The main issue behind choosing the right camera carrier is always related to the level of protection and accessibility of your camera. A lot of bags offer more than enough storage space for your camera and other equipment along with easy access. But still, there are always inconveniences regarding the proper way to protect your gear from the elements. The Agua Camera Bag and Carrier aims to completely solve this issue with its innovative design and quick-draw feature. The Agua is a relatively small camera bag which has an IPX3 safety standard and is labeled as storm-proof. This means that even in the most extreme of weather conditions, your expensive camera can stay dry and safe from harm.
It would be too much to say that it is entirely waterproof so you should refrain from submerging it in water, it’s design offers an incredibly high level of protection but it it’s not absolute. Nevertheless, professional photographers know best that rummaging through your bag to get your camera during bad weather is very risky and that this level of safety standard is very commendable. Another very important feature, which sets the Agua apart from the rest, is its quick–draw capability.
After easily unzipping the bag, you can take it out in a matter of seconds without even having to worry about your camera being secure. The strap of the Agua isn’t hooked to the bag itself, but to the camera. That’s right, the strap which keeps the Agua and your camera comfortably close to you is also the strap which keeps it secure while taking your shot. It was designed in a way which makes it’s length easily adjustable so that the Agua doesn’t hang to low and reduce the accessibility to your camera. There is also the option of attaching the strap directly to the bag and securing your camera with a strap found inside the bag. This option will in no way impede its quick-draw feature.
The Agua is available in three different sizes; the Agua 25 (supports cameras which measure 5.9 x 3.9 x 5.3 inches), the Agua 35 (supports cameras which measure 6.7 x 4.3 x 6.7 inches) and the Agua 45 (supports large DSLRs measuring up to 7.1 x 5.1 x 7.5 inches). This camera carrier is currently available for pre-order on Kickstarter and its target consumers have recognized its potential which is precisely why the project got funded way beyond its initial goal in a very short amount of time. The campaign is still open and if you want an Agua carrier to help you line up a perfect camera shot, no matter the weather, we recommend that you go for it.
Check out the promotional video of the Agua.
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