Mini test Shoulder bags
Style and substance: six bags that’ll carry plenty of kit but also look great
here is no shortage of ways to carry your gear when you’re on the go, from camera holsters to dedicated backpacks and trolley cases. The classic shoulder bag is still a firm favourite with photographers, though, as there’s nothing like having your Nikon right by your side.
We’ve gathered six bags that’ll each carry a Nikon D-SLR with attached kit lens, plus at least two extra lenses and accessories. You should have space for a tablet too, and some larger versions can even cope with a small laptop. All the bags we’re reviewing this issue have customisable interiors with padded dividers, so whether your camera is a relatively small D3300 or a monster D4s, you can configure your bag to fit.
But it’s not only what’s inside that counts – if you’re investing a pretty penny in a shoulder bag it shouldn’t be short on style either. With fashionable canvas-and-leather looks on offer, and even some choice of colours, you’ll be able to take your Nikon out and about without looking like a tourist, or worrying that your bag is advertising its costly cargo to thieves.