Between product and lifestyle photo shoots, we have plenty of chances to experiment with how much gear can fit in each ONA and how to style each bag. But we’re always inspired and impressed by how real-life ONA owners manage to make the bags work for them (keep sharing your photos with us on social media!), so we decided to highlight how some of our favorite photographers make their bag work for them.
We first (virtually!) met Christian Florin when we sponsored the Santa Monica Instameet back in March–believe us, we wish we could have jaunted over to the California beach for the weekend! Even though ONA bags are designed to carry and protect a DSLR and lots of extra gear, bags like the Bowery are quite popular among the ever-growing, super-talented Instagram community who (always) have their iPhone along with a DSLR and a lens. We were super impressed by the quality of the images produced at the Instameet and the sense of community surrounding it, particularly the people like Christian who help coordinate the whole thing. Christian is a creative director and lifestyle photographer based in sunny Southern California, whose work often focuses on the eyes as the window to the soul: it’s beautiful!
We loved the way he styled his Bowery Bag and Insert, so we asked him to share a few photos of what’s in his ONA:
Here’s what Christian is packing into his Bowery:
- Canon 50mm 1.2L
- Olloclip 3-in-1 Lens
- Joby Gorillapod Original
- Joby Grip Tight Mount
- iPhone 4s
- Lifeproof Case
- Mophie JuicePack Pro
As Christian says, his “man bag” goes everywhere with him–especially to the beach on the weekends!