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Kata 3n1 Camera Bag

41ghe7qmtil_sl500_aa280_Kata 3n1 Sling Camera Bag–award winning sling pack perfect for the adventuring photographer

If you are looking for a great camera bag that will carry you SLR comfortably and with ease, than getting a Kata 3n1 is probably a safe bet (meaning Three in One, get it?). This pack has not only won awards from several different photography publications, but pretty much every review of this bag you find out there is nothing short of glowing. Improving on previous designs of their photo packs, the new Kata 3n1 seems to appease almost everyone with their great, easy-to-use features.

The Kata 3N1 Sling-Backpack, part of Kata’s DPS (Digital Photo Series), features a unique TST RIB structural protection for a digital SLR with battery pack & mid-range zoom lens attached as well as 3-4 lenses, flash, and other personal gear.

The unique new 3N1 design makes this the first bag that can be used as a sling bag for either right- or left- handed or as a full-function backpack. While some complain that a messenger style sling pack isn’t always right, though neither is a backpack style that can make for difficult access, the 3n! Kata can do both. The 3N1 is available in three sizes–depending on how much gear you plan on regularly toting around with you.

The Kata 3 n1 also includes a rain cover that fits in its own pouch when not in use and expands over the entire bag when needed. In addition, it has a ton of great protective features that ensure your gear stays safe even when in the field. The bag also meets carry-on standards so you can take it on the plane with you, loaded with your gear and even a sandwich (since airlines certainly don’t feed you anymore).

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The Quick & Dirty:
Where you can find one:
Kata KT D-3N1-20 Sling/Backpack (Black)

Why it Rocks:

    • Bags provide ultimate freedom designed with three carrying options: right-handed sling, left-handed sling and backpack.
    • Quick access to a camera has never been faster with a sling that offers a quick release and one-handed bag opening for camera access.
    • Left-handed photographers can celebrate as they discover the first photo bag that can be configured as a left-handed sling.
    • Convert the 3N1 into an ergonomic and comfortable backpack.
    • Offers a unique combination of protection, lightweight and stylish design.

Seat-of-the-pants rating: 9 out of 10

This bag is so well loved and so versatile, you’ll have a hard time finding much wrong with the Kata 3n1 camera bag. The great part of this pack is that you can wear it as a backpack when traveling or hiking and then quickly swing it around and use it as a shoulder sling pack when you need to have quicker access to fast draw your camera. The bag is designed to protect your gear from any unwanted shocks and will also meet carry-on regulations so you can slip it in the overhead bin or below your seat on the flight. Durable, protective, comfortable and easy to use, this is a smartly designed pack made for professional photographers and serious hobbyists with all their varied needs in mind.

Looking to buy? Here’s where you can get one:
Kata KT D-3N1-20 Sling/Backpack (Black)