My family and I recently took a trip to the East Coast and visited New York City for several days before taking the Amtrak down the Eastern Seaboard all the way to Florida where we made a stop at the East Coast’s version of the Happiest Place on Earth (sorry DisneyWorld, I’ll always love Disneyland more). I knew I was going to want to take my camera with me on our trip and I wanted a bag that would allow me to easily carry both my camera, a lens or two, a flash and my personal items like a wallet, cell phone, lip gloss, etc. I’ve owned several bags from different companies and always find myself going back to Kelly Moore bags because of their quality and style factor. What was most important to me in finding a bag for our trip was finding something that wasn’t too heavy, that didn’t scream camera bag and that I could also slip my Macbook Air into for the plane flights and the train ride.
After perusing the Kelly Moore website I decided to give one of their newer bag designs, The Songbird a try… and once it arrived I fell in love. It looks far more like a purse than a camera bag. It’s not too large (I’m barely 5’1″, so bags that are too big make me look like I’m hauling around luggage intended for a week long Caribbean cruise); and most importantly it fit everything I needed it to fit and more. In truth, it was pretty heavy when it was fully loaded… but I was amazed at everything I could fit inside.
My two favorite features of The Songbird bag are the top zippered pouch… a perfect place for keeping the cords to charge my iPhone, iPad and earbuds and maybe my favorite feature of all… the removable padded insert. When I wanted to use the bag just as a purse it was easy to lift out the insert holding my camera, lens and flash leaving a ton of available space on the inside of the bag.
I carried my Songbird all over Manhattan and DisneyWorld and it was a fantastic way to transport and protect my camera and keep it at my fingertips the entire time.
To show you just how much The Songbird is capable of holding, I loaded it up with the following:
Want to know the really awesome part? There was still room left over! During our trip I also fit my iPad inside next to the Macbook Air, and instead of the two lenses packed a Nikon 24-70mm 2.8 lens.
All in all, for the price of $199 I give Kelly Moore’s Songbird bag two thumbs up. Since our trip it’s become my go-to shoulder bag for my camera.
Here’s the link to the Songbird on Kelly Moore’s website… and check out a video of it below!
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