In your bag No: 308 – Jan Nullas

In your bag 308, Jan Nullas
We have a bag for you today from the Philippines. And another knifey bag. What is it with you guys and knives? Are you all in mortal danger or do you all have a fondness for hard rind citrus fruits? Anyway, lets have a look at the bag…

Hello guys! Brief introduction first. I’m Jan Nullas from the Philippines, 19 years old, a college student taking up a degree in Advertising Arts from the University of Santo Tomas (UST), a history geek and a lover of all things related to photography. :D

So what’s in my bag? Well, for starters, my bag is a cheapo shoulder bag I bought from a local bookstore. A small monster, this baby can withstand the not-so-seasonal rain in my country and still keeps its contents from getting wet. I covered the logo of the bag with a flag/patch to make it more… nationalistic in a way.

As for it’s contents, here’s a list of what’s inside:


-My Canon Canonet I named Zoya. I got this from a store somewhere and it still works like a charm.

-My Nikon D3100 (Svetlana). Not pictured here since I used it to take the picture of my whole setup. ;)

Usual Stuff:

-A Canson 9×12 Sketchpad that I use for academic purposes.

-Notebooks (the red and yellow ones) for note taking and drawing random stuff.

-My DIY shoulder strap for my Nikon D3100.

-SD Cards and Film Canisters

-A Nikon 50mm f/1.8 Prime Lens (for street shooting)

-A calculator (for more academic stuff that’s related to MATH… urgh)

-Pens for note taking/drawing.

-Body and lens caps for my Nikon D3100 (again)

-A knife.

-My ID’s.

Other Oddities:

-Duct Tape

-My Netbook + Chargers (not pictured here)

-A sleeve for my netbook (in black)

I primarily shoot street photography ever since our class did it as an assignment back then. And after a little bit of researching and shooting, I fell in love with it. Aside from that, I also do a little bit of photojournalism, mostly of rallies and demonstrations that happen every other time here. I’ve been doing all of that for at least one and a half year, I guess.

For more photos and other lulzy stuff, check out my:

Facebook – facebook.com/melancholie0
Facebook Page – facebook.com/the50mmguy
Wordpress – that50mmguy.wordpress.com
Flickr - flickr.com/photos/prisonerb6447/

Thanks for your time guys! :)

Thanks for sharing your bag with us Jan. Nice to see a classic Canonet still chugging along. They are great cameras and they have stunning lenses for something so cheap.
Check out Jan’s links and make sure you come and comment.

Keep them coming folks, we need more submissions, so get your bag on Japancamerahunter.com. 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.


4 thoughts on “In your bag No: 308 – Jan Nullas”

  1. We Filipino street photographers slit the throats of our subjects right after we release the shutter.

    Jokes aside, I think I need to buy me some balisong.

  2. My grandfather always says that there are four things that you should always have with you: a small bag, a knife, a string and toilet paper :)

    1. The ones in Quiapo are ok. To be sure though, ask for a complete CLA before purchasing.

      You can also search listings in Sulit.com.ph and Multiply.com.

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