3 Better Alternatives to Camera Bags from Canon

How about considering these 3 better alternatives to camera bags from Canon? After all, is it that important for you to brag about being a Canon shooter?  

If you want the Canon logo on your camera bag, then you might be better of looking at the top two Canon Camera Bags.

If you don't mind looking at some affordable alternatives to Canon camera bags, read on my friend.

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Let's face it Canon shooters.  It's a jungle out there.  Canon makes dozens of camera bags. The total number of camera bag makers is really big and the number of models and bag types is staggering.

You have; shoulder bags, backpacks, sling bags, torso packs, harnesses, holsters, waist packs, pouches, and hard cases.  And I am sure I missed a few types too.

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How about we keep this camera bag buying advice simple?  Let's forget about the Canon brand for a second.  

Don't worry about who makes your potential camera bag.

Let's look at the camera bags that so many other people are buying, and then, narrow that down to only the ones that get a large majority of positive reviews.

How did I come up with the results of the search for 3 better alternatives to getting a Canon bag are below?

The Method I used to Find the Better Alternatives

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Getting the right bag for your situation is arguably a subjective decision, but I wanted to make this as objective as possible. 

  1. I went to the number one on-line retailer with the most consumer-based reviews
  2. I picked the top selling bags (most reviews) with the highest ratings

That's all.  It did take a lot of different searches, but I kept it simple. Theoretically, you get the best camera bags, at a popular price, purchased by the most happy buyers.

3 Better Alternatives to Camera Bags From Canon

Case Logic and Amazon Basics were the clear winners as the companies that sell the most popular alternatives to Canon camera bags.  Here are the top three bags:

Case Logic DCB Compact

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This is a small bag, appropriate for a compact Canon camera or small camcorder and a few small accessories.  I included it as one of the three better alternatives because it had the most reviews of all camera bags and 86% of all reviewers gave this bag a 4 or 5-star rating.

This is clearly the best small bag alternative to a Canon camera case.

Case Logic DCB-304 Compact Reviews on Amazon

Amazon Basics Backpack for DSLR

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By far, this is the top alternative for Canon shooters who have a DLSR or two, as well as a few lenses and accessories.  The backpack style has become quite popular and the 3,115 reviews show this. A healthy 89% of reviewers rated this a 4 or 5-star camera bag.

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Amazon Basics Large DSLR Gadget Bag

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Although not nearly as many reviews as the top two, this bag had the highest rated reviews in the group. A full 92% of reviewers ranked this as a 4 or 5-star camera bag and its 1043 reviews, averaging 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Amazon Basics Large DSLR Gadget Bag Reviews on Amazon

As a side note, the two Canon bags shown below happen to be the two most popular bags from Canon.  Interesting that one is the backpack style and one is the shoulder style.  Both are very reasonably priced.

The Two Top Canon Bags

Canon Photo Backpack 200 EG

2245 Reviewers 89% 4 or 5-Star Rating

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Canon 2400 SLR Gadget Bag

1332 Reviewers  94% 4 or 5-Star Rating

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There also higher end manufacturers of camera bags like Tenba and Tamrac.

This concludes my thoughts on better alternatives to camera bags from Canon.

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Top Canon Bags According to Consumers

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