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Lowepro Event Messenger 250 Shoulder Bag (Black)

You Pay: $39.99
Product Highlights
  • Fits DSLR with Attached Lens
  • 3-4 Extra Lenses or Flash and 3 Lenses
  • Padded Laptop Compartment
  • Dual-Mode Flap Design for Quiet Access
  • Front Zippered Accessory Pocket
  • Adjustable Shoulder Strap

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LoweproEvent Messenger 250 (Black/Red)
 
4.9

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (9)
  • Good protection (7)
  • Lightweight (7)
  • Compact (6)
  • Comfortable strap (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Travel (7)
    • Daily transport (6)
    • Storage (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Photo enthusiast (4), Pro photographer (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (9)

    Reviewed by 11 customers

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    4.0

    LowePro Messenger

    By C Boyer

    from Chicago, IL

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy to Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Landscape/Scenery
      • Sports/Action
      • Weddings/Events

      Comments about Lowepro Event Messenger 250 (Black/Red):

      I really like this bag, easy to close, love the protection, pockets for storage.

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      5.0

      Perfect Size for Video outfit or DSLR ki

      By Bob

      from Upstate NY

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Lightweight
      • Well built quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Sports/Action
        • Travel
        • Video
        • Weddings/Events

        Comments about Lowepro Event Messenger 250 (Black/Red):

        I use this bag to carry my Canon Vixia HF-G20 along with these other items: a lavalier microphone (with long wire); a Zoom H2n Recorder along with all the items that came with its optional accessory kit; a Pearstone shoe adapter; a shotgun microphone; and all the cables, batteries, and a Watson battery charger for the camera.

        My 13" Apple MacBook Pro (retina) fits perfectly in the padded slot just behind the rest of the gear.

        If I wanted to, I could remove the items I now carry and instead carry my Canon 50D slr with 2 or 3 lenses and a flash. The 13" MacBook Pro would still fit in with the slr outfit.

        I have had a lot of different bags, but this one comes as close to perfection as any other bag I've seen for carrying either a DSLR or high end video outfit. It holds just enough gear without carrying too much to weigh you down.

        If I were a journalist, this is the bag I would use to carry an SLR, an audio recorder like the Zoom H2n and a 13" MacBook Pro inside the bag, as well as a paper pad in the slot on the outside rear of the bag.

        There is also a thin front pocket that is ideal for pens, pencils, memory cards, batteries, tissues and that sort of stuff.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Well designed and well made

        By Winston Smith 6076

        from Third Stone From the Sun

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable Strap
        • Configurable Space
        • Convenient Design
        • Good Protection

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Easy For A Day Shoot
          • Storage

          Comments about Lowepro Event Messenger 250 (Black/Red):

          I have a Pentax Kx with smaller zooms. This bag is made for lens 3+" in diameter and a dull sized 16 MP camera. The bag is a bit bigger than I need, but I will definitely use the space. The slot for the tablet is an excellent idea.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Event Messenger

          By Iamdondada

          from Global citizen.

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable Strap
          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Transport
            • Storage
            • Travel

            Comments about Lowepro Event Messenger 250 (Black/Red):

            Smile all the way!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Finally!

            By JDP

            from Evansville, IN

            Comments about Lowepro Event Messenger 250 (Black/Red):

            Been looking for a long time to find a cheap but reliable bag to carry all of my gear. It's a great bag would recommend it to any one trying to carry a laptop and a dslr.

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            5.0

            Great Messenger

            By R.A.Taylor

            from Gunsan, South Korea

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Good Protection

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Travel

              Comments about Lowepro Event Messenger 250 (Black/Red):

              First off, great bag!
              I would say I am at a beginners level with gear and this bag, as a messenger, has everything I need. I travel a ton and fly all the time. This bag fits my 13in Macbook & Ipad all in the computer sleeve. Fits all of my chargers, 2 lenses, and of course my camera. Love the bag, great qulaity also! Thanks B&H!

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              • No

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              5.0

              Great value, great bag!

              By Jim

              from Kansas City

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Durable
              • Good Protection
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Transport
                • Travel

                Comments about Lowepro Event Messenger 250 (Black/Red):

                I mostly shoot events and like to carry my 70-200 for tight shots, but my old bag wasn't long enough to accommodate that lens easily. The Messenger 250 carries the lenses vertically, and is not as wide, so I don't bump into quite as many people. Also has room for an iPad or small laptop. The design also does not scream out "Camera Bag"!

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                • No

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                5.0

                Better than my gadget bag!

                By D-Yell

                from Lehigh Valley, PA

                About Me Photography Student

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable Strap
                • Durable
                • Good Protection
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Transport
                  • Storage
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Lowepro Event Messenger 250 (Black/Red):

                  I recently upgraded all my gear to pro gear and bought a gadget bag to store some of it. The gadget bag awkwardly fit some of the gear and I wasn't happy. I decided to take a chance and buy this event messenger bag as a 2nd additional bag for all the gear, but I really like it as my primary bag! It fits my Canon markII with grip and a 24-70 2.8 L on the body, 70-200 2.8 L lens, a 580 flash or my 85mm 1.8, and lots of small extras. Now the gadget bag is my secondary bag!

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Perfect Bag...for me!

                  By JT from KC

                  from Kansas City

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Durable
                  • Good Protection
                  • Lightweight
                  • Un Camera-bag Looks

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Transport
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Lowepro Event Messenger 250 (Black/Red):

                    This is probably the best bag for my purposes. Holds everything I usually need for an event and a steal of a price! I expected to pay twice as much. Doesn't look like a camera bag.

                    Holds camera with 24-70 lens attached, 70-200 flash room for an iPad or small laptop and a Camranger.
                    Everything held securely and separately w/o stacking stuff on top of each other.
                    Just get it!!!

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Just what I needed

                    By Jeffrey J

                    from Fair Lawn, NJ

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable Strap
                    • Durable
                    • Good Protection
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                    • Too Small

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Transport

                    Comments about Lowepro Event Messenger 250 (Black/Red):

                    I needed a day bag that I could bring in the car, or when using public transportation, that was smaller than my main (Huge) bag. The Lowepro Event Messenger 250 fits the bill. I can throw a body, two lenses, flash, and some small extras into it, and go. I like the large comfy strap that can be worn over the shoulder, or cross-body. The formed sides hold their shape without sagging. Best of all, it doesn't scream "Camera Bag!" The B&H sales rep was very patient and helpful. Our first visit to the store -One word, Incredible!

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                    • No

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                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Just what I was looking for

                    By CBTJUN

                    from Las Vegas, NV

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable Strap
                    • Compact
                    • Durable
                    • Good Protection
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Transport
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Lowepro Event Messenger 250 (Black/Red):

                      I wanted something that I could take with me on some of my trips, where I can take an extra lens.
                      But most of all I can keep my camera and lens in tack and just pull it out and take pictures.

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                      • No

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