I swear by backpacks but my colleague is all about the messenger bag– who's right?

Backpack vs messenger bag
(Image credit: Digital Camera World/Ona)

Choosing the right camera bag comes down to personal preference. With so many styles to pick from including messenger bags, slings, pouches and rucksacks, what you go for is really dependent on how many kits you need to carry and what style of photography you do. While there is no right or wrong answer, I personally don’t understand how anyone can get by with anything but a rucksack but my colleague Rod would disagree.

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.

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