It looks a heck of a lot like the very old Domke F3 camera bag, but the new Holdfast Gear Streetwise bag was designed in collaboration with photographer Andrew Funderberg, who owns Fundy Designer Andrew is an avid street photographer and worked with Holdfast to create a bag that is smaller than others but still able to carry all the essentials. Too much gear can slow a street photographer down–and that’s why this bag wasn’t designed to hold a whole lot of gear. From the looks of it, I’m not even sure a 13 inch MacBook can fit into here. Like many of Holdfast’s other camera bags, it’s basically like buying UGG shoes for your camera gear in that the interior is made of sheepskin. Holdfast sticks to this design because of the natural resistance to the elements, though personally I’ve never been a fan of it as it gets very dirty very quickly.
It’s got pockets all over in the normal spots, and uses its own shoulder strap. However, it can be used with the MoneyMaker and other accessories from Holdfast.
If you’re interested in one, you’ll be coughing up $425. Quite pricy–but in Holdfast’s defense the products are built incredibly well and will last for years and years.