In your bag No: 605 – Alan Cook

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In your bag No: 605, Alan Cook
Another day another Paul (Actually it is Alan, and I am an idiot). This time Alan comes from the USA and brings us two bags instead of one. What value! Two for one. And one of them has a camera that everyone seems to want at the moment.

Hi there!

I’m a designer living in Portland, OR and here are two of my bags. These are just two typical setups that I use a lot (I hope its ok to have more than one!)

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Bag 1:

Ona Brixton in Smoke

Hankerchief

Sunglasses

B+W Series VIII ND Filter

Macbook Air 11″

Macbook Air Charger

Leica M Typ 240 with Silver MS Optical 50mm Sonnetar 1.1, Gordy Strap

EVF in a case

Leica 90mm Summicron

Leica 35mm Summilux ASPH

Leica 21mm Summilux ASPH

Pencil Sharpener

Adorama Slinger Wallet with extra batteries, cards, filters, microfiber, etc.

Sketchbook

Pencil Case

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Bag 2:

Billingham Hadley Digital (Black with Tan Trim)

Sunglasses

Hankerchief

EVF case

Motorola Droid RAZR HD MAXX

Adorama Slinger Wallet with extra batteries, cards, filters, step up ring, etc.

Olympus E-PL5 with VF-2, Olympus 17mm 1.8, and Gordy Strap

Olympus 12mm f/2

OIympus 45mm f/1.8

For those who want to know, I use the Billingham to carry the Leica and two extra lenses all the time as well. It just depends on what I need that day!

You can check out my actual photography at http://www.flickr.com/photos/cookedart

Thanks much! Enjoying the series a lot, hope you continue with it!
Best,
Alan Cook

Thanks for sharing your bags with us Alan. Very simple setups you have there. I think that is the first Leica M we have had on the site too.
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8 Responses to In your bag No: 605 – Alan Cook

Adil August 16, 2013 at 11:17 am

Bag one is pretty much my dream set up. How do you like the brixton? I was considering investing in the leather version of it. It costs more but it seems to also last more …

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Alan Cook August 16, 2013 at 1:57 pm

Bellamy, my name is Alan! Not sure where you got Paul from…

Adil – The Brixton is good, I do have some complaints though. The strap is made of smooth seatbelt like material that slips too much… the shoulder pad slides around too easily. I would love for there to be flaps over the front pockets, for peace of mind. And I would love a model smaller than the brixton but bigger than the bowery. I actually love the waxed canvas finish.

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Jason August 17, 2013 at 8:18 pm

I think this is the first bag with the M240. Congrats. I am sending my congratulations because I know the wait list is long.

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Alan Cook August 19, 2013 at 1:40 pm

It also has the Large Olympus Pen Grip (white) – the tan of the grip sort of matches the leatherette and gives a much better handling to the camera.

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