Camera Bags & Accessories

Photographers care about their bags more than almost anyone.

How to make your decision

1

PRICE EXPECTATIONS

Expect to pay $100-300+ for thoughtful makers + legit materials.

2

LOOK & FEEL

Click on the bags you like below to watch the video and get an informed look.

3

KEEP NOTES

Keep a list of what bags interest you and what you like/dislike to help you make your final decision.

COMPARISON VIDEO

Here’s a recent overview of several of our favorite bags.

Small Camera Backpacks

Wandrd PRVKE Lite

Burly. Camera Ready.

Wandrd PRVKE Lite

The light version of the original Wandrd PRVKE features a camera cube built in and a slightly smaller size. I actually prefer the Lite version if you don’t need to carry a lot. Rolltop gives you a little expandability. Burly materials. more


Brevité Jumper

Playful. Easy.

Brevité Jumper

The Jumper from Brevité is one of my favorite simple, daily camera bags. It can get dirty easy, may not last forever, but it’s very delightful to use for small to medium camera setups. more


Peak Design Everyday Totepack

Tight. Sleek. Side Access.

Peak Design Everyday Totepack

Very sleek and minimal on the outside, surprising amount of organization potential inside. Excellent for minimal, techy carry. more

F-Stop Dalston Camera Backpack

Understated. Capable.

F-Stop Dalston Camera Backpack

The Dalston from F-Stop is a very elegantly designed bag for camera and tech use that doesn’t scream “I have thousands of dollars of camera gear in here!” more


Cecilia Mercator Camera Backpack

Spendy. Literally excellent.

Cecilia Mercator Camera Backpack

The Mercator from Cecilia is an absolutely gorgeous, hand crafted backpack with loads of organization, customizable photo and tech storage and great external access. Spendy but epic for a tighter everyday camera carry. more


Douchebags Backpack

Clean. Minimal. Organized.

Douchebags Backpack

Surprisingly capable bag, don’t let the name fool you. Camera cube accessory ready. Very well organized in a sleek aesthetic. more


Boundary Supply Errant Backpack

Tight tech daily driver

Boundary Supply Errant Backpack

Versatile and feature rich with lots of organization in a sleek, techy everyday size. Camera accessory ready, shoe compartment. Kinda funky zip top with magnetic clips. more

Moment Travelwear Backpack

Simple. Minimal. Tight.

Moment Travelwear Backpack

Simple, clean aesthetic on a daily backpack for a techy lifestyle. Solid materials, delightful design details. 2 sizes. The larger one is great for minimal carry. more


Nomatic McKinnon Cube Backpack

Surprisingly Useful

Nomatic McKinnon Cube Backpack

A very simple, minimal backpack top with a helpful, protective, small camera cube on the bottom. Lightweight, water resistant, packs down into the top of the cube. more


Vinta Type-II Backpack

Classy. Slimline. Protective.

Vinta Type-II Backpack

A very sleek backpack with optional camera accessories. Solidly built. Tight outer pockets, water sealed zips, little magnet clips and a zipper on the top-front flap. more

Medium Camera Backpacks

Wandrd DUO Day Pack Tech Backpack

Tech Rambler

Wandrd DUO Day Pack Tech Backpack

The DUO from Wandrd is a daily tech rambler with great materials, solid organization and a built-in camera cube. Weather protection, external access, straps and side access all on point. more


Peak Design Everyday Backpack

Tech looks. Epic innovation.

Peak Design Everyday Backpack

The Everyday backpack from Peak Design is innovative, thoughtful and smooth in use. Available in 2 modes. Great camera protection. Excellent materials. Techy vibes. more


Wandrd Prvke Rolltop Backpack

Rugged. Techy.

Wandrd Prvke Rolltop Backpack

A functional everyday bag for both urban and outdoor use with solid durability, rolltop expandability, decent organization and side-access for optional camera cube integration. more


Hex Ranger Camera Backpack

Simple. Low-Key Camera.

Hex Ranger Camera Backpack

Lightweight, low-key styling, laptop pocket, solid camera protection and a big ol’ YKK #10 zip that moves beautifully. Simple admin pouch on the front, middling water bottle pouch on one side. \ more

Nomatic McKinnon Everyday Backpack

Padded. Cushy. Organized.

Nomatic McKinnon Everyday Backpack

Cushy and very protective. Thick straps, rear entry, dual water bottle pockets and some very durable external materials. more


F-Stop Dyota 20L Backpack

Durable Camera Rolltop

F-Stop Dyota 20L Backpack

Durable external materials, excellent weather resistance and protection. Side zippers move easily, giving access to camera cube contents inside. Rolltop expandability. Laptop compartment. more


Shimoda X30 Adventure Camera Backpack

The Adventure Pro

Shimoda X30 Adventure Camera Backpack

The X30 from Shimoda is a full featured mobile studio rig for adventure filmmakers and hobbyists alike. Great materials. Floppy but well organized. A personal favorite. more


Nya-Evo Fjord 36 Adventure Camera Backpack

Chunky. Outdoorsy. Camera Ready.

