Since moving to California, Andrew and I have really grown and expanded our love for both photography and the great outdoors. We have access to so many amazing hiking trails near us in Monterey and Big Sur and also love to hike in Lake Tahoe and Yosemite whenever we get the chance. In the warmer months, we find ourselves outside every weekend, exploring a new trail or hiking our favorites. We always bring our camera along as we try to get new pictures and challenge ourselves with learning and developing a new skill. Awhile ago we learned of this pack from Lowepro that was specifically designed for hiking with a built-in camera compartment, making it easier to bring your camera along on outdoor excursions.
We used to pack our day pack with our camera in its camera bag and throw in extra layers and snacks. The camera usually ended up at the bottom of the bag and was such a hassle to try to get out among everything else we would carry with us. This pack has the built-in camera compartment on the side which makes it really easy to access the camera during your hike without having to set the bag down and unzip the whole thing. Now, thanks to this pack, we can keep our camera separate from the rest of our things and know that our camera is safely kept with extra padding and support until we’re ready to use it. In addition to the camera compartment, the pack still has plenty of room for snacks and layers and a place to put your water bottle. We take it everywhere and it is so handy!
I couldn’t recommend this pack more and it would make a great gift for the photographer/adventurer in your family. Get yours here or see what other options Lowepro has to offer.