For a recent wedding shoot in Italy, I decided I needed a better solution to holding unexposed and exposed together in my camera bag, which, when it contains a myriad of Hasselblad equipment, is far from being light! So I searched for a “film belt” of sorts without much success. In the end I decided two “bum bags” or “fanny packs” might be appropriate. In my hunt for some suitable ones, I was plagued with failure after visiting several sports shops. None were either big enough or quick enough for use during the shoot of a wedding.
Then I visited one of those stores for outdoor equipment. Whilst visiting the shop (called Go Outdoors) I stumbled across something really rather special….rock climbers chalk bags! In particular, there is a brand called ‘La Sportiva” and these are the bags :