I was looking for a case that would compactly fit my Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 L IS USM Lens (hood reversed, lens cap installed) with a full-sized Canon Digital SLR body attached. I settled on and am pleased with the Lightware z300 Case.
The Lightware z300 Case is very protective and attractive. The zippered and buckled top has a Velcro'd-in zippered pocket. I needed to remove this pocket to get my Canon 300mm f/2.8 Lens + pro body to fit. Even so, the fit is snug - exactly what I was looking for.
A shoulder strap and padded handle are provided for convenient transporting. Overall construction quality is very good. The rectangular shape of the Lightware z300 Case allows it to pack well with other rectangular cases.
Here is how Lightware describes their z300 Long Lens Case ...
"Designed to fit the Nikon, Canon and other 300mm 2.8 Lenses. Zippered flip lid has a detachable interior zippered "Trap Pack"pocket (patent pending) for a camera body, film, or accessories. Take out the Trap Pack and there's enough room to place the lens with camera body attached into the case.
Quick release fastex buckle allows the lid to be closed without having to zip it up. Ballistics fabric is waterproof (case is water resistant). Comes with a permanent adjustable shoulder strap. Adjustable exterior straps for Monopod. Exterior pockets on 3 sides for press passes, pens & pencils and important papers, or detachable "Z" Pocket (patent pending). Optional detachable "Z"Pockets accessory pouches available. (Each case will accommodate up to 3 pockets)."
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