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The Best 35 Camera Bags for Women

For years, both the fashion world and traditional manufacturers of camera bags were guilty of ignoring the women’s market. But in recent years, there’s been a significant change. Now, there is a huge variety of camera bags for women available in all kinds of shapes, sizes, and quality levels. Of course, this means that with plenty of choices comes the question of how to pick the right camera bag for yourself or the woman in your life. First, there’s the question of aesthetics. If the preference is for traditional more, manly looking bags, there are thousands of options on the market. Still, if you’re looking specifically for camera bags that have a more female appeal, you’ve landed on the right article. We’ve also extensively covered the best camera backpacks you can buy.

Once you’ve decided upon a look for your women’s camera bag, it’s time to think about functionality. What kind of equipment do you shoot with? A DSLR? A mirrorless camera, perhaps a point-and-shoot? Depending on what your shooting workflow is and what type of camera and lenses you typically like to carry around, you’ll find there are plenty of choices around size, compartment, and styles. This of-course includes the wildly popular purse-like women’s camera bags, as well as more traditional styles such as shoulder bags, holster cases, backpacks, totes, and sling bags. The industry has decided to lump many camera bags for women into the “fashion camera bags” category, and with that, we’ve worked hard to curate what we think are the 40 best and most beautiful camera bags for women.

1. Rofozzi - Full Grain Leather DSLR Camera Bag for Women

This women’s camera bag by Rofozzi falls into the camera briefcase category but can easily double as a larger purse. In addition to being able to hold up to a Nikon or Canon full-sized DSLR or Mirrorless with lens camera, it can also function as a multi-purpose bag/purse. The vintage leather style provides a stylish, somewhat rugged look and includes a protective padded insert to protect your camera gear. What I like most about this camera bag is its medium size and plethora of compartments and pockets, as well as the ease of access it provides to your gear. Like with all leather products, expect some graceful aging to the leather look.

Key Features

 Hunter Leather
Includes a padded insert
Fits DSLR camera of similar size as Nikon D3200 with 18-55 mm lens
Plenty of space for other accessories including up to a 16 inch laptop, tablets, phones, etc.
Zippered pockets
Available in three finishes: Tan, Chocolate Brown, Vintage Brown


 Brand: Rofozzi
 Model: Full Grain Leather DSLR Camera Bag for Women
 External Dimensions: 15″ x 11″ x 6″

2. POMPIDOO Miami Camera Satchel

POMPIDOO Miami Camera Satchel

Made from vintage Italian leather and crafted overseas in Latvia, this camera bag isn’t exactly cheap, but what it lacks in affordability, it makes up for in style. Available in 3 different color combinations, this women’s camera bag is roomy enough to hold a full-sized DSLR camera with up to 2 lenses and some extra space for accessories or a small tablet. As expected, the main compartment is padded and has three touch-fastening dividers as well as an inner zip pocket with slots for credit cards. It, of-course, also comes with an adjustable shoulder strap.

Key Features

Holds a full-sized DSLR with 2 lenses
Vintage Italian leather
Padded main compartment
Holds up to 2.8kg of weight
Reinforced handle


 Brand: Pompidoo
 Model: Miami
 Dimensions: 11.8″ x 8.6″ x 4.7″

3. Jo Totes - Fashion Large Lady Camera Bag

Jo Totes Fashion Large Lady Camera Bag

The Jo Totes brand is going to come up a lot in this article as they are one of the only companies in the world that are dedicated entirely to the manufacture of stylish women’s camera bags. As a result, here is the first entry from the Jo Totes brand, a gorgeous large lady camera bag that is bound to satisfy most female photographer’s needs, including the desire to look fashionable and chic while shooting. Dubbed as the Missy Mint, this camera bag includes two large exterior pockets sealed with magnetic closures, a laptop sleeve and five adjustable interior pads to provide a high level of customizability for all your gear.

