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Old 12-06-15, 05:46 PM
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Question for photo buffs...

So, we have some good photography buffs here. When cycling, what do carry your camera / equipment in?
I'm thinking small messenger bag. I own a Canon SD 1000, which fits nicely in my jersey
pocket, but next hear, I would like to "make the jump" to a Digital SLR. Needless to say,
I would want the camera body and Lenses protected.

All ideas are welcome. Thank you, and may the force be with you!
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I just put the camera in its normal padded storage pouch and put that in the panniers. If I am doing a lot of photography, I put a dedicated top bag on the top of the front rack for the camera.
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If I'm doing some touring and not focused on speed I'll carry a dslr in a Camelback backpack with the body and lens attached in a canon hip bag (so it's a bag in a bag), if I have an extra lens I slip it in a thick sock under the camera at bottom of backpack. For all other riding I use a canon s110 in a shirt pocket.
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While touring I carry my photographic stuff in a Carradice camper longflap saddlebag Carradice Camper longflap saddlebag
Additionally I use some Domke Protective Wraps Domke 19x19" Color Coded Protective Wrap (Red) 722-19R B&H.
In case of rain there are some dry sacks in my bag.
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Old 12-07-15, 08:03 AM
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I have a superzoom camera which isn't as big as a dSLR but not small enough for a pocket (had, lost it in a kayak mishap this fall.) I ride a hybrid so I was able to put the wide strap over my head and shoulder wearing it like one would a messenger bag. The camera would lay on the side of my back I wouldn't feel it. It was fine there but every now and then as it would work it's way down to the side, my leg would start bouncing it and I'd have to shift it around to my back again.

I plan to get a front handlebar bag of some sort to carry my camera. I'm playing with the notion of a dSLR as I need that for my photography, but I am mostly doing photography stuff these days while on the bike or in the kayak and a dSLR isn't ideal to handle in these situations. I'll probably go for the Panasonic FZ300 rather than a dSLR because of the bike and kayak.
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35mm gear , I have a Lowe Fanny Pack bodies and lenses get pockets of their own
the whole thing got stowed in a small Ortlieb Rack pack to keep it Dry ..

then secured on my front Mini rack over my front wheel
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I carry my Fuji X-e1 in my Berthoud handlebar bag. Though my camera is relatively small, a DSLR would also fit pretty easily, unless you wanted to bring along a ton of lenses, too.
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