Best Camera Bags

Top 10 Rated Camera Bags 2014

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Now that you have your camera in hand, it’s time to take it every where with you. You don’t want to be without your camera when that picture perfect moment occurs right before your eyes. The right camera bag will make all the difference in the world when it comes to lugging your camera gear around. That’s why it’s so important to choose the right one for your style of shooting. If you are shooting weddings every weekend you are going to need a completely different bag than if you were to be shooting on a light hike. We looked at 10 different camera bags and rated them based on the following criteria:

1. Comfort for the wearer
2. Ability to hold a lot of camera gear
3. Adjustable compartments
4. Physical protection against drops and shocks
5. Weather and dust protection
6. Durability of the bag since it will be traveling a lot
7. Price

Kata DR-466  9.5/10

Reinforced Nycore grid material
Waist and chest strap for added support
Rain cover included
L 13.78″x W 10.63″x H 18.5″

This is a great option for those who don’t want a camera bag that they have to carry over the shoulder or by a handle. This is a sleek looking backpack that will have no problem storing all the gear you bring…read more


Pelican 1300  9/10

Easy open double throw latches
Automatic pressure equalization valve
Available in 6 colors
9 7/8″ W x 7″ H x 6 1/8″ D

You can’t beat a hard carrying case. Especially one that comes in an assortment of colors so you can pick the one that best fits you. The Pelican 1300 case is waterproof, crushproof, and dustproof…read more


Camera hangs in hammock for protection
Removeable shelves and walls
Up to 16” laptop or 17” Macbook Pro
Weather resistant base that stands
Tripod hanging straps

On the go photographers know how important it is to have all of their gear with them on a photo shoot. Camera gear is one thing, but what about their digital darkroom…read more


Front and side pockets with adjustable dividers
Water repellant fabric
1 camera body with 3 to 5 lenses
Tripod strap on the bottom
11” W x 8.7” H x 7.9” D

If you love Canon products, this is going to be a satisfying bag. It’s still a great bag is you don’t love Canon products too. This is a shoulder strap type bag…read more


Two side pockets and two zippered pockets
Straps on side for tripod
One year warranty
11.5″ H x 7.2″ W x 15.6″ D

Amazon really delivers when it comes to their take on the camera bag. This bag is designed to hold 2 camera bodies, 3-4 lenses, and a lot of accessories. The main compartment has adjustable sections…read more


Made with durable nylon
Easy access in multiple outside pockets
Microfiber cloth included
Interior dimension: 12.5” x 7.5” x 6.75”

The Precision Design 2000 camera bag is large and will hold just about anything you can imaging you would need on a shoot. The bag is designed to hold your camera with a lens attached…read more


All weather cover is weather resistant
Built-in micro fiber cloth
Hideaway tripod mount system
9.8”W X 10”D X 17.7”H

This slingshot camera bag makes it easy to move the bag from your back to a ready position in front of you. The over-the-shoulder design makes it comfortable to wear for long periods before you are ready to shoot…read more


Weather resistant base that stands
Memory foam protects camera’s lcd screen
Made specifically for long zoom lenses
Shoulder strap and carry handle
10” H x 6.5” W x 6.0″ D

This is a camera bag designed to carry your camera with a zoom lens attached. This is a good idea because a zoom lens usually makes the camera much larger and won’t fit into a normal camera bag…read more


Rubber liner ensures waterproof protection
Avialable in 4 colors
Clear lid so you know what is inside
Interior dimensions: 6.31″ x 3.68″ x 2.75″

This neat little case is for those of you without a large digital camera. The Pelican Micro-Case will hold and protect any point and shoot camera that will fit inside…read more


Inexpensive camera bag option
Very lightweight
Small zippered pocket for memory cards
Interior dimension 5.8″ x 4.4″ x 2.9″

If minimalism is your approach, this bag from USA Gear is just for you. This is a sleeve type camera bag that conforms exactly to your camera and provides a minimal level of protection…read more


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