Altura Photo Backpack
If you need the carrying comfort and quick access to your gear that only a sling can provide, the Altura Photo Backpack is quite possibly the most effective, budget-friendly option on the market. You can also separate its top compartment to use it as a small day pack.
Kattee Leather Canvas
The Kattee Leather Canvas is a nice casual option that’s available in six attractive colors. It boasts a wide, comfortable shoulder strap along with a set of vintage-style brass hardware, and its padded interior is removable for use without your DSLR.
Think Tank Photo Holster
Sometimes all you really need is one body and a good, long lens. If that’s the case, the Think Tank Photo Holster is designed specifically to house a single telephoto setup. It even contours to the shape created by your grip.
Ona Bowery Waxed
When you only need a small messenger around your shoulder, but you want it to look as good as the pictures you’re planning to take, the Ona Bowery Waxed is your best choice. It’s better suited for mirrorless outfits, however, due to its size.
Think Tank Urban Approach
The Think Tank Urban Approach looks deceptively small from the outside, but inside it can hold a surprising amount of equipment. Its low-contrast, matte black exterior is nicely accented by subtle elements of full-grain leather.
Lowepro ProTactic 450 AW II
If you’ve ever lugged a heavy backpack around, you know the toll it can take on your shoulders and back, which is precisely why the Lowepro ProTactic 450 AW II comes with padded lumbar straps to shift all that weight onto your hips.
Ape Case Pro4000 Backpack
The Ape Case Pro4000 Backpack is meant more for traveling than for toting along with you on a shoot. It ought to hold just about everything you’d need when boarding a plane for a distant photographic expedition, and it qualifies as carry-on luggage.
Lowepro Sport BP 300 AW
If you want to take your photography out into nature, you’d do well to invest in the Lowepro Sport BP 300 AW . Its coated nylon exterior will keep your equipment safe from moderate splashes, and its all-weather cover and cinch will suffice if you get caught in heavy rain.
Tenba DNA Messenger
Intended for use with mirrorless systems, the Tenba DNA Messenger runs pleasantly smaller in every respect compared to models designed for full-frame DSLRs. It also features an adjustable security strap that connects to D-rings on its rear.
Ona Prince Street Cognac
The Ona Prince Street Cognac combines simple function with top-tier style. It’s handcrafted from fine Italian leather, and it’s equipped with secure antique brass closures. It doesn’t look like it contains expensive equipment, so it may be less likely to get stolen.