Key Features

Laptop sleep can hold up to a 15″ laptop
Protective fom sewn into lining on all sides to protect your camera gear
Five adjustable pads with velcro panels
Removable and adjustable body strap with removable shoulder pad
2 interior pockets


 Brand: Jo Totes
 Model: Missy Mint
 Dimensions: 16″ x 11.5″ x 6.25″

4. ONA Sedona

This lightweight camera bag for women is more like a slightly sophisticated overnight bag. But what I like about it is that it’s quietly stylish and disguises its true nature effortlessly. Designed to hold 2 cameras and up to four lenses, this bag can be used by everyday photographers or by anyone looking for a reliable multi-use bag with room to spare. As with all good camera bags, the inside is padded and includes an optional removable shoulder strap.

The Sedona bag can also be carried using its top handle which makes quick pickups an easy task. Something any photographer can appreciate. The rear-slip pocket can be adjusted to serve as a pass-through band, thus making the bag mountable onto the handles of larger luggage.

Key Features

Made from waxed canvas with leather accents throughout
Padded on the inside for gear protection
Main compartment features five dividers
Zippered lid and mesh accessory pockets throughout


 Brand: Ona
 Model: Sedona
 Dimensions: 14″ x 9.5″ x 8.5″
 Weight: 3.9 lbs

5. Kattee - Leather Canvas Camera Bag Vintage Messenger

Another brand that will be making its appearance on this list more than once is Kattee. This camera bag designed for women is made of a combination of high-density canvas (providing a fair amount of weather protection) and leather. Designed to easily fit a DSLR camera plus two lenses, this multi-functional bag is a function meets fashion lovers dream With a gorgeous combination of five colours options, it not only offers self-adhering padded dividers for interior customization, the entire inner liner is removable for times when you want to use the bag for more than porting your camera gear.

Key Features

Fits full-sized DSLR sized camera + 2 lenses
Space for up to a 10 inch tablet.
Multiple outer pockets provide extra storage
Padded Shoulder
Premium magnetic fasteners


 Brand: Kattee
 Model: Leather Canvas Camera Bag Vintage
 Dimensions: 13.8″x 12.6″ x 4.35″

6. GOgroove Digital SLR Camera Backpack

GoGroove Digital Camera Backpack for Women

Available in three awesome and stylish color combinations including the purple pictures above as well as teal and pink, this mid-sized camera backpack is for women that prefer the backpack photography lifestyle. As with all great camera backpacks, this GoGroove one offers easy side access, an adjustable interior, and a padded tablet / laptop compartment. Additionally includes a convenient tripod holding system with straps designed to keep the tripod in place while you’re trekking to your next shoot or photography adventure. The best part is? It’s very affordable for the amount of functionality you get with this camera bag.

Key Features

 Includes a padded laptop / tablet compartment
Comfortable, padded shoulder straps that are just the right width
Includes a 3 year manufacturer’s warranty


 Brand: GOGroove
 Model: Digital SLR Camera Backpack
 Dimensions: 15” x 10” x 7”

7. Kelly Moore - The Pioneer Canvas Camera Bag

Kelly Moore The Pioneer Camera Bag for Women

While I would say this bag would be easily at home on both a woman’s and man’s shoulder, there’s something feminine enough about it that I wanted to include it in this list. Made with a combination of canvas and strategically placed leather for both stylish flair and reinforcement, can carry up to one DSLR  + two lenses. There’s also enough pockets and dividers to also hold up to a 15” laptop + additional accessories.

Key Features

 Includes 3 adjustable dividers to customize the removable padded “basket”
2 interior open pockets + 1 interior zip pocket + an exterior back snap pocket
Made with durable canvas + leather accents


 Brand: Kelly Moore
 Model: The Pioneer Canvas
 Dimensions: 14” x 5” x 11”

8. ONA Monterey Backpack Women's Fashion Camera Bag

If you’re more into the type of bag that can not only carry plenty of camera gear on your outings but also provide you a multi-role in terms of conversion to a standard, but striking and beautiful backpack, this camera tote might be for you. In terms of size, I’d classify it as a small to medium backpack, meaning that it can fit up to a full-sized DSLR body + 4-5 lenses. It features a versatile inner pouch with adjustable compartments, exterior pockets, a water-resistant canvas material, and a unique front-facing zippered panel. Additionally, it also features a top-facing zippered opening for super quick access to some of your gear.

