array of photo equipment, laptop computer, and digital accessories. A sturdy harness system and waist straps are set for spending all day on your back. The bag has enough cargo room for primary DSL camera; back-up camera body and camera gear, and a laptop. In addition, the bag is made with 100% recycled PET ReDura fabric, the Borealis AT is a great example of products and fabrics using re-purposed materials.