A&P Recommend a camera bag big enough to fit my 70-200 f/2.8 IS

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  1. guest

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    I don't want a huge day pack. I want a bag that is just big enough to fit my 70-200 2.8 IS with the body attached. And maybe a little extra space to fit a standard zoom lens or flash.
     
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    I use a Lowepro Vertex AW100 but that's probably too big for what you're looking for.
     
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    What body?
     
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    50D
     
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    no backpack? either a lowepro sling or a crumpler 6mdh? let me see if my crumpler 5mdh can fit the 70-200
     
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    want to sell me your 6mdh :x:
     
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    Ty Webb You don't have to go to college. This isn't Russia

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    Here is my bag - I will illustrate what I can hold and can not. Took some cell phone pics to help. Plus this bag fits on airplanes so I don't have to check it.

    Tamrac Adventure 9
    http://www.tamrac.com/5549.htm

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    Top of the bag compartment. Includes stack of 250 business cards, 24-70 2.8L lens, Canon 430 EX Speedlite, and UV filter
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    In the bags door I have batteries for the flash, two extra CF cards, and more filters
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    And the heart of it all - I have my gripped 5D2 with 85 1.2L II attached. Next to it is my 70-200 2.8L non-IS, and also my 50mm 1.4 prime. In that slot there is room for another flash under the 50mm lens.

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    There is also a waterproof slot for a notebook/laptop in the back/side.

    That's what I carry with me. I don't have room for my pocketwizards with this though so I use another bag for those and stands.
     
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    i love my crumpler 8 mdh
     
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    i wouldn't mind a sling type back pack
     
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    get the lowerpro slingshot 350...it's like the Kuro of bags :mamoru:
     
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    i don't know why you wouldn't want a backpack/day pack type of bag but i think they're the most comfortable and great for overall travel ...

    here's a shot with the 70-200 f/2.8 IS mounted, 24-70L, 24L, and not pictured but the top part can easily fit the flash and a couple filters

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    this is the setup i usually use and the 70-200 i carry with the white carrying case or a lowepro lenscase3 and i strap it to the backpack. in the pciture below i have 50d + mounted 24-70, 24L, 10-22, 28-135 and of course you can fit a few things at the top. the hoods aren't pictured and won't fit reversed in the pockets but i use the top part or the non camera part to hold the hoods

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    i would say lowepro fastpack 250 >>>>> my Kata DR 467 in fact i don't think i'll be keeping it and depending on how well the fastpack fits under the seat i may consider getting the 350
     
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    i'll let you know if i decide to sell it .... i might because i don't like the feel of the 6mdh when it's packed and prefer to take the backpack if i'm gonna carry enough to fill it up. the 5mdh is perfect though
     
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    couple of my bags

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    cool well let me know, I don't have a lot o crap so I'm thinking it won't be too bulky and then I can still carry other misc stuff in it... I just want something to walk around town with and only carry a few things.
     
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    consider a 5mdh it's cheaper and in my opinion is much more comfortable .... mine holds 50d + 24-70, and 2 lenses perfectly where there's not much movement when you're moving and with that combo it feels real solid
     
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    Hmmmm I wish there was someplace to try these things out... I don't know any b&m stores that carry them though...
     
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    yea i had to buy them both to try myself, what people try and fit in these bags is insane as i don't like to pack them up that full since i always like a little breathing room
     
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    I have a slingshot 300, with my gripped D700 w/70-200 I hate it.

    I can only put the 70-200 in the main slot with it on the camera.

    Also it is uncomfortable as fuck to wear, sure sling is cool for quick access but I usually walkw ith camera on me, if I have to take it out I miss the picture.
     
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    the fastpack does pretty well in terms of being able to just whip out the camera quickly if needed
     
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    I like how there is at least 4 members of OTAP crew in hella bay area, and yet we don't go out on a weekend trip together :wtc:
     
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    I have the Domke F-4AF and love it. I have teh 70-200 F4 IS and my 17-55 f2.8 IS lens mounted to my gripped 40d in it along with my 550EX flash. that is my standard carry aroudn crap
     
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    I love the Domke F-4AF as well. Fits a gripped D700, 14-24, 50mm, 70-200 and flashes/accessories. You can't really mount the body to the 70-200 with this bag though since it sticks up a little too far from the top.
     
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    it will close, but there will be a lump at the top.
     

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