In this post, we ‘re going for the tough and rugged camera backpack. They are the types you will need to end up being used for adventure and urban exploration picture taking. They are areas where you will encounter tough terrain and unforgiving climate.
Moreover, you also have to look for a balance between sizes. Too large, and it’ll obstruct you and gradual you down. Too little, and you won’t have the ability to carry all of the necessary equipment. Have a look at our top picks for camera backpacks in program conditions.
NB: We are only looking at backpacks, as they are comfortable, and distribute the excess weight well, which is great for very long distances and treks. Belt systems are also out as they are a little too close to what Kenny Loggins would call the Danger Zone.
10 Best Camera Backpacks 2020 according to TechRadar
1. Tenba DNA 15 Backpack
$199.95 in stock
- Expandable, Water-Repellent Rolltop Design - Versatile rolltop opening protects contents from rain when rolled tightly, and allows expandability to hold extra cargo when needed
- Comfortable Airflow Harness - The Airflow harness comprises ventilating 3D airmesh and Tenba's Pivot-Fit
- Durability and Weather Resistance - Built with the finest materials and hardware, including water-repellent 600 denier Helix
- Removable Padded Insert for Mirrorless and DSLR Cameras - The DNA 15 Backpack is built to accommodate a mirrorless or DSLR camera with 4-6 lenses (up to 70-200mm 2.8). The camera insert is sized to fit either in the bottom of the bag, or in the upper rolltop compartment for convenient lens changing on location, and the insert can be removed entirely to covert the bag for everyday carry.
- Padded Laptop Sleeve - Interior sleeve fits a laptop up to 15 inches
2. Lowepro Freeline Camera Backpack 350 AW
1 used from $ 219.00
- Versatile: QuickShelf divider system opens into 3-tier shelf or folds flat
- Quality: High-grade nylon 66 exterior protects from water and abrasion
- Quick access: Side access panels offer quick access to gear
- Laptop compartment: Cradle fit laptop pocket protects up to 15-Inch laptop and activzone back panel gives targeted comfort and support
- 1 x lowepro free line backpack 350 aw heather grey
3. f-stop - Dalston (Nasturtium) - Urban Camera Backpack
- 21L Dalston features a roll top design and dual side zippers to access gear quickly.
- Padded back panel pocket fits up to 15" size device. Large side zipper pocket with internal organizer.
- Removable, internal padded brushed nylon storage compartment with five adjustable dividers.
- Durable 420D ripstop nylon with weather resistant TPU laminate to help protect gear.
- External Dimensions (in): 18.9 x 11.4 x 6.3 - Weight: 1.8 lbs
4. Peak Design Everyday Backpack 20L (Black Camera Bag)
$207.96 in stock
1 used from $ 180.00
- The expandable design offers 20L of storage to hold a full-frame DSLR camera body & 3-4 lenses.
- Protected laptop sleeve/pocket holds laptops up to 16" (See listing for exact measurements).
- 3 Flexfold Dividers protect cameras, drones, and lenses. Works as a professional camera backpack.
- Waterproof 400D nylon canvas shell. DWR impregnated and poly-coated. Premium weatherproof zippers.
- Exterior & sub-divided Interior pockets carry memory cards, batteries, pens, filters, and more.
5. Thule Aspect DSLR Backpack
1 used from $ 94.37
- Customizable padded storage to protect your DSLR camera and multiple lenses, flash or other equipment
- Protects up to a 15.6" laptop plus an iPad in back compartment , Laptop compartment dimensions - 10.2 x 10.2 x 11.4 inches. The backpack can protect drones up to 260 x 240 x 130 mm
- Store your personal gear in the spacious compartment with multiple pockets
- Carry comfortably with removable, padded hip belt, shoulder straps and air-mesh back panel
- Easily carry a tripod with convenient storage on side panel .Stabilize larger loads using the sternum strap.
6. Shimoda Explore 60 Backpack
- Multiple Access Points - The Shimoda Explore 60 backpack offers rear, side and top access options. Side opening is ideal for quick, under-the-arm access without completely removing the pack.
- Height-Adjustable Harness - The Explore 60 backpack harness is height adjustable, allowing the same backpack to fit short or tall - male or female - torsos, and ensuring a custom fit for every user.
- Core Unit Modular Camera Insert System - Perhaps the most forward thinking modular camera inserts on the market, Shimoda' s Core Units are simple, smart and multifunctional.
- Mobile Office and Snack Bar Pockets - Each shoulder strap features a fast access pocket for commonly accessed items.
- Lightweight Water-Resistant Materials - The outer shell of each pack is unique to Shimoda. It utilizes a Carbonate Ether PU formula of mixed, proprietary resins to create an extremely durable coating.
7. Manfrotto Manhattan Mover 30 Backpack for CSC
1 used from $ 78.09
- Manfrotto Manhattan Mover 30 Backpack - Rain Cover - Removable Internal Insert - Manfrotto 2 Year Warranty
- Protective camera and laptop backpack
- Holds premium CSC gear like Sony alpha 9 and up to 3/4 lenses
- Flexy camera shell protection for fully customized inside space
- Removable internal insert for extra safe gear storage
8. Lowepro Photo Active BP 300 AW Backpack
$99.99 in stock
- Photo Active BP 300 AW Backpack (Black/Dark Gray) - AW Cover - Lowerpro Lifetime Limited Warranty
- QuickShelf divider system opens into 3-tier shelf or folds flat
- Dual side access panels offer quick access to camera and gear
- CradleFit laptop pocket fits 15-inch laptop or 2L hydration
- ActivZone ergonomic, ventilated back panel
9. Peak Design Everyday Messenger Bag 13"
$175.96 in stock
- Everyday Messenger Bag Padding: camera divider inserts for a mirrorless/SLR camera kit.
- Padded Laptop Sleeve fits a 13" MacBook Pro laptop; 13" screen size.
- Weatherproof and DWR-coated shell protects laptops and camera equipment.
- Peak Messenger 13" Max Capacity/Volume: 6 L min to 14 L max.
- Peak Design Camera Bag Lifetime Warranty: Guaranteed.
10. Gitzo Adventury 30L DSLR Camera Backpack
$199.99 in stock
- Gitzo Adventury 30L Backpack - Internal Unit with Dividers - Rain Cover - Gitzo 2 Year Warranty (Extendable to 5 Year with Registration)
- Compatible Drones: DJI Mavic Pro, DJI Mavic Pro Platinum, DJI Spark
- Compatible CSC camera: CSC camera: Canon EOS M5, Fujifilm X-Pro2, Fujifilm X-T1, Fujifilm X-T1 IR, Fujifilm X-T10, Fujifilm X-T2, Fujifilm X-T20, Olympus OM-D E-M1 II, Olympus OM-D E-M10, Olympus OM-D E-M10 II, Olympus OM-D E-M10 III, Olympus OM-D E-M5 II, Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7, Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85, Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4, Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH5, Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8, Sony Alpha 7 II, Sony Alpha 7R II, Sony Alpha 7S, Sony Alpha 7S II, Sony Alpha 9, Sony A7R III
- Accommodates: 15" Laptop and Tablet
- Types of Gear: Drone, DSLR, Mirrorless, Professional DSLR