There’s no shortage of shoulder bags for photographers out there and many have laptop compartments, but you still seem to end up swapping bags between photo expeditions and the regular office commute, because regular photo bags don’t have room for your external drives, cables, power packs, sunglasses, mints, ballpoint pens, burritos, headache pills and whatever the heck else you accumulate in your daily life. So that’s the idea behind the Everyday Messenger – it really is designed to be your everyday bag. The main compartment has two clever semi-rigid origami-inspired ‘FlexFold’ dividers for stopping your camera bodies and lenses from clonking into each other. You can fold and orientate them in a few different ways to act as vertical dividers only or to provide a semi-rigid platform for stacking and separating items of kit, and either or both can be taken out to free up the entire main compartment for paperwork, product samples, dinner, a spare sweater or whatever else you need that day. Your laptop slides snugly into a separate zippered compartment at the back of the bag, but make sure you get the right size – the Everyday Messenger comes in both 13-inch and 15-inch versions. That rear compartment has a divider so that you can put in a tablet too, without the two scratching against each other. Having a separate compartment for your laptop makes it much more accessible in the confined space of a train or a bus and means you’re not showing a bunch of strangers your… [Read full story]
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