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Naneu UrbanGear U60 Camera Backpack review

By: Mark Rosengarten
on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, Reviews

I love photography.  There is seldom a moment when I am not at work and there isn’t a camera in my hand.  Like all photographers, I go through camera bags like crazy.  What works for one application somehow doesn’t seem to work for another.  I have used such camera bags as the Billingham Hadley ProRead More…


MindShift Gear Ultralight Camera Cover: Your camera will thank you!

By: Mark Rosengarten
on Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

I love cameras but a nearly equal obsession of mine is finding better ways to carry them wherever I go.  This has seriously piqued my interest:  the MindShift Gear UltraLight Camera Cover.  Available in two colors (blue or black) and three sizes to accommodate different sized camera setups.  It comes with an integrated belt andRead More…


miggo – Cameras Best Amigo camera case review

on Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Ever wanted to bring your DSLR or mirrorless camera somewhere, but thought twice because you were either worried about protecting it, or didn’t want to lug it in a bulky case?  Three chaps named Ohad, Yuval and Guy wanted to solve that problem, so they designed miggo, your “Camera’s Best Amigo,” which is current nearingRead More…


booq Python mirrorless keeps a tight squeeze on your camera and gear

on Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, News

Photographers with mirrorless cameras need a secure way to carry their camera and all its accessories. Enter the new booq Python mirrorless camera bag. It’s a compact top loading shoulder bag that comfortably holds either a mirrorless camera with a large lens or a compact DSLR with a small lens. Due to booq’s durable water-repellentRead More…


This gorgeous camera bag costs more than some cameras

on Friday, January 31st, 2014
Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, News

But then again, it’s cheaper than some Billingham canvas camera bags…  The Roamographer Leather Camera Bag from HoldFast is utterly gorgeous.  It’s made in the United States from American Bison leather.  It’s big enough to use as a weekender bag with room to hold a couple of days of clothing.  Pop in the camera insert,Read More…

Miggo-both versions

Carry and protect your camera with Miggo

on Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Many people leave their DSLR or mirrorless camera at home because they have no effective way to protect their expensive device other than shoving it into a bulky camera bag.  Well, three chaps named Ohad, Yuval and Guy wanted to solve that problem, so they designed Miggo, your “Camera’s Best Amigo.”  And they’ve just launchedRead More…


Case Logic SLR Camera Backpack review

on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, Reviews

The Case Logic SLR Camera Backpack from Case Logic aims to provide a roomy and safe place for your SLR (digital or otherwise) camera, and (based on the insides) enough lenses to shoot a wedding, football game, and several other events. You’ll likely be able to squeeze in a digital video recorder and a few point-and-shootsRead More…


Case Logic DSLR Day Holster review

on Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
Posted in: Camera Gear, Reviews

I bring my DSLR camera with me to all sorts of places, as I never know when some crazy scene might break out that I would not want to miss photographing.  (Actually, my life typically isn’t really quite that exciting.  But I digress.)  However, a DSLR isn’t a point-and-shoot camera, and most times the bulkinessRead More…


Protect your camera from the rigors of combat – even if it’s just in the urban jungle

on Thursday, August 8th, 2013
Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, News

Hazard 4 calls their gear packs, bags, and apparel “progressive tactical” gear.  The company’s name is derived from the “standard classification index of threats: ‘1’ being low, ‘2 & 3’ being moderate, to ‘4’ being potentially deadly”.  Even if your job doesn’t entail the threats that face our police, fire, and military personnel, your environmentRead More…


LederMann Bridle Leather Camera Bag review

on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, Reviews

Ah, leather! One of the oldest and most durable materials humans have found to use, yet it still causes us to react warmly when we feel the texture or smell the scent. Whether it reminds us of new school shoes as a kid or that folio we were given at graduation, we all have aRead More…


DiCAPac WP-One waterproof camera case review

By: Ryan Chapman
on Saturday, June 1st, 2013

When planning a snorkeling trip earlier this year, I had a dilemma on how to take my underwater photographs. Would I want to buy a disposable underwater camera, an expensive waterproof digital camera, or risk one of my cameras with a waterproof casing? After debating the positives and negatives of each, I decided on theRead More…


The RAGGEDedge Gear GoPro Camera Stow Bag is as tough as the camera itself

on Thursday, February 7th, 2013
Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, News

We’ve reviewed RAGGEDedge Gear wallets and bags before, and we found them to be sturdy and well-made.  Their goods are made of carbon fiber, Kevlar, or Hi-Tech sailcloth, so you know they are made to stand up to the elements.  The GoPro cameras are touch little POV cameras, and you’ll be taking them into manyRead More…


Skooba offering their Tenba Vector camera bags at 50% off for the first time

on Saturday, February 2nd, 2013
Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, News

Skooba Design makes gear bags for all your tech equipment, including your cameras and photography gear.  In their Tenba Vector camera bag line, they have bags sized to hold a small point-and-shoot camera to big bags that will hold your DSLR, lenses, flashes, and other gear.  Right now, for the first time ever, they areRead More…


