A&P travelling with camera

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  1. Fubar

    Fubar OT Supporter

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    Going to Italy this summer and am taking my 20D and probably the 24-70L and the 10-22 lenses. I've never travelled abroad before with this camera setup, so I am wondering what is the best way to pack it for the trip. Do most of you pack your gear in your carry-on bag or do you pack it in your suitcase? Secondly, what bag do you suggest taking to carry the camera around while sightseeing? I was looking at the Lowepro Slingshot type of backpack...but I am not 100% sure. Any suggestions?
     
  2. Blair

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    i would want to carry on my cam for sure. i have a mrock case for carrying and it fits nice and snug so you might give those guys a look
     
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    Carry on without a doubt. I like my lowepro i just got, can't remember which model it is though.
     
  4. Tamron expedition 5

    I got the expedition 7 and it's huge!! :mamoru:
     
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    they make one on wheels :noes:
     
  6. GlobeGuy

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    Do those slingshot type backpacks have any room for other stuff? Say a windbreaker, a map, bottle of water?
     
  7. sex_xer

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    i would go with a sling type, lowepro sells some but im not sure of the name. this would be better than a backpack since your only bringing the camera and only a couple of lenses. i would suggest a crumpler bag if you want to go low key. when i went abroad, i brought a lowepro computrekker, and one of thier toploader, since i had the camera body, bunch of lenses and a laptop. the bag was mainly for storage of my equipment while the top loader was for day to day sight seeing.
     
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    I have the Rover AW II, for walking around the city and stuff. You can have the upper packet for some misc items.

    Actually I probably would recommand the new CompuDaypack. The upper section of the bag is more square-ish, though holds more stuff. You can put some magazine and maps in the notebook compartment.

    http://www.lowepro.com/Products/Backpacks/notebook_camera/CompuDaypack.aspx
     
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    carry on for sure. u never want to pack electronics or other gadgetry (cameras, etc) in suit cases. they get stolen easily.
     
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    carry on...get a backpack style bag...I love my NaneuPro, made by lowepro.
     
  12. Mr_Penut

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    i have some lowepro thing for actuall traveling, otherwise i just toss my 20d in my backpack, and if I need it the tele fits in a single lens tube at the bottom

    i handcarry the body with one lens most of the time though
     
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    lolo im going to italy with my 20d too i got a tamarac bag its so nice
     
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    i wouldnt bother with a bag most of the time

    screams steal me, i keep it around my neck at all times
     
  15. Harry V. Gina

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    I've got one of those Kata backpacks (can't remember the model #). It is really well made and very comfortable, and my 12" PB fits into it perfectly.
     
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    the largest V shaped lowepro toploader is great for if you take it on a day trip with a midsized lens, but it does look like a camera bag so keep it on you at all times.
     

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