As you may well know, I’ve already written a post called 10 Seriously Cool Camera Bags, and although it went down a treat, I caught a little flak from people saying that it was too focused towards men. They were right, it was. I was blind to the style benefits of camera bags for women, but now I can see.
I’m here to make up for it! After much deliberation (and a fair amount of input from some female friends), I’ve managed to compile a list of camera bags for women, from eight different designers. These bags are both practical, and stylish.
NOTE: A lot of these bags come in a variety of colours, so make sure you’ve chosen the colour that’s right for you.
The Kelly Moore KMB-Orange Libby bag is a well organized bag which can also be used by photography enthusiast too. The Libby bag is the first women’s bag that is designed to carry your laptop and your gear. The bag is versatile enough to meet all your needs. There is no need to carry 3 bags when you’re travelling anymore. Watch a video on the bag here.
constructed with water-resistant, high-quality synthetic leather
braided shoulder strap drop length: 13.5″
detachable, padded cross-body strap: 51″ max length
two front zipper pockets: 3.75″L x 6″H
back zipper pocket: 10.25″L x 8.75″H
ultra-soft white lining
crafted with extra padding for maximum equipment protection
three Velcro panels can be adjusted to any position for maximum customization (1 long, 2 short)
one zipper pocket: 6″L x 4.5″H
Perfect for long walks through Paris or a full day of photo shoots, every girl needs a Lyric in their camera bag collection. This must-have accessory accommodates your camera body + attached lens, 1 long lens (including 70-200mm), 1-2 smaller lenses, wallet, cell phone, lip gloss, memory cards and keys. Back pocket designed to hold your iPad!
Adjustable shoulder strap, drop length of 14″ to 18″
Removable padded shoulder pad
Fully customizable interior with 3 removable dividers
Personal items compartment with room for an iPad
Dimensions: 14.5″L X 13″W X 5″D
The Venice is a naturally milled full-grain leather SLR camera bag designed to hold a pro-camera body, up to 3 lenses, and small personal items. A slim interior compartment provides plenty of room for your iPad, wallet, sunshades, and other small personal items; two large front pockets and a slim back pocket are perfect for lens caps, film, and batteries. With its elegant, modern silhouette, you can even wear the Venice as a traditional shoulder bag on those rare occasions when you’re not toting your gear.
Sure, a bag will hold your stuff, but why stop there? How about a bag that helps you be mistaken for the world’s most interesting time traveler? What you need is the Chromonaut Camera Bag, a roomy, high-quality handmade camera bag with a sharp vintage look.
With plenty of pockets and an adjustable insert, the Chromonaut Camera Bag packs lots of gear while keeping a lean profile. Handmade in Japan from water-repellent canvas, the bag’s stress points are triple-stitched to resist tearing and time warp turbulence. Plus, it’s got style for miles: its snappy vintage color scheme makes it perfect for a fashionable day out in any era.
Pack the stuff you need: we fit our Canon 5D, a lens, and a flash without even using the pockets. The Chromonaut’s always ready to go with you on an afternoon shoot, but it’s cool if cameras aren’t involved, either. Remove the insert and you’ve got a roomy day bag for a trip to the beach, the park or the Age of Aquarius.
Exterior materials: soft, top quality faux leather in black with herringbone fabric covering the flap and accenting the two front pockets
Interior fabric: dark blue silky cotton
Protective foam sewn into the lining of all four sides and bottom of the bag,
Removable cross body strap with removable shoulder pad
Three adjustable interior pads
The main compartment closes with a zipper
Hardware: antique brushed gold metal
Exterior: two front pockets, one large back pocket with zippered closure.
Interior:zippered iPad pocket on one side of the bag and another shorter zippered pocket for your phone and keys on the other side; three removable pads that attach to the sides and bottom of the bag by means of Velcro, allowing you to fashion your own compartments to accommodate your specific equipment
Size: 14” X 10.5” X 4.75”
This classic satchel, Georgia, will keep your camera equipment safe, is comfortable to carry, and has plenty of extra pockets for everyday items.
3 padded, removable, adjustable velcro dividers which total 4 sections inside.
Exterior walls & bottom of the bag are padded
Can carry a camera body; flash; 2-4 lenses; cords; phone; keys; wallet; batteries;
Designed to carry lenses up to 8″ lens in length.
Adjustable strap [Up to 56″]
Water Resistant Man Made Material
Stands on its own
Weight 2.5 lbs
Shoulder Pad Included
“As a photographer and a woman, I was always left wanting when it came to my options for a stylish, functional bag that I could use to carry my equipment while I shot. Over Three years ago, I started sketching and dreaming about having a handbag/lens bag line of my own. I sat down and made a wish list of everything that I would want in a great bag, and now I am so excited to share all these features with you!” – Kelly Moore
Exterior material: lambskin pattern, water-resistant, top quality faux leather in teal
Interior fabric: cotton in black and white houndstooth
1/2″ foam sewn into the lining of all four sides and the bottom of the bag
Four adjustable pads made from 1/2″ foam (two with soft velcro panels for horizontal placement)
Removable and adjustable cross-body strap
Durable and smooth-gliding metal zipper
Optional-use magnetic closures on top for times when your bag is less full, or in place of using the zipper when quick access is necessary
8″ drop from shoulder
Exterior: pleated sides; large zippered back pocket; rosette and pleated front panel
Interior pockets: two open pockets; one zippered pocket
Metal color: brushed silver
Four metal feet
Size: 16 3/4″ x 11″ x 6″
This lovely vintage-inspired handbag features a rosette, pleated sides and front panel, and zippered pockets for your odds and ends. The vintage detail includes a durable and easy-to-pull metal zipper. Rose is the perfect day bag for carrying your camera and an extra lens with your purse items while out and about.
Here’s the whole lot of them together. If you like these bags, please pin the image below, so other people can enjoy them too.
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