Manfrotto Advanced Active Backpack II £90, $95
Here’s another understated bag that won’t look out of place if you’re among city slickers. It’ll meet most airline cabin limits, too, yet there’s plenty of space up top for general gear, and you can also pack in a 17-inch laptop and attach a tripod to the side.
Your Nikon gets a home in the bottom, partitioned, compartment, which also has room for up to four lenses, but these had better be small as the bag’s fairly shallow depth means the camera compartment isn’t the most versatile shape. Accessing the camera section is also a mixed bag, as while the inner padded segment pivots out usefully, it’s not designed to be opened while you’re on the go. The divider insert is removable, though, so you could turn the whole bag into a regular backpack if you needed to.
With its top-loading camera compartment, there’s no need to worry that your Nikon will fall out