The Lowepro Nova Sport L17 AW is a shoulder camera bag that holds your DSLR and essential gear with a top loading bag that includes space for your camera, tablet and a few extras.
Ease of Use, Performance: 5/5
Look & Feel: 5/5
How much I enjoy: 5/5
Recommendation: 5/5 Stars
The Lowepro Nova Sport 17L AW Shoulder Bag holds your DSLR camera with plenty of room for some extras including a tablet and flash as well as lenses. The 17L AW is 14 inches wide, 8.9 inches deep and 9.3 inches tall with padding inside and an extra removable case.
The 17L AW should bag has a full main interior pocket, removable inner case and two front pockets with a zipper pocket on the front flap. The front flap is held in place with two snap closures that are on the corners of the front flap for extra security.
The inner case also has a top closing draw string that can be used for extra security to keep things in your bag when needed such as on flights. The Lowepro camera bag has a unique angled flap where it attaches to the body of the bag that creates fold over sides when the front flap is closed so no gear spills out the sides of the top.
The side stretchable pockets are perfect for quick access while the rear pocket holds a special surprise in a zipper on the bottom of the pocket. The bottom zipper instead of a top one opens to create a loop that can be used to hold the camera bag on the handle of roller luggage.
The two front pockets are smaller pockets perfect for a smartphone or batteries while the front zippered pocket would work great for the DSLR manual or other pamphlets. The main area of the 17L AW has a space for a tablet while the main removable camera case is handy for storage and for use separately as well as extra padding.
The removable compartment has a fold over pull string that closes the main compartment when inside the bag or out and you can fold this over outside the inner bag to keep it out of the way. The removable compartment has handles on each side for easy removal and carrying while the inside has removable Velcro dividers.
You can arrange the interior to suit your gear while the padding on the interior compartment and the front and back of the main bag protects your gear. The Lowepro bag comes with an attached rain cover while the nylon offers some added protection from the elements.
The rain cover that easily covers the entire camera bag is in a pocket behind the rear pocket and is attached to the bag with a nylon strap. When the rain cover is not needed it stores quickly in the pocket and will not fall out with a Velcro closure on the pocket.
I have used the Lowepro should bag for carrying my Canon DSLR camera along with an extra lens and flash but also fit a tablet or two and a few extras like batteries. I also used the Lowepro 17L AW to carry a model robot made of LEGOs for my weekly First Lego League meeting when I had to take the robot home for some troubleshooting.
The Lowepro bag is a handy size for many uses including cameras and other electronics and makes a very handy carry case with its top handle and shoulder strap with padding. The bag does have the removable interior case which is a unique feature so you can use both separately or together.
I am very impressed with the quality of the bag and checking the seams and stitching I only see top quality sewing with no loose or messy seams. The bag has held up just fine with my limited use and I am sure it will last a good long time as well because of the Lowepro reputation.
Lowepro has a very good reputation for their products when looking at their line of camera bags on Amazon with a four to five star rating for their bags. I did not find any bags on Amazon that had less than a four star rating from customers who bought their bags which is quite impressive.
I highly recommend the Lowepro Nova Sport 17L AW should bag for a nice smaller sized camera bag that also has room for a lens or two with a tablet.
Removable interior padded case
Quality materials and stitching
Plenty of room and pockets
Unique handle sleeve