The best camera backpacks in 2024: carry all your cameras, lenses, and accessories

Before you read this buying guide it’s worth considering whether you need a camera backpack, a messenger bag, or a sling bag - which is a smaller version of a traditional camera shoulder bag, a shoulder bag tends to be less capacious than a backpack, so there’s less room for non-photographic peripherals. 

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George Cairns

George has been freelancing as a photo fixing and creative tutorial writer since 2002, working for award winning titles such as Digital Camera, PhotoPlus, N-Photo and Practical Photoshop. He's expert in communicating the ins and outs of Photoshop and Lightroom, as well as producing video production tutorials on Final Cut Pro and iMovie for magazines such as iCreate and Mac Format. He also produces regular and exclusive Photoshop CC tutorials for his YouTube channel.