Pre-order Skooba Design’s new Photo / Tablet Traveler V.3 and the Cable Stable Rollup Kit and save 25%

on Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Skooba Design is offering their two newest bags at a 25% savings if you pre-order before release day.  The Photo / Tablet Traveler V.3 is a portable “digital studio”, with room for a DSLR and mounted lens plus a tablet.  (Click the image for a larger view.)  There are more than a dozen pockets, includingRead More…


Timbuk2 Sleuth Camera Backpack

on Friday, October 19th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, News

I think I’ve mentioned before that the photographer who shot my wedding carried his camera gear in backpacks and tote bags because, as he said, nothing says “Steal me!” quite like a bag embroidered with the logo of your expensive camera.  Timbuk2 has a few bags to carry your camera under the radar, and theyRead More…


The Chromonaut Camera Bag

on Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, News

Here’s another fun photography-related product from Photojojo.  The Chromonaut Camera Bag looks an old-fashioned book bag from the outside, but it’s much more than that.  The exterior is water-repellent canvas to protect what’s inside.  It’s handmade in Japan with lots of attention to details and triple stitching at the stress points to ensure the bagRead More…


Booq Python Photo Sling Review

on Friday, August 24th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, Reviews

Photographers are the original Gadgeteers. Meters, lenses, filters, and esoteric little bits and bobs that assist in your camera’s performance are just what the Gadget Doctor ordered! Carrying those things around, however, has always been an issue. Booq, a stylish, cutting edge creator of interesting and useful bags for portable tech, has a line of bags with the express purpose of transporting dSLRs and laptops. The Python Sling is advertised to hold a dSLR, 4 lenses, a tripod, and an iPad or MacBook (11″/13″ screens). We gave it a field test, and here’s the report.


Tom Bihn Camera I-O Bag Review

on Monday, July 9th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, Reviews

I’ve owned and used several Tom Bihn Bags over the years, starting with an Empire Builder laptop bag that my husband is still using after 8 or 9 years now.  My favorite purse is the Little Swift knitting bag, and we also own wallets, Cafe Bags, a Breve iPad case, and more.  I know theRead More…


hard graft Frame1 Camera Bag

on Saturday, June 30th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, News

This gorgeous camera bag from hard graft is handmade from 100% vegetable-tanned Italian leather with a leather lining. The Frame1 Camera Bag has padding between the layers of leather to protect your DSLR from bumps.  There’s a removable divider inside and a zipper pocket to hold memory cards or cables.  The shoulder strap has 100%Read More…


Toma Sony NEX-5n Half Case and Wrist Strap Review

on Saturday, June 30th, 2012
Posted in: Camera Gear, Gear, Reviews

In response to my Gariz Sony NEX-5n Half-Case Review, the folks at LoveCases, a British tech-accessory website, offered to send me the Toma half-case and matching wrist strap to review. Like the Gariz case, the Toma half-case is a form fitted leather case that adds a bit of protection to the base and sides ofRead More…


Saddleback Leather Gadget Bag Review

on Monday, April 16th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, Reviews

Saddleback Leather Company‘s newest addition is the Gadget Bag.  It’s boxier than your typical briefcase, and looks and feels incredible like all of Saddleback Leather’s products.  I recently got a digital SLR camera, so the Gadget Bag’s shape caught my attention.  Let’s take a look.


New Camera I-O Bag from Tom Bihn

on Thursday, April 5th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, News

Now you can carry and protect your camera equipment in a great Tom Bihn bag!  It’s been in development for some time, but now the Camera I-O (insert, outsert) bag is ready for purchase.  It’s 14″ x 11.75″ x 3.75″, and its walls are all 0.25″ thick closed-cell foam laminated to an exterior of DurastretchRead More…


Wotancraft – Handmade Leather Camera Cases and Bags

on Tuesday, March 27th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, News

In my opinion, Gadgets + Leather = Bliss. If you feel the same way, then you’re going to love browsing through the Wotancraft web site of truly handmade leather watch straps, camera straps and camera bags. The prices may be a little spendy (the camera case/holster you see pictured above is $169USD), but knowing theseRead More…


Booq Introduces Their Python Camera Bag Collection

on Monday, March 12th, 2012
Posted in: Bags, Camera Gear, News

Booq is known for making bags and backpacks for laptops and tablets, and now they are offering a line of bags for your camera.  The Python Camera Bags line is designed to carry your DSLR and lenses, plus memory cards and other accessories.  The Toploader fits a DSLR plus 1 lens; it’s $89.95.  The CourierRead More…


Kata Bags MiniBee-120 PL Backpack for DSLR Review

on Monday, January 9th, 2012
Posted in: Camera Gear, Reviews

I’d never heard of Kata Bags before they offered a review sample of their new MiniBee-120 PL Backpack for DSLR cameras and gear.  Turns out they are a member of the Vitech Group, to which Manfrotto also belongs.  Manfrotto serves as the US distributor of Kata Bags, and it is also a maker of cameraRead More…