Top 10 Best Camera Bags In 2016

Designed for professional photographers and individuals that cover sports, birthday parties, and or nature during their free time, camera bags are vital accessories that come in handy in many ways. Because of their tight-woven seams and water resistant designs in general, these bags protect cameras from water damage when in use outdoors. Their padded bodies and interior dampen shock and impact, while the plethora of accessory pockets that buyers get are perfect for categorizing and organizing personals for safety and easier access outdoors. This however, does not mean that all cheap and hypes models in the market work the same. To get value and protect your camera therefore in all environments, the 10 best models reviewed on this list are durable, travel worthy, and have functional systems that make photography fun. Order one for the best photography experience outdoors.

10. Tamrac 5534 Adventure Messenger

Christened the Adventure Messenger by its manufacturer, Tamrac 5534 is a well-designed grey and black-themed camera bag with a portable and highly durable design that comes in handy when covering wedding and or parties, or when on photo safaris. Even though slim-profiled, this one of a kind bag fits many types of film and digital SLR cameras (with zoom lenses up to 6-inches in sizes) without scratching or lowering their value in transit. It also offers convenient storage for flash, additional lenses, and many other third-party accessories; has a convenient speed flap top that eases access to stored components; and a lined and foam padded interior that absorbs shock, stress, and impact well to keep cameras as protected as possible. Buyers also get an EasyGrip handle and a shoulder strap for easy carrying.

9. Lowepro Passport Sling DSLR Camera Bag

Specially-designed for storing and transporting DSLR cameras, Lowepro Passport is a convenient sling DSLR camera bag with a stable and durable design and a low maintenance black theme that does not fade over time. This bag is affordable; offers extra storage for personals and third-party camera accessories such as lenses, memory cards, flashes, and even keys; and has a compact and easy to carry design, perfect for everyday travel. It expandable compartments offer added storage (up to 30%). The adjustable shoulder strap that it comes with on the other hand is very comfortable, has a sturdy cam lock buckle for safety, and has a removable pad and well sewn edges that do not irritate shoulders as most poorly designed models often do. With an original, you also get a quick access water bottle, two exterior stash pocket for storing personals such as keys, phone, and board passes.

8. EveCase Camera Case

Recommended for both personal and professional use, EveCase is a sturdy shoulder bag with a compact hybrid design that contains high zoom, DSLR, and SLR cameras. The grey-themed nylon used to manufacture it is stylish, durable, and has a water-resistant weave the protects cameras from water damage when in use outdoors. Its wide top loading design eases storage and access to stored equipment. The zippered compartments that buyers get boosts the security of cameras and their accessories, while the two side pockets offered are large and perfect for storing personals such as cables, batteries, keys, and even lens caps. In top 10 best camera bags in 2016, other attributes that photographers consider novel are its protective foam padding that absorbs shock and impact, adjustable and removable shoulder strap, and is padded carry handle that eases carrying and or transportation.

7. BESTEK Waterproof Canvas Bag

Do you have a DSLR or SLR digital camera that you travel with often? Are you on the market for a budget camera bag that you can use to protect it from shock damage and environmental elements while in transit? If cash is a challenge, but quality, ease of use, and optimal protection rank high on your list of wants, this canvas bag by BESTEK will never disappoint you. It is durable, water-resistant, and has a light and casual shoulder mounting design with a shock proof insert that dampens impact well in the event that you fall and or drop it. In addition to its affordability, the plethora of great compartments that users get have made it a sought after product globally. Apart from your camera, for instance, you will be able to store and carry along your lenses, phone, flash disks, and even chargers hassle-free. You also get an internal zippered pocket for storing keys and even money, and a front magazine, iPad, and tablet pouch that boosts its value.

