Camera Coats: Bye-Bye Bulky Camera Bag! {Giveaway}

Camera Coats

I really love taking photos with my DSLR camera but I rarely carry it with me when I go out with my son. It’s just very difficult to carry my purse, snack bag and a separate camera bag at the same time!  Sometimes I end up hanging my camera around my neck and just taking it without a camera bag but that’s usually not the best for the camera because it ends up covered with sand, water, food and more. Not good!

Enter the latest cool camera accessory, Camera Coats. These stylish covers wrap around your camera to cover it and protect it, allowing you to tuck your camera into your purse or diaper bag. You can also just cover your camera with a Camera Coat and head to the park without a camera bag, specially if you purchase the water resistant cover.

Camera Coats

Camera coats are made of soft cotton with a fatty layer of padding that keeps your camera safe on the go. They also feature three outside pockets that are wonderful for your SD card, extra battery or lens cap. A sturdy buckle attaches to you own camera strap while you are shooting so you don’t have to put the Camera Coat down.

I absolutely love all of the fabulous designs available on the website. I had a hard time picking just one but I am in love with the Chevron design I picked. The inside of the Camera Coat is super soft and the outside of it wipes clean easily. I also really like the sturdy velcro closure that keeps the camera in place.

Camera Coats

All Camera Coats are carefully made by hand in the USA and they have a size chart to ensure they will fit your specific camera. You can get your Camera Coat online at  www.cameracoats.com.

Win it: One very lucky US/CAN reader will win a Camera Coat (design of their choice). Enter to win via Rafflecopter below. Good Luck!

Disclosure: I received a sample of a product to facilitate this post. All views and opinions stated on this post are 100% my own.

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Hi, my name is Angela van Tijn and I live in Vancouver, Canada with my wonderful husband, our two boys and our puppy. I am the founder and primary contributor behind One Smiley Monkey. Welcome to my blog!
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98 responses to “Camera Coats: Bye-Bye Bulky Camera Bag! {Giveaway}”

  1. SusanVT — August 2, 2013 @ 5:20 pm (#)

    Love the Chevron designs, super cool!

  2. Lauren — August 2, 2013 @ 5:21 pm (#)

    This is a great idea, I love the way it looks and have this same problem with my DSLR.

  3. HilLesha — August 2, 2013 @ 5:32 pm (#)

    I love the Mustard Yellow Damask {*WaterProof} Rain Slicky,

  4. Travelbuds — August 2, 2013 @ 6:07 pm (#)

    I love the Alpine Nylon {Ultra Padded & WaterRepellent} Navy Vest

  5. yana — August 2, 2013 @ 6:22 pm (#)

    love the alpine nylon

  6. Mary Happymommy — August 2, 2013 @ 7:09 pm (#)

    I love the Glimmer of Paris/Black {*WaterProof} Rain Slicky.

  7. Shawn — August 2, 2013 @ 7:54 pm (#)

    Allie Chevron

  8. Nicolas — August 2, 2013 @ 8:38 pm (#)

    Wow that is some colorful bag. Actually seems great to conceal a camera because it doesn’t scream camera bag.

  9. Sheila Hall — August 2, 2013 @ 9:14 pm (#)

    The chevron design is my favorite!

  10. Lien — August 2, 2013 @ 9:57 pm (#)

    Gray on Gray

  11. ariel chiu — August 3, 2013 @ 12:39 am (#)

    chevron !

  12. GABRIELLE — August 3, 2013 @ 2:34 am (#)

    I love the te amo version! theyre sold out though 🙁

  13. Jeffrey — August 3, 2013 @ 6:25 am (#)

    Love the Chevron design!

  14. Vesper — August 3, 2013 @ 8:09 am (#)

    I like the 22 (waterproof) rain slicky

  15. Hillary Kladke — August 3, 2013 @ 9:39 am (#)

    I love the Retro Daisy Gray {*WaterProof} Rain Slicky. So adorable! My dog’s name is Daisy, so I’m drawn to things that have to do with daisies 🙂

  16. Ben James — August 3, 2013 @ 10:00 am (#)

    The Darby Jacket design looks cool!