Key Features

 Lightweight waxed canvas exterior that is water-resistant
Stylish leather accents throughout the backpack
Two main seperate compartments
Six dividers included for camera and lens organization
Interior sleeve for up to a 13″ sized laptop or iPad


 Brand: ONA
 Model: Monterey Backpack 
 Exterior Dimenions: 10.5″ x 15″ x 6″

9. Epiphanies Travel Co. - Cortina Camera Bag

Epiphanie Cortina Camera Bag for Women

Don’t expect this camera bag to hold a whole lot more than your DSLR camera + one lens. But perhaps what it lacks in size, it more than makes up for in looks. It’s light, it’s made of leather and includes gorgeous and functional interior padding. Additionally, each bag comes with a leather one-of-a-kind vintage embroidered strap. And while they don’t seem to feature other colors aside from what you see above on their website, Epiphanie states that this bag is available in three colors: Brown, Black and Wine.

Key Features

 Premium full-grain leather
Removable and adjustable leather strap
Zip-top closure
2 slip pockets


 Brand: Epiphanie Travel Co.
 Model: Cortina
 Dimensions: 11” x 5” x 9”

10. TARION Camera Backpack Waterproof Camera Bag

This camera backpack from Tarion is a perfect solution for female photographers who don’t mind braving the elements while going out shooting. Certified as IPX waterproof this compact bag has a surprisingly large amount of capacity. The removable inner dividers ensure that you can use this beautiful German-made camera backpack as a regular bag. The inner drawstring allows for this camera bag to remain compact while allowing for a 10% expansion of space.

Key Features

 Anti-theft back entry provides battery security for your photography gear
Side-access zipper allows for quick access to your camera
Can hold up to 2 DSLR cameras + 5 lenses
Includes waterproof rain cover
Dedicated compartment for an iPad
Dedicated internal compartment for up to a 16″ laptop


 Brand: Tarion
 Model: Camera Backpack Waterproof
 Dimensions: 11.42″ x 6.3″ x 17.91″

11. Kelly Moore Bag Luna Vegan Day Camera Bag

Kelly Moore Luna Vegan Camera Bag

The Vegan trend is strong. More and more people are switching to a plant-based diet, and their fashion choices around products that shun the use of leather are not far behind. That’s where the Luna Vegan camera bag comes in to play. From brand, Kelly Moore, this stylish women’s camera bag can hold up to a DSLR camera with an attached 8 inch lens, or a camera body plus two lenses. Two padded and adjustable dividers can be used to customize the internal basket and a tablet or small laptop can also fit on the side. The messenger bag style flap allows for easy access to all of your gear. What I like most about this bag is the combination of colors, especially the Bone white messenger flap.

Key Features

Removable padded basket
Zippered pocket
Three clear slip pockets


 Brand: Kelly Moore
 Model: Luna
 Dimensions: 12” x 5.5” x 10”

12. House of Flynn - Everyday Camera Bag

House of Flynn - Every Day Camera Bag

Made with an absolutely stunning distressed leather finish, this rather large camera bag / tote combination is sure to please any woman looking for a camera bag that combines looks, plenty of size and a gorgeous floral canvas interior. This means the size of this bag is very accommodating of a large amount of camera gear plus laptops / tablets and numerous accessories. Standard amongst camera bags, it also comes with an organizational insert including interior sidewall pockets.

Key Features

High-grade genuine leather
Choose between distressed leather or a warm brown clean style with no distressing
Includes shoulder handles or an adjustable crossbody strap


 Brand: House of Flynn
 Model: Everyday Bag – Vintage Brown
 Dimensions: 16” x 16.75” x 5.5”

13. Jo Totes - Allison Camera Bag with Dual Front Pouches

It’s hard to overstate versatility when it comes to camera bags. Normally when you think of that word as is pertains to camera bags, especially for women, you think of all the ways in which it can serve its purpose to provide you with a camera bag that’s not too unwieldy but also one that gives you enough space for your gear and simply gets out of the way as you’re taking your photos. But versatility in terms of style should also be valued. And that’s where the color of black comes in. This beautiful camera bag from Jo Totes also sports a vegan leather exterior with three front pockets and zippered closures. All four sides of the bag have protective foam sewn in to ensure all your precious SLR’s, laptops, tablets and lenses are always safe.