6. Canon 2400 SLR Gadget Bag

Recommended for storing Canon EOS SLR cameras and other comparable brands, this 2400 SLR gadget bag by Canon is a versatile outdoor accessory with a large 9.5 x 7 x 6-inch (W x H x D) design that never disappoints. The plush and water-repellent nylon used to make it offers superior protection against water damage. Its light and portable design does not weight down users in transit, while its adjustable interior dividers and integrated side and front pockets boost its functionality significantly. Apart from storing and protecting your camera, for instance, you will also be able to store camera accessories such as lenses and flashes worry free, and secure personals such as mobile phones and keys during your photography adventures. All seams are sturdy and well-finished. Its padded interior dampens shock, while its tripod stand straps and adjustable non-slip shoulder strap come in handy when traveling long distances.

5. Nikon Digital SLR Camera Case Gadget Bag

For those that want to protect their delicate and pricey DSLR cameras from both physical and environmental damage without spending hefty amounts of money, this camera case gadget bag by Nikon is a valuable accessory that features among the top 10 best camera bags in 2016. It is affordable, super portable, and is made of a durable and water-resistant nylon fabric, fitted with a slip-resistant plastic handle. With its adjustable and padded carrying strap, transporting digital cameras has been easier. Its large and padded main compartment fits various types of cameras comfortably, while its secured accessory pockets ease organization and access to replacement batteries, lenses, and even cables. This gadget bag is stylish, easy to clean, and decently-priced in stores.


Perfect for transporting Sony Alpha A6000, DSC-HX400V, and A7R DSLR cameras to name a few, VG-VANGODDY Laurel is a versatile travel camera bag with a stain-resistant dark night blue theme, and a water resistant body that offers superior protection against water and other elements. Its padded design absorbs shock excellently, while the array of organizer pockets that buyers get not only ease organization, but also access to personals on demand. This way, when exploring the outdoors, you no longer have to miss the perfect shot because of poor access to a lens and of flash you needed. Off the shelf, VG-VANGODDY Laurel measures 7.75 x 6.50 x 3.75 inches. It is also affordable and comes with a removable shoulder strap and on-the-go ergonomic handles that maximize comfort.

3. AmazonBasics Large DSLR Gadget Bag

To store and carry your digital camera, its accessories, and other personals without compromising comfort or safety, this large DSLR gadget bag by AmazonBasics is a valuable accessory to consider. It is durable, measures approximately 10 x 5 x 7-inches (internal dimensions), and ha a portable and well-padded design that holds one DSLR cameras and up to three lenses without scratching and or compromising their structural integrity and or aesthetics in any way. All seams are sturdy and well-finished. The water proof nylon used to make it keeps water away from your camera, while its premium padding absorbs shock well without weighing down users. You also get adjustable tripod straps, movable dividers that optimize storage space, and a secured storage slot for Kindle Fire, iPad Mini, and tablets.

2. Case Logic SLRC-201 SLR Zoom Holster

Featuring a patent pending hammock system that raises cameras off the ground for optimal protection, SLRC-201 SLR Zoom Holster by Case Logic is an innovative black-themed camera bag that offers superior impact protection. It is affordable, has a waterproof EVA base that prevents water damage when placed on the ground, and has a well-padded memory foam interior that not only boosts its stability, but also offers superior impact protection when dropped on a hard surface. Its large main compartment fits and secures most types of SLR cameras (with or without zoom lenses), while the three zippered compartments it comes with offer safe storage for camera accessories such as batteries, memory cards, and even cords and personals such as smart phones, car keys, and even brochures.

1. Evecase SLR Camera Bag

Large, durable, and manufactured using the best-grade canvas, this SLR camera bag by Evecase tops our list of the best. It has a striking khaki brown theme that individuals like. Its vintage design has a waterproof backing that protects cameras and other accessories from damage; has a spacious main compartment perfect for organizing cameras; and has an integrated tripod stand and rain cover that boosts its functionality significantly. For added safety, Evecase SLR Camera Bag has a padded camera insert and a plush cotton lining that does not scratch cameras over time. The 14-inch laptop storage impact allows you to carry your laptop along, while its removable inserts transforms it into a large travel, messenger, or school bag with no effort.