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Hi all,

I'd greatly appreciate it if you guys could point me to medium-sized camera bags that will be able to carry:

* A film SLR (Nikon FM3A) with a manual focus 28-85 lens attached, with or without the MD-12 motor drive;
* A telephoto zoom lens (Zoom-Nikkor 80-200mm f/4 AiS or 70-210mm f/4 AiS);
* An extra lens (e.g. a 50mm lens or a Zeiss Distagon T* 2,8/25 ZF);
* A flashgun (the biggest I have is the SB-800, and I'm on the lookout for an SB-22);
* A square filter holder;
* One or two pouches for square filters - ND grads or sunset filters, etc.;
* A few rolls of film;
* A few accessories, such as a cable release and a couple of lens caps;
It will need to be an all-weather bag, and reasonably sturdy. I'm not sure my Lowepro Nova 4 AW has enough room, and I understand a backpack (I have one) isn't practical on most occasions - I don't have enough lenses to fill a backpack, and I generally prefer to travel light.

Thank you in advance.

I can recommend any of the Billingham bags that are of a size and style to fit your needs.  You can look at them at website.  Many styles, weatherproof due to fabric and design.  Opulent finish work.

They are expensive but they have proven themselves to be the best I've ever used.  I recently did a closet cleaning and took all my Domke, Think Tank and Lowepro bags to Goodwill.  I have four Billinghams that cover everything I'll ever need to do for the rest of my life.

If they are too expensive or you don't like the designs, I would recommend something from any of the other three makers I mentioned.  They are all very good bags.

Kenneth Rich:
I was about to say, Domke! There might be one for grabs at a Goodwill. . . .  ;)

I love my Pilot. Plenty of reviews online.

Birna Rørslett:
A Domke bag.

Replace it when it is worn threadbare and items start to fall through :) (No, not a joke, practical experiences). That might take 30+ years, depending on how it is used.


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