Zeikos Hard Camera Case
When professional photographers travel with their camera, a durable case is essential. There are many varieties of camera cases, but many photographers opt for hard cases when theyre on the go, as theyre designed to be protective and impact-resistant. Zeikos hard camera cases come in several sizes and styles.What should you consider when selecting a hard camera case?
When choosing one of these cases, photographers should consider:
- Size: Measure the camera you intend to travel with to ensure that it will fit securely in your case. If you are traveling by plane, make sure the case also meets airline carry-on requirements.
- Safety ratings: Photographers have different needs. If you need a case that can withstand rain and dust, check the cases waterproof and dustproof ratings.
- Organization: Determine how much equipment youll need to store in your case, and select a style that accommodates your gear.
- Carrying options: Select a carrying option that suits your travel needs.
Hard cases are designed to protect cameras from the elements. Common interior and exterior features include:
- Padded interior: Case interiors are lined with foam padding and arranged for organization. Multiple compartments allow users to safely carry extra photography equipment, such as lenses, flashes, and battery packs. In some styles, these compartments are adjustable.
- Pockets: In addition to the foam lined compartments, cases may also have zipped pockets on the inside lid.
- Locks: Many cases have lockable designs for added security.
- Latches: In some styles, the latches are equipped with integrated release valves.
- Handles: Lift handles are the most common carrying mechanism, but some cases come with additional carrying options, such as backpack straps and shoulder straps.
Because hard cases usually have adjustable foam interiors, they can be used to store a variety of photography equipment. Some styles, however, are designed to accommodate a specific type of camera or accessory, such as:
- Video cameras
- Drone technology
Most of these cases are made of the following materials:
- Exterior: The hard exterior is usually made of formed ABS polymer.
- Interior: The interiors of these cases are usually padded with foam inserts. In some styles, these foam inserts are covered in an easy-to-clean fabric like nylon.
Traditionally, the exteriors of Zeikos hard cases are black. Some styles have a hardware, such as closures and handles, made of metal. They may also have metallic accents around the edges of the exterior shell.Content provided for informational purposes only. eBay is not affiliated with or endorsed by Zeikos.