Key Features

Adjustable strap with removable shoulder pad
Removable interior pads
Interior zippered iPad pocket along with another zippered pocket for phone and keys
Main compartment closes with a zipper


 Brand: Jo Totes
 Model: Allison Camera Bag
 Dimensions: 10” x 12” x 5’

14. Rofozzi - Multi-functional Leather Camera Bag

Yes, it comes in a few funky colours, but don’t let that throw you off. This mid-sized ladies camera bag comes in five different colours and is quite affordable priced for what you get. It’s a solid combination of utility and fashion that is marketed as a multi-function bag that is right at home with giving you a solid camera bag. With the ability to easily fit a DSLR camera plus one lens, it’s a perfect gift for any female photography enthusiast in your life.

Key Features

Textured vegan leather
Cotton interior with padding
Carry it like a hand-bag, shoulder bag, or crossbody satchel.


 Brand: Rofozzi
 Model: Multi-functional camera bag
 Dimensions: 13” x 9” x 6”

15. Jo Totes - Harbourside DSLR Messenger Camera Bag

Jo Totes - Harbourside DSLR Messenger Camera Bag

Admittedly the entire mantra of this website is to feature products that are at least somewhat minimalist in nature. After all, that’s what my personal aesthetic tends to lean towards. That said, this ladies camera bag from Jo Totes fits that bill. Made in the messenger bag style, this larger sized bag can fit a full-sized DSLR along with three lenses and accessories. It can also accommodate up to a 15” sized laptop. Designed with comfort and ease of use in mind, the bag includes a large flap and zipper closure. Additionally, two large size pockets allow for further accessory carrying. Made from a combination of waxed canvas, leather accents and nylon, this bag should be reasonable weather resistant. Available in both Navy and Black.

Key Features

Holds DSLR, 3 Lenses and Accessories
Can hold up to a 15 inch laptop
Front zip compartment with inner pockets


 Brand: Jo Totes
 Model: Harbourside DSLR Messenger Camera Bag
 Dimensions: 16” x 10.8” x 5.5”

16. EPIPHANIE - Verona Camera Bag

Epiphanie Verona Camera Bag

This is one of those women’s camera bags whose creator’s have seemingly thought of everything. And really, that’s what makes a product stand out over its competition. It’s not the design or the fancy materials, or even how many features it has, it’s about the fact that it’s designers have actually put a tremendous amount of thought into how the product would work. This is reflected in this gorgeous camera bag for women from manufacturer Epiphanie. It’s a medium-sized bag that includes space for a good amount of gear including a 70-200mm lens and DSLR body. It can be worn cross-body or over your shoulder and includes a gorgeous indigo design on the interior which features a removable basket with padded dividers. Additionally it contains various internal and external pockets along with a credit-card holder and removable keychain.

Key Features

Zip-top closure
2 pockets with magnetic snap closure
2 large zipper pockets perfect for tablet or small laptop


 Model: Verona
 Dimensions: 12.5” x 7” x 11”

17. MegaGear - Torres Mini Camera Bag

MegaGear - Torres Mini Camera Bag for Women

The truth about this very nice looking camera bag for women from MegaGear is that you won’t be fitting a huge amount of gear in it, but it’s perfect for a day outing or casual photo-walks when you don’t want to be toting around too much weight. It’s also perfect as a quick grab and go bag for those impulsive photo-shoots that often result in some stunning photos you may not have captured otherwise. With still enough room to fit your DSLR and a mid-sized lens this camera bag is made from genuine Italian leather, and includes a comfortable cross-body strap that can also be worn on the shoulder. Fit your mirrorless, DSLR or compact camera. Best part? It comes in six stylish colors for you to choose from.

Key Features

Lightweight, compact travel size
Removable and adjustable crossbody strap
Available in black, brown, blue, maroon, mink and olive colors.


