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I can't decide if i want a timbuk2 messenger bag or a backpack now.

Also 101 Photos taken with the lens detatched
Easy: get both. Seriously, I have a Crumpler 7MDH and a LowePro Slingshot (and many others). I find that different outings are suited for different bags. However, if I had to pick only one, I'd go for a messenger style bag.
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There's a thought

I do really like the 7MDH, and when i travel i rarely need to take all of my lenses with me, and i only have a small D5000 so space really isn't an issue. A messenger bag is much easier access too, i hate having to physically take my backpack off.

All i know is i definitely need a good bag. I foolishly bought the cheapest one on amazon because i could barely afford a DSLR as it was. The zip is already broken.
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I've never really messed around with this too much... maybe I'll give it a try when my studio softbox arrives.
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There's a thought

I do really like the 7MDH, and when i travel i rarely need to take all of my lenses with me, and i only have a small D5000 so space really isn't an issue. A messenger bag is much easier access too, i hate having to physically take my backpack off.

All i know is i definitely need a good bag. I foolishly bought the cheapest one on amazon because i could barely afford a DSLR as it was. The zip is already broken.
In that case, check out the 6MDH, might be better suited to you. Crumpler's bags are very sturdy. They stay shut very tightly, even if only by the Velcro.

Check out the ThinkTank Urban Disguise bags as well. They hold the most gear in proportion to their size, very streamline and compact. I have a UD30 myself, which is my small bag, although it still holds a body plus three lenses.
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I've heard good things about crumpler bags, and i like the look of the 6mdh but it's not very available. I'll keep looking though, or get the 7mdh.

I've looked at the ThinkTank bags too. They all look pretty good tbh. Especially the Retro 10

Thanks a lot for the recommendations.
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In that case, check out the 6MDH, might be better suited to you. Crumpler's bags are very sturdy. They stay shut very tightly, even if only by the Velcro.

Check out the ThinkTank Urban Disguise bags as well. They hold the most gear in proportion to their size, very streamline and compact. I have a UD30 myself, which is my small bag, although it still holds a body plus three lenses.
The ThinkTank Retrospectives are the same in that regard. I've got the Retrospective 20, and it holds 3 large lenses + a flash, but I think it's a bit bigger than what you need (in one "pocket" alone it fits a gripped 5DmkII with a 24-70/2.8 mounted, with the hood NOT reversed). But yeah, look at the Retro 10 and the UD bags and I think you'll find something you like.

And IMO the crumpler MDH bags don't look very professional. They're good quality though, if you like that green....


Edit: Beat me to my own recommendation, lol
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Well, as far as messenger bags go, Timbuk2 restocked their Snoop bags and I ordered one for myself. The best part is my friend has one of their other messenger bags as well; it looks like new yet is six years old. Personally, I think that's a bargain for a bag that lasts that long.
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Get the Snooper. I'm liking mine a lot more than my 7MDH and when it's not completely filled with gear it conforms to your body like a messenger bag should.
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A little sample from my second roll out of my 35SPn. The perspective is awesome, the 8mm that seperates it from a "normal" 50mm really gives it an edge. The resolution on Superia 200 kinda sucks though, I would really like to shoot a nice panchro B&W to see how much IQ I can get out of the Zuiko glass.

On another note, does anybody have hands-on experience with the Spider holster?
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Well, as far as messenger bags go, Timbuk2 restocked their Snoop bags and I ordered one for myself. The best part is my friend has one of their other messenger bags as well; it looks like new yet is six years old. Personally, I think that's a bargain for a bag that lasts that long.
My Minolta bag is older than I am. It looks new. Any sort of good quality nylon is basically Magic Material(tm).
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