The Lowepro Photo Active BP 200 is a purpose-built camera bag designed to protect your valuable camera gear from impact, abrasion, moisture and the general dangers of travelling. Available in a black/dark grey design, this lightweight bag weighs up at 1.22kg when empty. Measuring up at 26.5 x 16 x 44.5 cm it has a 16L capacity which includes a 22 x 11 x 27 cm camera compartment and 23.5 x 1.5 x 34 cm laptop compartment. This lets you carry a DSLR with a 70-200 and 24-70mm lens whilst the choice of three zip-up access points means you can quickly deploy your camera when needed. Constructed from a tough 210-Denier triple ripstop nylon and high-abrasion 500-denier polyester it can handle everything from the daily commute to hiking through the wilderness, although it is IP67 rated for nasty conditions the All Weather AW Cover provides extra protection from the elements, this patented cover fits snugly over the bag and can be folded away when not needed, it will protect your valuable gear from rain, snow, dust and sand.
The top compartment can be used to store your personal gear, giving you instant access to snacks, valuables or an extra layer when needed. The rear CradleFit compartment holds a 12" tablet or a 2L hydration system, there are two built-in side pockets which are handy for storing a water bottle or travel tripod. There are attachment points on the front of the backpack for trekking poles or a monopod, on the inside the laptop compartment features the suspended impact protection system, this means the laptop is suspended within the bag and is prevented from coming into contact with the floor or knocking into walls. The interior can be personalised to your gear profile thanks to the configurable QuickShelf divider system that opens into a 3-tier shelf or folds flat, the ventilated ActivZone back panel helps to keep you cool and dry whilst delivering targeted support at the shoulder blades, lumbar and waist for comfort. The Photo Active BP 200 is tough, comfortable and versatile, it will work hard at keeping your equipment safe and organised in a lightweightpack, leaving you free to concentrate on enjoying your travels. RRP £149.95
4 out of 5
QuickShelf divider system
Comfortable over a long period of time
Dual side access panels
ActivZone ergonomic, ventilated back panel
All Weather AW Cover