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On test here is the Pure version of the Dorr Slim Pack Backpack, it is also available in Chocolate, Fire and Dark Knight (nothing to do with Batman) from Harrison Cameras, priced at £39.95.
- Slim style
- Removable padded case for small laptops (up to 12 inch) or iPads
- Rubberised internal mesh
- Rear opening flap
- Padded shoulder straps
- Waist strap
- Contoured padded back
- Handy carry handle
- Tripod strap
- Outside zipped pocket
- Front belt loop
- Rain cover
On the inside of the opening flap is velcro strap which holds in place the separate removable padded case, which is ideal for an iPad, notebook, paperwork, magazines etc. In total there is one internal section, with a external pouch and zipped pocket.
On the outside of the bag is a pouch, zipped pocket and two handles, the traditional one on the top and one on the front. There is also a strap and a small pocket (kept in it's own zipped pocket) for your tripod to be held securely on the side of the bag. On the bottom of the bag is another zipped pocket which holds the integrated raincover.
All the zips on the bag are chunky and easy to get hold over. The straps are well padded making it comfy and the bag can be further secured to your body with waist and chest straps.
14-54mm f/2.8-3.5 lens attached and three other lenses (8mm f/3.5 fisheye, 9-18mm f/4.0-5.6 and 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0). It is a bit of squeeze to fit all these in, so if you have any bigger lenses you are definitely going to need to remove some of the internal sections. If you are the owner of a mirrorless camera, such as Panasonic or Olympus with a variety of lenses, this bag will comfortably hold the camera with a lens attached and another six lenses. Either side of the section where your camera sits are two smaller pockets best suited to hold your lens caps. One problem is that once you have your camera and a few lenses in there isn't much room for other items that you'd carry on a days shooting, such as sandwiches or a flask.
Value for moneyThe Dorr Slim Pack Backpack is available for £39.95. This is a very low price for a camera bag of this type. Have a look at our complete guide to camera bags for more ideas of what's available.
|The Dorr Slim Pack is absolutely packed with features, keenly priced and is ideal for a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera user.|
Dorr Slim Pack Pure Backpack ProsIdeal for a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera user
Extremely good value for money
Integrated waterproof cover
Separate removable padded case
Opens from the rear
Handle on top
Well thought out design
Dorr Slim Pack Pure Backpack ConsDifficult to fit in a DSLR and three lenses
Not enough room for a bigger laptop
No room for non-photographic items such as sandwiches / flask
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To purchase the Dorr Slim Pack Backpack please visit the Harrison Cameras website.
Dorr Slim Pack Pure Backpack Specifications