 Brand: MegaGear
 Model: Torres Mini Camera Bag
 Dimensions:8.5” x 7.5” x 4”

18. Figbags - The Hanborough Leather Satchel Camera Bag

Figbags - The Hanborough Leather Satchel Camera Bag

If I were pressed into categorizing this camera bag, I’d say it more falls into the fashion camera bag category than a large utilitarian bag that you’ll be taking on your long photo-shoots. This camera bag from Figbags is definitely designed to impress with its absolutely beautiful leather finish available in six stylish colors. Made of handcrafted premium leather, the manufacturer beckons us to be transported to a time when bespoke craftsmanship with vintage style was the norm. Features movable dividers that will fit up to a DSLR sized camera body with medium sized lens.

Key Features

Inner pocket for small laptop, tablet
Two, interior, movable dividers


 Brand: Figbags
 Model: The Hanborough Leather Satchel

19. ONA - The Camps Bay Camera Backpack

ONA - The Camps Camera Backpack

I know there are a lot of people that prefer a backpack for their camera gear. In fact, it’s what I use whenever I’m out doing a full-fledged photo shoot or even travelling. I find that setup to be most comfortable in most cases as I tend to carry a fair bit of gear with me and often times my backpack doubles as a  bag for other travel necessities.  All that said, I’m surprised I haven’t featured more camera backpacks for women in this list thus far. This waxed canvas bag from maker ONA is a fairly large backpack that’s been designed to carry up to a DSLR lens with 70-200mm lens attached plus SEVEN additional lenses. Padded interior dividers provide a great deal of flexibility along with an air mesh along the back panel provides another handy compartment.

Key Features

Room for SLR + 7 lenses
Adjustable height for personal items compartment
Laptop compartment for up to a 17” laptop.
Fully padded leather base


 Brand: ONA
 Model: The Camps Bay Camera Backpack

20. Compagnon - The Little Backpack Camera Bag

Compagnon - The Little Backpack Camera Bag

From German manufacturer Compagnon, comes this incredibly functional and chic camera backpack designed for photography professionals. Made from incredibly strong and durable bull leather, this waxed canvas bag is the ultimate photographer’s camera backpack dream. Water resistant, durable, functional, and beautiful. The “little backpack” isn’t so little. It’s designed to allow you to carry up to 2-3 DSLR bodies, 4-6 lenses, a 13 inch laptop or tablet, cellphone, and every day carry items as well as a DJI Mavic pro drone, drinking bottle, an extra jacket, and even a tripod by way of two exterior mounts.

Key Features

 Premium German bull leather
Double-thick waxed canvas
Tons of space for all your camera gear


 Brand: Compagnon
 Model: The Little Backpack
 Dimensions: 15.7” x 10.6” x 6.29”

21. ONA - Prince Street Camera Messenger Bag

While I certainly can’t claim that there is anything overly unique about this bag, there is simply something about it that bring all the elements that I would want out of a stylish camera bag. It’s not too big, it’s not too small, and best of all, its shape and availability of colours is right up my alley. Made of a water-resistant waxed canvas and full-grain leather, this is an extremely handsome looking camera bag. And while it definitely deserves to be on a list of camera bags I’d recommend for women, I’d say that this is definitely a bag that could appeal to men as well. It comes with the standard fare of an interior padded compartment with dividers and the ability to hold up to a DSLR sized camera body with two lenses and room for up to a 11” inch sized tablet or laptop.

Key Features

Two belt-like straps with antique brass knuckles provide easy access to the interior
Adjustable shoulder strap with comfort pad
Removable top grab handle


 Brand: ONA
 Model: Prince Street Camera Messenger Bag
 Dimensions: 12.5” x 10” x 4.5”

22. Kattee Fashion Leather Canvas DSLR Camera Bag

Given the fact that it comes from the Kattee brand of camera bags and the overwhelmingly positive reviews, I’m honestly a little surprised at how incredibly affordable this bag is given its quality. Kattee officially calls the color of this feminine camera bag Blue, but I would say it’s more of a lovely dark navy color. Made of high-quality leather, this camera bag is wear-resistant and shrink-proof. With enough padded room for a full-sized DSLR body + plenty of lenses and additional outside pockets, as well as the ability to convert into a more general-purpose backpack, I highly recommend this bag.

