In your bag 1149, James Low
James has a an interesting bag, and an even more interesting strap, that wouldn’t look out of place in 50 Shades of Grey. Check it out.
Thanks for maintaining such a lovely site for all camera lovers and photographers. My name is James. I live in Singapore, a tiny overcrowded island country which houses more than 5 million people. I shoot for my own leisure as well as commercial photography assignments at times when I have time during weekends. I work in the finance industry in the day and photography is my way of unwinding from the number crunching madness that takes place in the world of never-ending greed.
I used to be a 100% digital guy in the past. I only started experimenting with analog photography in the last one year when I really felt too tired of spending hours in front of my computer at home playing with Photoshop after spending the entire day in office. Nowadays I shoot both analog for my personal shots and digital for my paid assignments. I wasted a lot of frames initially and boy, I really felt the pinch in my pockets
So this is a brief introduction of my bagshot:
Billingham Hadley Pro
This is hell of a hipster bag which is able to carry both my digital and analog toys
I am able to squeeze two bodies and a couple of primes (I use the 35mm and 85mm most of the time), some rolls of 35mm goodness, and memory cards into this bag.
I swear by Kodak films and I hope they continue to produce them in future, though at my point of writing, Kodak had already ceased production of the BW400 CN film…
These 2 bodies are somehow related to one another in terms of their appearance. The Df was somehow built to resemble the FE2 as much as possible. Anyway, I think these two bodies are really the best of both eras.
Since I am a bokeh fan, I prefer to shoot with primes unless I have to use a zoom for my assignments. Those in the picture are AiS 105 f/1.8; 35 f/2 and the AFS 85 f/1.4G. I would love see the 58 f/1.4G in my bag someday, by for now, these are sufficient for me.
A cool-looking camera sling which allows me to hold 2 bodies at the same time. Although they are just two individual belts riveted together to make a camera sling, it is absolutely amazing to use!
Some of my non-commercial shots (NSFW):
Thanks for sharing your bag with us, James. I wouldn’t really call a Billingham a hipster bag though, a bit too expensive for that.
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