  17. Melanie Ann — August 3, 2013 @ 10:27 am (#)

    OMGosh… these are fabulous! I LOVE the navy chevron stripe coat!

  18. meegan whitford — August 3, 2013 @ 11:10 am (#)

    Aqua Chevron would be my fav pattern

  19. Ken Ohl — August 3, 2013 @ 11:13 am (#)

    aqua chevron

  20. Viv Sluys — August 3, 2013 @ 11:29 am (#)

    I like Glimmer of Paris/Black because it’s pretty but not so girly that my husband wouldn’t carry it. Perfect since we share a camera

  21. Fan R @ Teddy Out-Ready — August 3, 2013 @ 11:44 am (#)

    I like 22 {*Waterproof} Rain Slicky

  22. Julie G. — August 3, 2013 @ 12:06 pm (#)

    I think the Mady Lime Chevron {WaterRepellent} one would be perfect for my DIL

  23. maegan delormem — August 3, 2013 @ 12:07 pm (#)

    love the Glimmer of Paris/Black

  24. Sandi Tymchuk — August 3, 2013 @ 1:08 pm (#)

    So many to choose from! The green burlap is understated, and appeals to me today.

  25. Laurie Snow — August 3, 2013 @ 1:21 pm (#)

    Love the Mrs. Lee Silky Cotton Coat

  26. Carole B. — August 3, 2013 @ 2:10 pm (#)

    I like the Touch of Glitter/Rose

  27. jules p — August 3, 2013 @ 2:15 pm (#)

    I love the mustard yellow damask .

  28. EmelynTrevino — August 3, 2013 @ 2:18 pm (#)

    I like the Glimmer Of Paris/ Black

  29. tennille — August 3, 2013 @ 2:48 pm (#)

    EVERY chevron they carry has me drooling! I would definately choose one with a matching strap.

  30. Britni Bradford — August 3, 2013 @ 7:29 pm (#)

    I love the Aqua Chevron {*WaterProof} Rain Slicky

  31. Margaux - retrophiliac — August 3, 2013 @ 7:33 pm (#)

    Green Burlap (Limited Edition)

  32. Melissa Avey — August 3, 2013 @ 8:46 pm (#)

    I like the green burlap!

  33. Marilyne Lavoie — August 3, 2013 @ 8:59 pm (#)

    green burlap

  34. Amanda Alvarado — August 3, 2013 @ 9:28 pm (#)

    I like the Alpine Nylon {Ultra Padded & WaterRepellent} Black Vest!

  35. Alison K — August 3, 2013 @ 11:26 pm (#)

    Visited CameraCoats.com and my favourite design from their store is their, “Alpine Nylon {Ultra Padded & WaterRepellent} Black Vest” … it’s got 3 pockets in the back, a strong velcro closure & is available in 5 sizes.

  36. Olivia L — August 3, 2013 @ 11:53 pm (#)

    My fave design is the Mady Lime chevron

  37. Carole Burant — August 4, 2013 @ 5:12 am (#)

    What an awesome idea, I would love to win one…my camera case is wayyy to bulky!!!

  38. Beth Rosell — August 4, 2013 @ 7:52 am (#)

    My favorite design is the Brown Cord w/ Chevron inside – http://www.cameracoats.com/product/brown-cord-w-chevron-inside

  39. Lisa Marshall — August 4, 2013 @ 8:30 am (#)

    I like the Green Chevron.

  40. Jennifer L. — August 4, 2013 @ 10:35 am (#)

    My favourite design is the Free Spirit Blue

  41. Elisa w — August 4, 2013 @ 11:42 am (#)

    I love the cute pattern and stylish bag for my camera!

