/ Canon G11 case reccommendations
I've got a Lowepro supercompact case - forget the actual model name but it's for the larger compacts such as the G11. Done me fine.
I've had the smaller version for ages and am very happy with it: no sign of wearing out, and far more waterproof than my partner's Lowepro compact case.
My G10 goes in a Lowepro Apex 60. Room for spare battery and memory card, plus there is a rain cover that tucks away
Cheapo faux leather one off eBay has done me splendidly. Has a pocket on the side that takes a spare battery and SD card.
My G9 lives in a little Crumpler case so sturdy I wouldn't worry too much if it fell off a crag. Not so slimline, mind...
I've got an old CCS bag that works OK, but is tight and too small if I use the Canon strap.
I'm looking for a replacement bag that's slightly bigger but why, oh why isn't it possible - so far as my searches have led me - to buy a bag that has a velcro closure that can be operated with one hand?
I'd love to know if you find one!
My Crumpler case - a Pretty Boy XXS iirc - has a velcro closure that can be operated with one hand. As I said above, it's not slimline though.
Is it quite well padded?
Have a look at the eBay case I mentioned further up - It's got a zip closure that's easy to open and close with one hand. =o)
Thanks all. The Crumpler Pretty Boy is a helpful steer (thanks, Clare) - I was sure I'd seen a velcro closure model in the past on their website but when I looked today, I couldn't see it. Time to buy!
This site says they don't have any in stock but it does have some reasonably detailed pictures of the case - and that shoulder strap is removable, leaving a loop where you can attach a bit of string that you also attach to your camera (if you want to do that sort of thing). The back velcro closure (for a belt loop) is really strong so I've used mine with a karabiner slid under that, quite securely.
Oh and there's also a plastic buckle closure but you don't need to use that, the velcro is more than adequate!
I've been using one of those for a few years now.
It's quite a snug fit but it does the job.
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