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Camera Case for CoolPix 990

When I was using a CP 950, I got a nice little carrying case made by CaseLogic.  However, the 990 is slightly larger, so the search for a case began.

I wound up purchasing a LowePro D30, and I'm pretty happy with it.

I like it for a couple of reasons. 

  • It lets me carry a little more than the smaller bag I used before with my 950. 

  • I can use the carrying strap as either a shoulder strap or as a waist band (carrying it as a fanny pack on my hip).  

  • The brushed-tricot lining is gentle on the camera and LCD screen.

  • There is a movable vertical partition.

  • It because it uses a zipper instead of velcro to close the cover.  This is particularly important when trying to open the bag in a quiet environment (the sound of velcro separating during a stage play is thunderous!)

  • I've used the fold-out rain cover several times... it's nice to know it's there.

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The case has a couple of small pockets inside that I use for compact flash cards and batteries.  The attached "All Weather" cover tucks into a flap on the back of the case.  I wound up using the cover on the way back home from the camera store on the very first day... very handy.

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The photo shows my typical compact kit (this entire bag gets put into a shoulder bag with my flash, bracket, TC-E2, etc, if I need more than just the basic camera essentials).  

  • CP 990
  • 2 extra memory cards (the third is in the camera)
  • 4 extra NIMH batteries (and 4 in the camera)
  • 4 Lithium batteries (for emergencies)
  • Filters
  • PCMCIA adapter
  • Credit-card multi-tool/knife/magnifier/tweezers
  • Lens cleaning pen (works wonderfully)
  • A little room left over, in case I want to stash my keys or a mini-pod

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