Key Features

1 main compartment + a padded laptop compartment
Internal and external zip compartments and pockets
Size-zipper pocket for quick access to your camera.
Side mesh pocket for water bottle or umbrella
Small velcro pocket for memory card


 Brand: Kattee
 Model: Camera Backpack Canvas
 Exterior Dimensions: 10.6″ x 6″ x 15.7″

23. Kelly Moore - The Weekender - Full Grain Oversized Camera Tote

A fantastic entry on this list is another Kelly Moore camera bag designed entirely for women that want a larger tote style bag, but still want to adhere to the ethics of a vegan lifestyle. This timeless design combined with the practicality of gear dividers makes for the ultimate weekend getaway bag. Carry it using a double-handle or a shoulder strap with beautiful padding. Easily can hold up to a full-sized DSLR + five lenses and a 16-inch laptop bag.

Key Features

 Antique brass finish on all the metal hardware
Removable padded basket
Exterior slit pocket
3 Interior pockets


 Brand: Kelly Moore
 Model: The Weekender – Full Grain Leather Oversized Camera Tote
 Exterior Dimensions: 16″ x 6.5″ x 13.5″

24. ZLYC - Small Leather Shoulder Camera Bag

ZLYC - Small Leather Camera Bag

I’ve included a lot of medium-to-large sized bags on this list thus far, but there’s no doubt that sometimes you just want to grab your camera and go and keep things light. For such situations, this small leather camera bag for women made by manufacturer ZLYC might be the ideal bag for you. It’s what I would call a practical size and really doesn’t have much more room inside of it outside of a DSLR sized camera with attached lens. Sure there’s some side-pockets, pen slots, phone holder, and a front and rear pocket perhaps big enough for a small notebook, but you won’t be toting much more gear than that. Luckily, even though it’s small it still has a nice interior padded compartment.

Key Features

Pigskin interior flap
2 exterior pockets + phone holder and 2 pen slots
Made from 100% genuine leather
Available in 2 colors


 Brand: ZLYC
 Model: Small Leather Camera Bag
 Dimensions: 7.5” x 5.1” x 7.5”

25. POMPIDOO - Palermo Camera Bag

Pompidoo - Palermo Camera Bag

Lovingly made in Latvia from vintage Italian leather, this camera bag for women is available in three colors: Almond brown, Dusky grey, and this gorgeous Midnight Blue you see above here. It’s a mid-sized bag, and will definitely hold a decent amount of gear (DSLR + 3 lenses), but what I like most about it is how easily it masquerades as just a very nice looking purse. In addition to the standard fare of internal dividers, the interior is made of a gorgeous fine fabric pattern. Zipper closure, dual carry straps and an adjustable shoulder strap with bottom feet for upright standing. What’s not to love about this gorgeous ladies camera bag?

Key Features

Holds DSLR sized camera + 3 lenses
Padded interior iPad / Tablet sleeve
Vintage Italian leather + Metal Feet


 Brand: Pompidoo
 Model: Palermo Camera Bag
 Dimensions: 14.6” x 6.7” x 10.6”

26. Tog - The Big Tog Bag

TOG - The Big TOG Camera Bag

We now take a brief return to the category of camera bag backpacks to show you this gorgeous piece of functional art that really doesn’t look like a camera bag, but has been designed for the ultimate combination of fashion and utility. Available in three gorgeous colours, the Big Tog Bag is made with vegan leather, and includes a massive amount of space and utility by way of internal dividers and pockets out the wazoo. It’s large enough to fit a 16” MacBook pro and provides a convenient carry attachment for any tripod you may want with you. Do yourself a favour and click-through to check out all the details of this gorgeous camera backpack, clearly designed for the fashion conscious female photographer.

