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      11-30-2008, 10:18 PM   #1
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What kind of bags/ cases do you guys carry your dslr in? I have a 40d and I bought a lowerpro rezo 170 from bestbuy but from my recent trip back home and having to deal with luggage, I might reconsider getting a midsized backpack or of some sort... I was thinking maybe something I can also put my 15 inch MBP in also. Suggestions?

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I have a Tonino Lamborghini duffle bag but it's not that easy to carry it while taking pictures so I'm thinking of getting a Canon backpack. Any recommendations?
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      11-30-2008, 11:14 PM   #3
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I use a backpack from Kata Bags. Love it...

http://www.kata-bags.com/product.asp...&Version=Photo
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      12-01-2008, 12:12 AM   #4
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I use a backpack from Kata Bags. Love it...

http://www.kata-bags.com/product.asp...&Version=Photo
Looks really nice, thanks.
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You may want to check this out. http://photography-on-the.net/forum/...d.php?t=585253
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What kind of bags/ cases do you guys carry your dslr in? I have a 40d and I bought a lowerpro rezo 170 from bestbuy but from my recent trip back home and having to deal with luggage, I might reconsider getting a midsized backpack or of some sort... I was thinking maybe something I can also put my 15 inch MBP in also. Suggestions?

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      12-01-2008, 12:35 PM   #6
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i have been using the lowepro slingshot 200... excellent bag and easy access to the camera on the fly.














found mine on Amazon for $79.99 but they usually go for about $100.


I also have a Tamrac System 6 (5606) full over the shoulder bag. I usually only use it when need a 2nd bag and have more than the slingshot will carry, which isn't very often.

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      12-01-2008, 12:45 PM   #7
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you guys are nuts....
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      12-01-2008, 08:16 PM   #8
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I might have to get one of those for myself - an extra lens means I can't really use my standard Nikon bag to fit everything I have
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i'd say its a good idea
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As my bag is packed as of now I will be upgrading to a backpack as well.
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hey jnic... off topic but just so you know your flickr link is to the main page not your photostream.
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hey jnic... off topic but just so you know your flickr link is to the main page not your photostream.
ahh, thanks for telling me. It has been like that for quite awhile now. All better.
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fwiw, i've seen lowepro bags at my local costco. They were selling the slings as well as backpacks for about 40% of retail price. i
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damn... you should go buy a few and sell um on here.
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I use a backpack from Kata Bags. Love it...

http://www.kata-bags.com/product.asp...&Version=Photo
I just got a Kata backpack and I love it. Amazon has some great deals on them and they are built like a tank plus they have yellow linings inside so it is easy to find your equipment even in low lighting.
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I've been looking at the kata D-467 for about a good hour now.. I think I'm going to return my lowerpro camera bag tomorrow and order this


IMHO this is a very attractive bag, it doesnt give off that "hey this is my camera bag that has thousands of dollars of equipment, please steal me"

My only dilemma is should I get the black on black or black with the red accents.


Adorama has it for $79
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do it... looks pretty nice.
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I've been looking at the kata D-467 for about a good hour now.. I think I'm going to return my lowerpro camera bag tomorrow and order this
It's pretty slick. Very well built. Tons of pockets
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I've been looking at the kata D-467 for about a good hour now.. I think I'm going to return my lowerpro camera bag tomorrow and order this


IMHO this is a very attractive bag, it doesnt give off that "hey this is my camera bag that has thousands of dollars of equipment, please steal me"

My only dilemma is should I get the black on black or black with the red accents.


Adorama has it for $79

Don't like backpacks for camera bags, you have to rip to much stuff out all the tine to get to things, plus it all rolls round to much in the bag!
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Don't like backpacks for camera bags, you have to rip to much stuff out all the tine to get to things, plus it all rolls round to much in the bag!
I think I read that you can detach this one that would fix your problem.. this bag would be perfect for me because really the only time I need a bag is when im transporting it (traveling) or keeping it nice and safe in my room. And this is better because I can fit both my laptop and my camera and other small stuff in here when I fly, minimizing luggage. Im going to stop by Adorama tomorrow after school, I'll write up a quick first impression/ review if I end up buying it which I most likely will.
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i have been using the lowepro slingshot 200... excellent bag and easy access to the camera on the fly.
i have that exact same bag, i love it!
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Man, I had a backpack on with my camera gear in it when I was on holidays in South Africa a few years back. Walking around the city streets with people everywhere, they (locals) just unzip it while I was walking around and tried grab what was inside the bag. If it had not been for the group of people behind these locals yelling out to me I would have not realised they had even unziped the bag.

Suppose backpacks are ok in the right place and they are made better these days! but after that holiday I just don't like them anymore, the only time I use one now is for bush walking!
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