Looking for a small/medium sized camera bag

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  1. mcgraths

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    Well, I just realized that I've outgrown my LowePro Slingshot 200, and am looking for a bag that is a bit bigger. Anyone have any suggestions?

    I currently have a LowePro CompuTrekker Plus (massive) so I'm looking for something a bit smaller for lighter trips. Here's what I'm looking for in a bag:

    - Backpack (2 straps). Want to be able to take it on long bike trips with out it killing my back / shoulders.
    - Small to medium in size.
    - Room to store things other than just camera gear
    - An all weather cover to protect my gear if it rains
    - Tripod holder

    Anyone out there using any such bag?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Danial Doherty

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    you have a pm
     
  3. Gordon S.

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    I like my Lowepro FastPack 250. It fits a good amount of gear, has a laptop sleeve and still 'slings' like the Slingpack. You can get it in AW but it doesn't have a tripod rig unfortunately. It comes in several sizes too.
     
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    Have a look at a Lowepro Primus.
     
  5. mcgraths

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    I just picked up a LowePro Flipside 400 AW. This thing is awesome. Exactly what I was looking for. I love that it can hold a tripod and 2 light stands at the same time. Plus the design of accessing your gear is pure genius.

     
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    thats good to hear, this is the bag i plan on picking up in a couple of weeks, do you think that on the inside you could fit 2 telephoto lens, (70-200F4, 300F4) on the sides, and have some room left over?
     
  7. mcgraths

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    I would say so. In mine I have 2 small lenses, D80, box of cokin filters, 2 speedlights, batteries, flashlight, and flash triggers and I still have 3 square compartments left over. And that is all in the main compartment! I really can't believe how much it holds for such a small looking bag.
     
  8. Ryan

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    great. Where did you get yours? here in halifax I have to order it in as no one stocks it, and buying online you don't save anything, or end up paying more from what i have seen.
     
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    I'm glad you posted this thread, they have it for $50 cheaper than if I had ordered it in locally,.
     

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