Key Features

Side pocket to allow easy access to grab your camera
Side pocket to carry tripod or large water bottle
Removable velcro dividers allow for huge customization
Can hold up to a DSLR camera body + 5-6 lenses


 Brand: TOG
 Model: The Big Tog Bag
 Dimensions: 30cm x 44cm x 16cm

27. POMPIDOO Cologne Camera Bag

This simply stunning leather camera bag is designed to both look good and offer enough space for a quick photo-walk or shoot that doesn’t require a copious amount of gear. It will fit a DSLR sized camera body with a medium-sized lens on it, plus 1 relatively small to medium lens. The interior lining is simply a work of art while maintaining its simple lines it offers two exterior zippered accessory pockets. Padded compartments along with bottom hardware make for a sturdy and safe space for all your camera gear. This is perhaps the most fashionable of all fashion camera bags for ladies that I’ve come across to date.

Key Features

Italian Leather construction
Padded and zippered main compartment
Available in four colour options including the Ocean blue shown above as well as Cinnamon Brown, Sandy Beige, and Shadowy Black


 Brand: Koolertron
 Model: Leather Shoulder Messenger Camera Bag
 Dimensions: 11.4” x 5.1” x 8.3”

28. POMPIDOO - Lima Female Camera Bag

POMPIDOO Lima Female Camera Bag

I think it’s fair to admit at this point that I’m a little obsessed with the POMPIDOO brand of camera bags for women. They’re definitely not the cheapest, but there’s something about whoever designs these that is kind of my aesthetic soulmate. That is if I were a woman. Available in three color combinations, it’s probably fair to describe this camera bag as both petite and elegant. Like the previous bag on this list, you won’t be toting around a huge amount of gear in this bag. But what it lacks in size, it more than makes up for in style.

Key Features

  Made from Italian leather
Padded main compartment
Two-touch fastening padded dividers


 Model: Lima Female Camera Bag
 Dimensions: 9.8” x 7.1” x 3.9”

29. GOgroove DSLR Camera Backpack for Women

GOgroove Camera Backpack for Women

The GOgroove backpack brings together the right number of practical choices that every quality camera backpack must make, but does it all at an incredibly affordable price point. Add to that the fact that it’s been designed for women and is available in 7 gorgeous color combinations and you have found a winning combination for what a great camera backpack for a woman should be. There’s so much to love here, including a side access opening, rain cover, luggage handle slot, plus tons of space for all your gear.

Key Features

Padded interior with customizable compartments
Accessory pockets, rain cover, tripod foot holder
Padded laptop compartment will fit up to a 16 inch laptop.


 Brand: GOgroove
 Model: Camera Backpack
 Dimensions: 17” x 12” x7”

30. ONA - Passion Passport Bowery Camera Bag

Available in two striking colours, including this gorgeous orange, is the ONA Passion Passport Bowery camera bag (no points for short name). It’s a compact, shoulder bag designed to be durable, and lightweight without overthinking anything. I absolutely love the simple and minimalist design this bag carries (pun intended). I would describe this bag as a mid-sized camera bag that’s perfectly suitable for any woman that wants to carry a DSLR sized camera with 1-2 lenses. Stylish, compact, and comfortable are hallmarks of this gorgeous shoulder bag. It includes a touch-tab divider that can be adjusted to create multiple sections on the inside and also includes two side pockets and two front pouches for easy access to your accessories.

Key Features

No scratch interior is padded with closed cell-foam
Includes a rear slip-pocket for fast access to flat items like a notebook
Includes a nylon strap that you can use to carry alongside or across your body.


 Brand: ONA
 Model: Passion Passport Bowery Camera Bag
 Dimensions: 10.5” x 7” x 4”

31. Jo Totes - Bellbrook Backpack Camera Bag

JO Totes - BELLBROOK BACKPACK Camera Backpack

Designed to serve as a fashionable and practical camera backpack, the Jo Totes Bellbrook is yet another example of minimalistic design that hides essential complexity on the inside. It’s made from American waxed canvas and trimmed with high quality leather. In what has become a standard for camera backpacks, the Bellbrook includes a nice side pocket to allow you to quickly access your camera. With enough room for multiple DSLR sized bodies, lenses and up to a 15 inch laptop, it’s hard to go wrong with this stylish black camera bag for women.

