Moment’s First Ever Rugged Camera Sling: Hands On Review

The comfortable, rugged camera sling.

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Compared to the other slings I've used, it goes above the fold in my honest opinion. This is our first ever DSLR-sized camera sling crafted to perfection by our very own Stephen Jones, a legendary bag-maker-extraordinaire. We’re incredibly proud, after all his hard work, to make this what it is today. Check out the review and video below.

Moment Camera Sling - Man on a bike with helmet and camera sling.

Won't slide on your back while riding a bike.

Moment Camera Sling - Woman putting camera into bag.

Easily carries mirrorless or handheld film cameras.

Moment Rugged Camera Sling - Woman buckling her strap to shoulder.

The Stability Strap to secure in place.

Moment Rugged Camera Sling - Woman showing off her favorite bag in front of a mural.

Great for anybody and any body.

Moment Rugged Camera Sling - Man buckling his sling down.

Safest buckle to secure all items in place.

Moment Rugged Camera Sling - Man working at his desk on the sling.

Stephen, our softgoods legend, working on the sling in his basement.

To Know:

Moment’s first ever DSLR-sized camera sling is now here. This bag is the first of its kind. With an extremely tough exterior featuring a rugged, waterproof, recycled NorthPak material, this bag can go literally anywhere you want — worry free. It’s made for both men and women looking for something to carry their bag through harsh conditions in a minimalist fashion. Its extremely thoughtful design means big comfort and fully customizable packing options.

What We Love:

Magnetic Buckle

The magnetic buckle for the tripod strap is incredibly satisfying and secures everything in place.

Non-Slidey

The bag's materials cling to your body for ultra comfort and secured placement when moving around during active shoots.

Left-Handed and Right-Handed

Featuring a quick release, padded main strap for right and left handed shooters (adjustable to either side).

The Details:

The Brand: Moment

Price: $99.99 - $129.99

Product Type: Camera Sling

Best For: Photographers looking for minimal slices of gear to bring in even the most rugged of conditions.

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The comfortable, rugged camera sling.

Moment’s first ever full-body camera sling, made for the adventurous photographer in mind, is jam packed with customizable features and a low-profile design. This is truly the sling we’ve always wanted. A bag we could trust to carry our gear that was comfortable to use all day… even on our most active shoots. Made from rugged, 100% recycled NorthPack Sailcloth fabric and shockproof padding, this is the build quality that your grandfather would be proud of. Lined with soft pockets and configurable storage, it also keeps your gear organized, no matter how much you carry. It’s even multi directional for right and left handed shooters. Its active strap keeps your sling tight when moving, shooting, or even hiking, while its rectangular shape maximizes the gear you can fit. With a convertible strap for right and left handed shooters, this is the camera sling bag you’ll trust to stay tough and comfortable no matter the conditions.

What makes it unique? It’s a camera sling that does one thing really well — sling your camera. It’s not a multi-purpose sling bag. Instead it’s a camera sling that you trust to keep your gear protected, while staying close (and comfortable) to your body when moving, shooting, and even hiking. It’s tough exterior keeps your most valuable items protected under harsh conditions, making it top-tier quality. The bag has a low-profile silhouette that compliments nearly any style or body.

Overall, we’re proud of the work it took to make this bag and we’re stoked to put it in the hands of those who will appreciate it. Thanks to the man for being the all-star behind this project, Stephen Jones, and for inspiring us to only accept the best of the best.

Features and Compatibility:

  • Super Organized: A camera sling you can configure with modular, padded dividers to create multiple small pockets, or take them out for a single compartment.
  • Fast to Access: Quick access, top-down opening for grabbing gear on the run.
  • Extra Tough: Water resistant YKK zippers and rugged, 100% recycled and waterproof NorthPak sailcloth body protect your gear from a downpour.
  • Cross-Body Comfort: A padded wingback panel with soft fabric feels good for all day exploring, while the wide, articulated shoulder strap keeps weight distributed and does not kill your body.
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Moment Rugged Camera Sling - Man and women with the sling on their backs to show a comparison.

Comparison on different bodies.

Moment Rugged Camera Sling - Flatlay for gear that fits in the 6L.

Flatlay for gear that fits in the 6L sling.

Moment Rugged Camera Sling - Flatlay of gear for the 10L

Flatlay for gear that fits in the 10L sling.

In Detail

Featuring a quick release buckle, it’s padded main strap for both right and left handed shooters can be adjusted to either side for maximum comfort. There's even a cross body Stability Strap so the bag doesn’t slide around when on the move or bending down. It’s padded wingback design hugs your body for a comfortable carry and allows you to move fluidly without worrying if it will fall off or slide. It’s rugged, waterproof, recycled NorthPak material features water-resistant YKK zippers for ultimate protection against Mother Nature. NorthPak is the world’s first durable + waterproof pack fabric made from 100% recycled polyester fiber and film. It’s made by North Sails, the world’s leading sailmaker and producer of laminated sailcloth. So yeah, it’s pretty rugged. As far as we know, this is the first time it’s ever been used on a camera bag. A quick access, dual zippered main flap for grabbing gear on the run makes for the perfect amount of customization, without having to be overwhelming. And, of course, there’s an ultra-soft padded inner lining that protects your tech gear on the inside with modular dividers lined with quilted velcro for easy organization.

What It Has:

  • Quick access, double zippered main flap for grabbing gear on the run
  • Soft padded inner lining protects your tech gear
  • Modular dividers with quilted velcro lining for easy organization
  • Zippered and quick slip inner pockets for batteries, cards, cables, and more
  • Anti-slip tripod loading straps
  • Magnetic buckles for quick release and latch

What It Does:

  • Carries camera gear safe and sound through harsh conditions
  • Enable tripod or jacket carry with bottom loading straps
  • Integrates iPad carry or tablets with dedicated pocket
  • Excites those who enjoy quality crafted goods
  • Would make your grandpa proud (old fashion quality)
  • Made for both men and women with sleek, low-profile design
  • Enables customizable organization with modular dividers
  • Large top handle for quick and comfortable grab and go

Specs:

10L

  • Tablet Carry: iPad Pro 11"
  • Dimensions: 14.5 x 8.25 x 5.5" (37 x 21 x 14cm)
  • Weight: 1 lb. 12 oz. (790g)

6L

  • Tablet Carry: iPad Pro 11"
  • Dimensions: 13 x 7.5 x 4.5" (33 x 19 x 11.5cm)
  • Weight: 1 lb. 6 oz. (622g)
Moment Rugged Camera Sling - Woman holding content in the sling.

6L can hold 1 DSLR camera body with attached lens + more

Moment Rugged Camera Sling - Woman putting camera into sling.

6L can hold up to 1 DSLR camera body with attached lens.

Moment Rugged Camera Sling - Stephen sewing the sling in his basement.

Out bag-maker-extraordinarie, Stephen Jones.

Moment Rugged Camera Sling - Women putting film camera into sling.

Easily unzip water resistant zippers for top access.

Moment Rugged Camera Sling - Woman looking over shoulder with sling around her shoulders.

Fashionable, comfortable, and top-tier quality.

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