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PostPosted: Fri May 22, 2009 9:07 pm 
I am in need of a decent size camera bag (to carry a premium compact camera and a few personal items) that could pass as a hand bag so I don't visually scream tourist/theft target in France....does one exist?


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PostPosted: Fri May 22, 2009 9:16 pm 
Billingham http://www.billingham.co.uk/pages/index.php
Crumpler https://www.crumplerbags.com/flash/flas ... fault.html


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PostPosted: Sat May 23, 2009 2:59 am 
Crumpler


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 14, 2009 12:28 am 
Tamrac Express 7,doesn't look like a camera bag.I purchased this bag about 2 months ago an it perfect,fits my D90 with 70-300 attached.Hold my D90 ,-70-300 ,18-105 ,50 prime and sony hdr hc9 camcorder with 2 large zipper pockets.
great price also

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/5 ... amera.html


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 14, 2009 2:22 am 
Is your current hand bag not big enough to hold a premium compact? Perhaps you might like a bigger purse?


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 14, 2009 1:48 pm 
Sublimity wrote:
Is your current hand bag not big enough to hold a premium compact? Perhaps you might like a bigger purse?


Yes, my husband would love that :)

What I ended up doing was getting one of these bags (in taupe), a PacSafe CitySafe 200 tote

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and getting one of these (an Olympus 202309 Nylon Ultra Zoom Case) to put inside the Citysafe bag and inserting a foam divider from my Lowepro bag to the bottom for added padding to protect the bottom against hitting the ground too hard when I take off the bag.

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It may be a bit extreme but I can carry many things other than my camera and it doesn't look like a camera bag. I like the Crumpler and the Pacsafe camera bag but a) the Crumpler is popular enough for thieves to know there is a camera in that bag b) the Pacsafe one has a huge lock on it which also screams expensive camera. I know its a little cluegy (a quick and dirty workaround) but I'm hoping it works.

The Olympus bag should also fit into my everyday purse when I'm just traveling around home too.


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