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The Best Camera Bags for Your Nikon D5000

written by: Arnold Zafra•edited by: Rhonda Callow•updated: 7/13/2010

Here are five great Nikon D5000 camera bags that will help protect your DSLR and gear.

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    1. Nikon Starter Digital SLR Camera Case - Gadget Bag

    Nikon Starter Digital SLR Camera Case - Gadget Bag This sturdy carrying case for your Nikon D5000 DSLR camera is made from durable, water-resistant, ballistic nylon. It's thoroughly padded to provide your camera with optimum protection from bumps and falls. It has several pockets where you can put your accessories such as batteries, memory cards, filters, and more. The bag can also accommodate up to 2 standard lenses and 1 flash unit in addition to your Nikon D5000. Inside the bag are adjustable Velcro dividers so that you can customize the fit of you camera and lenses. For carrying comfort, the camera bag has an adjustable shoulder strap and it also comes with Camera Microfiber Cleaning Cloth that you can use to remove dust and fingerprints from lenses and LCD screens of your camera. You'd also find a zippered mesh pocket inside the bag's lid, a zippered front pocket and two large side pockets with Velcro closures. (Price: $24.95)

    Buy the Nikon Starter Digital SLR Camera Case.

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    2. CaseCrown Nikon D5000 Carrying Case

    Nikon D5000 12.3MP DX Digital SLR Camera Carrying CaseCrown Protective Premium Air Cell System Camera Bag The CaseCrown Nikon D5000 Carrying Case/Bag provides perfect protection for your Nikon D5000. It has adjustable padded interior dividers to allow you to customize the fit of your camera and lenses inside the bag. It also features padded front and side pockets that provides easy access to you other accessories and comes with a detachable and air cushion shoulder strap that makes it easy to carry the camera bag. (Price: $79.97)

    Buy the CaseCrown Nikon D5000 Carrying Case.

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    3. Carrying Case / Shoulder Bag the Nikon D5000 by Wasabi Power

    Carrying Case Shoulder Bag the Nikon D5000 Here's another good carrying case/shoulder bag for your Nikon D5000, this time from Wasabi Power. This bag is lightweight, rugged and was designed to provide optimum protection for your camera. It features a convenient, single-compartment design with adjustable padded dividers and inner pockets that can hold your Nikon D5000 and other camera accessories. It even comes with a built-in micro fiber cloth to protect your camera's LCD screen and lenses. And to prevent dust and scratches, the bag has a soft, brushed-tricot lining and reverse zippers. The bag also comes with built-in memory pockets for holding extra memory cards, protective cover that keeps your bag protected from extreme weather, sand and dirt, and molded rubber bumper on its exterior. (Price: $49.99)

    Buy the Wasabi Power Carrying Case/Shoulder Bag for Nikon D5000.

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    4. Lowepro Nova 3 AW Camera Bag

    Lowepro Nova 3 AW Camera Bag I have two Lowepro camera bags, one is a Lowepro Nova series and the other is a camera/laptop travelling bag. The first time I saw the Lowepro Nova AW camera bag, I fell in love with it. I've used the bag for two years now and I would have to say that even now the bag looks as new as the first time I got it. Yes, no wear and tear despite using it for two years. That just goes to show how durable Lowepro's camera bags are. For the Nova 3 AW camera bag, it's a good bag for your Nikon D5000. It is lightweight and features serious weather protection, made of advanced materials and a sleek exterior. It has movable dividers, mesh pockets, security pocket and front NoDrop pocket. It also has an OverLap Zipper, rugged metal hardware, curved and pressed-foam shoulder strap as well as a padded handle. Suffice to say, the Lowepro Nova 3 AW Camera Bag is a great bag to hold your Nikon D5000 wherever you go. (Price: $25.99)

    Buy the Lowepro Nova 3 AW Camera Bag.

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    5. Case Logic Digital SLR Zoom Holster Camera Bag/Case

    Case Logic Digital SLR Zoom Holster Camera BagCase Another great brand when it comes to bags is Case Logic. I've had several Case Logic bags for my laptops, netbooks and iPad and I would have to say that their bags are definitely of high quality and very durable. For the Case Logic Digital SLR Zoom Holster Camera Bag, you'd get a great camera bag with SLR-suspension system which holds your camera above the bottom of the case. This provides superior impact protection. The bag also has memory foam interior that cushions your Nikon D5000 and prevents any scratches from tampering your camera's pristine LCD screen. The bag also has three zippered compartments for conveniently holding memory cards, batteries, cords, and other small accessories. (Price: $31.95)

    Buy the Case Logic Digital SLR Zoom Holster Camera Bag/Case.