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Carry Awards X Best Camera Bag Winner

Best Camera Bag Champion | Carry Awards X

by , June 1, 2023

Photo-worthy vintage styling with hard-wearing construction and wide-opening access to your gear? Our Best Camera Bag champion delivers it all…

1st Place

Wotancraft Scout

Wotancraft Scout
Wotancraft Scout

Highly Commended

These are the pieces that just missed out, and in most cases, by the smallest of margins. To them, we award a High Commendation. The below were of outstanding quality, displaying fine craftsmanship and design flair. With honor, we bow our heads in the utmost respect and kudos. If this were a dais, they’d be biting their teeth into silver medals, while their flags were hoisted into the horizon – a feat not to be overlooked. And we’re sure they’ll be back, to take it one notch higher, next year.

WaterField Designs Cargo Camera Bag

WaterField Designs Cargo Camera Bag

A functional camera bag needs to keep your gear secure on the go, yet quickly accessible when that epic shot presents itself. Enter the WaterField Designs Cargo Camera Bag. Available in two sizes to suit different setups, the bag offers a wide opening to get to gear in a jiffy. Interior mesh pockets let you quickly discern where specific smaller accessories are stored, with further quick-access pockets on hand for storing items without having to open the main compartment.

The removable padded insert protects fragile gear against bumps and scrapes, with flexible sewn-in dividers that easily adapt to different items while avoiding noisy Velcro® adjustments. The bag delivers easy on-body access to DSLR and mirrorless cameras, with understated aesthetics that lend themselves to a variety of urban settings, whether on a professional shoot or snapping images in your downtime. Excellent work, WaterField!

Bellroy Venture Camera Sling 10L

Bellroy Venture Camera Sling 10L

Bellroy’s Venture Camera Sling zooms in on easy access, offering features such as a quick-adjust buckle to easily slide the bag from your back to front to get to gear. The removable strap is also reversible, making the bag suitable for both left and right-shoulder wear. Included straps let you secure a tripod to the base of the bag, while the internal padded dividers are flexible to adjust to a variety of loads. Adding to the adjustability are self-compressing gussets, allowing the bag to shrink or expand depending on your setup.

A choice of pockets store smaller items, while the wide opening provides easy access to gear in the main compartment. Add in water-resistant, 100% recycled ripstop nylon and water-resistant zippers and you get protection from the elements too. Sleek and adaptable, the Venture Camera Sling is a savvy choice for staying agile on the go with a range of camera setups. High five, Bellroy!


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