If your kit is minimal, try one of these bags for keeping things light and breezy
1. Lowepro Dashpoint 20 Camera Pouch
If you use a small mirrorless camera and favour smaller pancake-style lenses, the Lowepro Dashpoint 20 will suit your purposes nicely. It’ll also work well for a small compact such as one of Sony’s RX100 series. It’s rugged and secure, thanks to Lowepro’s t-Lock system that protects the contents from thieves, and the internal padding means your gear has some cushioning from knocks and bumps. The removable/adjustable shoulder strap also offers a comfortable, customisable fit, making it comfortable for a day’s roaming.
2. Peak Design The Field Pouch
The Field Pouch can be used for small accessories or a mirrorless camera, and can be converted into an ultra-small sling bag with the addition of a Peak Design strap. Its six inner pockets allow for extensive organisation, useful if you’re tidy-minded, and the high-quality felt padding provides light protection. The seatbelt-style loops also make it easy to attach to a belt, and the waxed 500D Kodra shell is weather-resistant.
Peak Design The Field Pouch - Charcoal
The Field Pouch is an expanding pouch for cords, accessories, batteries, hard drives, and even mirrorless cameras and lenses. Keep it in your backpack or shoulder bag, wear it on your belt or attach any Peak Design strap to turn the Field Pouch into an ultralight sling bag. With an expandable roll-top design, a waxed outer shell and felt inner padding, the pouch can safely hold and organise all ...
3. Manfrotto Street CSC Pouch
Versatile, rugged and best of all – great value. For less than £20 you can get a Manfrotto pouch that’ll store and protect your CSC or small DSLR setup when you’re on the move. The Street Pouch can be easily stored inside another, larger bag, which makes it a good choice for travellers who don’t want too much clutter while they’re on the move.
Manfrotto Street CSC Pouch
The Manfrotto Street CSC Pouch is a highly versatile carrying solution that safely holds a CSC with attached lens and up to 2 additional lenses, depending on size, or an entry-level DSLR with standard zoom lens attached. The Street Pouch easily slips inside another, larger bag.
4. Lowepro Tahoe CS 80
Weather-resistant and lightweight, Lowepro’s Tahoe CS 80 can be used to store a small mirrorless or compact camera, and can easily be attached to a belt loop for straightforward transport. There’s protective foam padding in the interior, and an extra front zip-pocket for memory cards or batteries.
Lowepro Tahoe CS 80 - Galaxy Blue
Sporty and lightweight, the Lowepro Tahoe CS 80 provides weather-resistant protection for small compact cameras with a short lens attached. Foam padding protects the camera in the main compartment, while a zippered front pocket holds spare memory cards or batteries. The Tahoe CS 80 can be stored either in a larger bag or via the built-in belt loop.
5. Manfrotto NX Holster DSLR
The advantage of holsters, as the name implies, is that they allow you to draw your camera very quickly, ensuring that you never miss a moment even while you’re on the move. The Manfrotto NX Holster DSLR can take a reasonably sized DSLR with lens attached and allow you to have it on your hip, ready to draw and shoot at a moment’s notice. With extra zip pockets for additional accessories, you can have the entirety of a day’s shooting requirements at your fingertips.
Manfrotto NX Holster DSLR - Grey
The Manfrotto NX Holster DSLR in Grey holds your DSLR with attached lens in a ready-accessible quick-grip position. Its adjustable straps allow you to custom-fit the bag to sit by your waist or higher depending on your preference. Featuring the Manfrotto Protection System, it is guaranteed to protect your gear. Multiple internal and external zippered pockets give you added room for accessories.
6. Benro Element B100 Backpack
Stuffed with pouches and pockets, and spacious enough to accommodate a DSLR or mirrorless camera, the Benro Element B100 Backpack is geared for comfort and functionality. As well as its padded shoulder straps, it has waist straps for extra stability, and it’s also well-padded to protect both your gear and your back.
Benro Element B100 Backpack - Black
The Benro Element B100 Backpack is a rugged and durable solution to camera gear for DSLR and mirrorless camera users. Designed with plenty of padded pouches and compartments, padded shoulder straps, and waist straps, the Element B100 has the user’s comfort in mind, while remaining completely functional.
7. Calumet DSLR 123 Camera Holster Case
A simple, straightforward camera protector, this holster will clip onto a belt and ensure your small DSLR or CSC is safe from the elements. Great for city walks and day trips, the Calumet DSLR 123 Camera Holster Case keeps your gear safe from minor impacts and inclement weather, while also allowing you quick access to make sure you get the shots you want.
Calumet DSLR 123 Camera Holster Case
This practical case protects your camera when it is not in use, while also providing ready access so you never miss an important shot. A unique hard outside surface and padded interior offer maximum assurance that your valuable equipment will be safe and protected from impact and the elements.