In your bag #190 – Steve Richmond


by Bellamy /

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In your bag number 190, Steve Richmond
Could this be the best bag-shot to date? It certainly is the most minimal that has ever been on JCH. A bloody Tesco’s bag! Fantastic!

Hello, I’m Steve Richmond, and I’m originally from Northern Ireland, but now live in London. I’ve been taking photographs since school. When I was 16, I was treasurer of my local photographic club.

Here’s a photograph of my bag. It’s a TESCO bag; quite popular in the UK. I find it to be quite sturdy and good at holding a range of objects in all weather conditions.

Also featured in the photograph is my camera, a Leica MP, with the popular Summicron 35mm lens. My keys include a RSA SecurID key, which I use for logging into work remotely. I also have a Barclays Cycle Hire key, which I’ve never used.


Brilliant Steve, I love it. Steve was featured last week on the site. You can see it here.
Check out the links and make sure that you comment, this one needs some comments.

Keep them coming folks, we need more submissions, so get your bag on Send me a hi resolution image of the bag (please make sure it is horizontal) and its contents, with some details about yourself and what you shoot. Oh and don’t forget your contact details (twitter, flickr, tumbler et al). Send the bag shots here.


10 comments on “In your bag #190 – Steve Richmond”

    Olivier Sylvestre June 26, 2012 at 10:41 am / Reply

    “good at holding a range of objects in all weather conditions”
    Made me laugh! Amazing photographer, love your work.
    I think too it is the best bag shot I’ve seen on your site Bellamy.

    andisudjana June 26, 2012 at 10:54 am / Reply


    Jono June 26, 2012 at 10:57 am / Reply

    I think thats kinda what my ‘In your bag’ would look like!

    John Berner June 26, 2012 at 10:59 am / Reply

    Best bag ever!

    James Lee June 26, 2012 at 12:57 pm / Reply

    I would suggest using two tesco bags for added durability as I already a hole on your bag…

    Funniest post I have seen for a while.

    Martin June 26, 2012 at 3:29 pm / Reply

    Nice bag, is it available in different sizes for 15,6″ or 17″ Notebooks or maybe the small Macbook Air? ;)
    Martin ( )

    Greg Williamson June 26, 2012 at 4:10 pm / Reply

    Certainly inconspicuous.

    Terence June 26, 2012 at 6:40 pm / Reply

    If thats your camera bag, then what do you use for your shopping??? lol
    BTW amazing images Steve.

      Andrew June 29, 2012 at 3:10 pm /

      haha he probably uses a billingham for shopping

    Steve Richmond July 1, 2012 at 11:22 pm / Reply

    Thanks guys – usually when I go shopping I take a vintage Harrods bag.

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