Digital cameras can sometimes be difficult to carry especially if they are large and heavy. They also need protection from shocks, dust, water and scratches which requires a decent camera bag or backpack. Usually each manufacturer makes his own bags but there are alternatives and they are usually better. Out of all the models available only 10 camera bags managed to impress with their functionality, design and interior space utilization. Here are the top 10 best camera bags for DSLR in 2017.
Table of Contents
- 10. Bestek Waterproof Canvas Shoulder Bag
- 9. Lowepro Fastpack 350-Black
- 8. USA Gear Compact Backpack For Cameras
- 7. Ona Bags The Bowery Camera Bag
- 6. MOACC BBK Series Camera Shoulder Bag
- 5. Case Logic SLRC-205 SLR Camera Sling
- 4. Amazon Basics Large DSLR Gadget Bag
- 3. Amazon Basics Backpack For Cameras
- 2. Case Logic SLRC-202 Medium SLR Camera Bag
- 1. Case Logic SLRC-206 Camera Backpack
While the Bestek waterproof bag might not look as it is able to protect a camera from water the model does a fairly good job at it. It has an interior insert that offers extra protection for the camera and its accessories. The model does not have additional side pockets but the interior space is enough to store a large camera and several accessories. It has a rather retro design and it is quite compact.
When it comes to carrying a lot of equipment, backpacks tend to be the preferred option. The Lewpro Fastpack is a convenient backpack with plenty of interior storage, padded compartments and a water resistant design. Its outer accessory pockets provide additional storage space for small accessories while the interior dividers make it extremely easy to load.
USA Gear is a trusted brand that offers high quality products. Their camera backpack is an excellent budget solution for the ones that need a lot of storage space for their gear. It can be used to store up to two cameras and all their accessories. Smaller objects can be stored in the side pockets. In terms of customization the interior dividers can be rearranged by the user.
The Ona camera bag uses a traditional design making it look vintage. It is made of leather and comes with an adjustable shoulder strap. The model does not offer a lot of interior space but it is large enough for a DSLR camera. In terms of pricing it is a bit more expensive due to the materials used that make it a premium camera bag.
Sometimes it can be difficult to find a camera bag that looks great in the sense that it seems a regular bag that can be used casually. The MOACC BBK is a great looking bag with just enough functionality to make it fit for a DSLR camera. It has plenty of interior space, a convenient shoulder strap and several side pockets.
The Case Logic SLRC-205 is an affordable sling bag that can fit a full size DSLR camera. It is made of waterproof materials and comes with plenty of interior padding to properly protect the camera from shocks and other types of damage. It hast a central big compartment for the camera and several side pockets that can be used to store small objects.
Despite being affordable, Amazon products are quite reliable. So is the case with their large camera bag that can fit a full size DSLR and all its accessories. The model is easy to carry using the handle or the shoulder strap. It is not waterproof but it is affordable, convenient and well built.
The Amazon Basics camera backpack is yet again another great budget solution for the ones that do not wish to spend too much money. It offers a lot of interior space that can host two full size DSLR cameras and several lenses. It has a large frontal pocket that can fit a tablet or other slim devices and accessories. Also a tripod can be stored using the side straps. The model is far from being compact but it offers a lot of storage space and functionality.
Case Logic is one of the most recognizable brands when it comes to bags and backpacks. Their SLRC-202 is a compact bag that can carry a full size DSLR camera and a couple of lenses. The model is built using waterproof materials and comes with a padded interior to protect the camera from shocks, dust, water and scratches. Case Logic added a handle and a shoulder strap to the model making it convenient to carry around.
Case Logic designed the SLRC-206 to be able to carry a camera and a 15 inch laptop. Its clever use of interior space makes it not only spacious but also capable of carrying a lot of equipment and plenty of accessories. Like most other Case Logic products the model is waterproof and can protect the equipment from shocks, dust and scratches.