Key Features

Seven padded dividers in two different sizes make interior customization nearly infinite
Laptop sleeve can hold up to a 15 inch laptop
Large, zipped pocket in front
Adjustable, padded shoulder straps


 Brand: Jo Totes
 Model: Bellbrook Backpack – Black
 Dimensions: 15.75″ x 12″ x 6.25″

32. Billingham - Hadley Small Camera Bag

Billingham Hadley Small Camera Bag

I’m not going to pretend that this is a cheap camera bag for women. Because it’s not. It’s also not the most fashionable thing on this list, but what it may lack in looks and color options, it more than makes up in quality. You see, the Billingham name has, at least in bag manufacturing circles become synonymous with extreme high quality. Everything, from the materials used, to the craftsmanship, to the usability is at a level that most camera bag manufacturers don’t cross into. Do yourself and check out this bag. And if you find that this bag is too small, Billingham carries a ton of other sizes and options for any female photographer looking for a camera bag that will last her for years to come.

Key Features

Dual laminate waterproof canvas
Bellowed front pockets with buckle adjustment
Interior expandable pockets


 Brand: Billingham
 Model: Hadley Small Camera Bag

33. Pompidoo - Amsterdam Unisex Camera Bag

Another decidedly stunningly beautiful camera bag from the folks at Pompidoo. They call it a Unisex bag, and sure, I can see a few gentlemen carrying this around, but without a doubt I think this camera bag was designed with women in mind. Made of incredibly exquisite Italian leather that looks like it belongs on an beautifully aged horse saddle, this camera bag can fit a full sized DSLR along with up to 2-3 lenses (depending on size). I particularly like the hook clasp on the front flap which stands out as a unique feature I haven’t seen on too many camera bags for women. Dual top-handles and a removable cross-body shoulder strap top off this stunner of a bag.

Key Features

Padded main compartment with removable and customizable dividers
Can fit up to a 10 inch tablet.
Accordion-style pocket with organizer and a zippered rear pocket


 Brand: Pompidoo
 Model: Amsterdam Unisex Camera Bag
 Dimensions: 11″ x 14.2″ x 5.9″

34. Kattee Women's Canvas Camera Backpack

Kattee Women's Canvas Camera Backpack

Available in two sizes (Small and Large) and three color options, this Kattee camera backpack for women is both practical and affordable. If you’re simply looking for a bag that will get the job done without having to spend your life savings on a bag, you’re hard to go wrong with this one. In fact, for the price, this Kattee bag still does a remarkable job of looking chic and sleek. It’s vintage looks combined with a minimalistic sensibility make for a casual yet solid looking camera backpack.

Key Features

 Made of a combination of canvas material and PU leather
Can hold up to a 14 inch laptop
Available in three color combinations (black, blue and black flower)
Includes a rain cover


 Brand: Kattee
 Model: Women’s Canvas Camera Backpack
 Dimensions: 11.8″ x 5.1″ x 16.9″

35. TOG - The Mini Tog Bag

Tog - The Mini Tog Camera Backpack

And for our final camera bag on what I hope was a useful list of camera bags for women appears what is possibly the cutest camera backpack I’ve ever come across. I mean this thing is tiny, but still somehow useful. It won’t be holding much more than DSLR with a small-to mid-size lens, but its compact size has its own advantages. It’s not bulky, it’s clean, and again, just gosh-darn cute. And even though it may be somewhat dimunitive in stature it still has enough sections and pockets for things like notepads, business cars, phones, etc. Bonus points for being made with vegan leather.

Key Features

 Buying this bag will help some money go back to an animal welfare charity
Made with vegan leather
Front-zip pocket


 Brand: Tog
 Model: The Mini Tog Bag
 Dimensions: 22cm x 28cm x 14cm

Sebastian Arciszewski

Sebastian Arciszewski

An enthusiast of all things minimalist. I love the simple design and always look for an aesthetic that complements how an item works. Because after all, a design is how a thing works. You can find me on twitter: @sebastian_a