Lowepro Adventura TLZ 30 III mini review

Life doesn’t have to be complicated. Sometimes you just need to carry a camera and a standard zoom, and that’s it.

5 Star Rating
Lowepro Adventura TLZ 30 III
(Image: © Rod Lawton)

Digital Camera World Verdict

The Lowepro Adventura TLZ 30 III is a no-nonsense pouch or holster for a mid-size DSLR or mirrorless camera with a pretty chunky standard zoom on the front. It has an internal pocket for cables or batteries, a flap in the inner lid for memory cards and an elasticated pouch on the outside. It’s perfect for a fuss-free day out.


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    Fits a mid-size camera and chunky zoom

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    Good protection

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    Fuss free design


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    Could have stowed another lens

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at fotovolo.com but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at lifeafterphotoshop.com