Nya-Evo Fjord 36 Adventure Camera Backpack

Rugged materials and solid camera accessories in a 36L size. Lots of organization. Beefy straps. Clamshell access from the back. more

PGYTech OneMo Backpack

Sleek. Affordable-ish. Solid.

PGYTech OneMo Backpack

A protective photo/video/drone backpack with slight expandability and external access doors into multiple locations on the bag. more


Boundary Supply Prima System Backpack

Rugged. Technical. Capable.

Boundary Supply Prima System Backpack

A heavyweight tech/camera/daily-carry backpack designed for durability, protection and access. Excellent material feel, slight expandability, robust back panel and straps. more


GUD DSLR Rolltop

Simple. Solid.

GUD DSLR Rolltop

Simple and solid everyday rolltop backpack with a camera cube built in and accessible directly on the front. more


Compagnon Element Backpack

Durable. Protective. Expansive.

Compagnon Element Backpack

Durable, expandable and protective. Large capacity and footprint. Clamshell opening and side-door access. Makes big camera and drone hauls easy. more

Large Camera Backpacks

Wandrd PRVKE 41L

Beefy. Large.

Wandrd PRVKE 41L

The same great stuff from the Wandrd PRVKE backpack, but in a larger 41L size. Doable for travel and large camera and gear loads. more


Lowepro ProTactic 450 Backpack

Beefy. Tactical.

Lowepro ProTactic 450 Backpack

Burly, tactical looks with protection enough to satisfy just about all of us. Built in rain fly. Huge #10 zipper all around. Very solid option for intense camera carry. more


Nomatic X Peter McKinnon Camera Pack

Protected. Comfy.

Nomatic X Peter McKinnon Camera Pack

Beefy construction. Very solid camera compartment. Slight expandability. Perfect size for med-large camera carry. Protective shell. more

Hex Cinema Backpack

Boxy. Massive Capacity.

Hex Cinema Backpack

Large capacity camera backpack with a low-key, boxy look and solid cordura exterior material. Massive capacity. Solid external organization. more


Peak Design Travel Bag

Intelligent Design.

Peak Design Travel Bag

The Travel Bag from Peak Designs is an extremely well designed, quality bag for modern carry-on adventure, business travel and large camera carry. more


Moment MTNLT 45L Backpack

Large. Lightweight.

Moment MTNLT 45L Backpack

An ultra-light-esque backpack with some solid camera accessories. Made in collaboration with adventure photographer Alex Strohl. more

Shimoda X50 + X70 Adventure Backpacks

Massive. Organized. Capable.

Shimoda X50 + X70 Adventure Backpacks

Very capable outdoor adventure camera backpacks. Organized, durable and protective with a massive capacity and a comfy harness system. more


Wandrd Hexad Access Duffel

Burly. Compartmentalized.

Wandrd Hexad Access Duffel

The Hexad Access Duffel from Wandrd is a highly organized bag with multiple large compartments that’s great for anyone traveling with a serious camera setup. more

Camera Slings & Messenger Bags

Moment Rugged Sling

Boxy. Rugged.

Moment Rugged Sling

Well made, rugged, boxy with great internal organizers. Comfortable strap, flip-up top panel makes for nice access to camera/drone stuff. more


Greenroom 136 Metromonger Sling

Basic Excellence

Greenroom 136 Metromonger Sling

A very sturdy and functional sling at an affordable price. Feels great to the touch. Chunky but perfect size for some loads. Light camera gear optional. more


Peak Design Everyday Messenger

Techy. Tactical. Protected.

Peak Design Everyday Messenger

The Everyday Messenger from Peak Design is a delightfully innovative messenger, with the capabilities to be used as both serious office bag and adventure photography/drone bag. more

Peak Design’s 10L Everyday Sling

Tight. Sleek. Capable.

Peak Design’s 10L Everyday Sling

Innovative and sleek, functional and delightful. Multiple sizes. Lots of thoughtful features. more


Compagnon Element Sling 15L

Expandable. Roomy. Durable.

Compagnon Element Sling 15L

Very durable materials, protective camera cube interior and a rolltop for expansion on top. Extremely capable messenger/sling with lots of capacity. more


Trakke Bannoch Messenger Bag

Old World. Classy.

Trakke Bannoch Messenger Bag

A gorgeous messenger bag with a kind of modern urban-alpine aesthetic and absolutely lovely, dense, long-haul materials. more

Hex Ranger DSLR Sling

Simple. Camera. Relaxed.

Hex Ranger DSLR Sling

A simple way to carry a DSLR with some organized admin stuff. Cordura materials, decent construction, ready to go. more


Nomatic Messenger Bag

The Organizer

Nomatic Messenger Bag

The Messenger Bag from Nomatic is chock-full of organization and tech-lifestyle features for the modern commuter. more

📸 Camera Accessories

Peak Design Clip
Wandrd Camera Cubes
F-Stop Camera Cubes
Peak Design Cubes
Omnicharge 20+
Rode Vidmic Pro
Gorilla Pod Pro
Peak Design Travel Tripod

✈️ Camera Luggage

Shimoda Carry-on Roller v2. Personal favorite. Best of both hard and soft shell.
Pelican 1510 Carry On Roller