BAGS, CASES & STRAPS
Crafted from Stormblocker dual laminate waterproof canvas with a solid brass clog bolt and harness locking system, the Billingham L2 Bag holds a small SLR with an attached lens, two additional lenses, flash and accessories. The quick-fold top allows for access to your gear while still attached to your shoulder. High-density, closed-cell foam interior and side weather flaps keep your gear safe. Estimated Street Price: $219.
The Crumpler Cobram Outpost Bag utilizes the rucksack design with water-resistant 600D Field Twill on the outer shell and durable, anti-abrasive materials throughout. With seven adjustable dividers, the bag holds a pro camera set, tripod and accessories, with a separate pocket for a 15-inch Macbook. Estimated Street Price: $200.
With a retro and low-key style, the classic Domke F-2 is made of durable cotton canvas with a nonslip Gripper Strap, YKK zippers and steel snap hooks. Twelve compartments and pockets with a removable padded stiffener hold two pro DSLRs, four to six lenses, a pro flash and additional accessories. Removable hand-carrying strap included. Machine washable. List Price: $214.
For the travel photographer with a lot of equipment, Gura Gear makes the water-resistant Bataflae 26L Bag with removable seam-sealed rain fly. Weighing in at just 4.9 pounds, the Bataflae 26L is still strong and durable enough to hold a pro DSLR with attached 400mm lens, additional lenses and accessories. The bag opens like a traditional backpack and also has the option to open one side at a time. Estimated Street Price: $399.
The Rotation 180-degree Professional by Mindshift Gear keeps your camera and accessories easy to reach with a rotating belt pack that moves seamlessly from its rear backpack position to the front of your body with one simple strap movement. Mesh side pockets, removable tripod sling and waist belt rail for modular components keep your additional tools accessible. List Price: $389.
For hauling a lot of gear with tough protection, the iSeries 1914 Pro DSLR Case from SKB Cases has a waterproof impact-resistant exterior combined with a lightweight foam interior. The case accommodates two DSLR bodies and provides a removable foam insert, tailoring the space to your specific body size. The case is equipped with TSA lockable trigger-release latches. Estimated Street Price: $279.
Designed to hold a compact DSLR with an attached lens, additional small lens, flash and accessories, you carry the Tamrac Velocity 6z Compact Sling Pack like a backpack, then slide it to the front of your body to easily access your gear. The padded strap distributes weight evenly, and the zippered Quick Flip Top opens away from the body. Estimated Street Price: $70.