  42. Keara B. — August 4, 2013 @ 1:10 pm (#)

    I hike a lot, so I’d love to have the Light Gray Alpine Nylon. 🙂

  43. charityk — August 4, 2013 @ 2:39 pm (#)

    green burlap

  44. Trina — August 4, 2013 @ 3:56 pm (#)

    Slick Black Faux! Waterproof all the way!

  45. Cheri Gallant — August 4, 2013 @ 4:51 pm (#)

    Grey on Grey

  46. Tamar — August 4, 2013 @ 5:24 pm (#)

    I like the Hipster blueberry.

  47. Anu Chopra — August 4, 2013 @ 6:41 pm (#)

    I really like the “Free Spirit Blue” – it’s waterproof too!

  48. lori butler — August 4, 2013 @ 8:04 pm (#)

    i love the ti amo 🙂

  49. Steph Bkn — August 5, 2013 @ 5:15 am (#)

    love the grey on grey rain slicky!

  50. JLin — August 5, 2013 @ 9:42 am (#)

    grey on grey

  51. dv8 — August 5, 2013 @ 12:16 pm (#)

    I like the Alpine Nylon Black Vest so I don’t draw attention to my camera at an event.

  52. Julie bolduc — August 5, 2013 @ 12:17 pm (#)

    Grey on grey rain slicky is awesome

  53. Wanda Bergman — August 5, 2013 @ 2:52 pm (#)

    My favourite is:
    Retro Daisy Gray {*WaterProof} Rain Slicky

  54. Tara — August 5, 2013 @ 6:28 pm (#)

    I really like the red damask.

  55. Jennifer P. — August 5, 2013 @ 8:45 pm (#)

    I love the Allie Chevron but I wish it were waterproof instead of water repellant. The Green Burlap is really cool too, but if I had to choose one favourite I guess it would be the Mustard Yellow Damask because I like the style, colour and the fact that it is waterproof. Or maybe the Free Spirit Gray… Oh brother, it is so hard to choose!!

  56. Connie Gruning — August 5, 2013 @ 9:00 pm (#)

    I would love to have the Retro Daisy Gray {*WaterProof} Rain Slicky. So cute!! Thank you for the chance.

  57. Stephanie O — August 6, 2013 @ 7:52 am (#)

    My favorite is the mustard yellow damask.

  58. jan — August 6, 2013 @ 8:39 am (#)

    the Mustard Yellow Damask {*WaterProof} Rain Slicky

  59. Lisa C. — August 6, 2013 @ 9:24 am (#)

    I would get the Slick Black Faux {WaterProof} Limited Edition so DH would wear it too. 😉

  60. francine — August 6, 2013 @ 12:07 pm (#)

    Jane Eyre Shabby Coat {Sold Out} Limited Edition…

    like the title says its sole out but i liked the 3 lowers on it.

  61. Stacey R — August 6, 2013 @ 1:46 pm (#)

    I love the Allie Chevron {WaterRePellent}

  62. heidi — August 6, 2013 @ 8:32 pm (#)

    glimmer of paris black rain slicky

  63. Nancy T — August 7, 2013 @ 7:05 am (#)

    I love the Mustard Yellow Damask Rain Slicky! Yellow is my favourite colour!

  64. Kianna Rose — August 7, 2013 @ 7:36 am (#)

    I love the Glimmer of Paris bag, It’s so cute and I love damask!

  65. Lori Bazan — August 7, 2013 @ 1:21 pm (#)

    Alpine Nylon Navy Vest…love it!

  66. Jennifer — August 7, 2013 @ 7:42 pm (#)

    I like the mody lime chevron!

  67. Michelle — August 8, 2013 @ 2:38 pm (#)

    mustard yellow damask. Beautiful!

  68. heather — August 8, 2013 @ 10:39 pm (#)

    grey on grey

  69. Carol Denny — August 9, 2013 @ 3:39 am (#)

    I would like the Mady Lime cheveron

  70. orangeheromama — August 10, 2013 @ 4:58 am (#)

    I love the glimmer of paris/black!

  71. Dee — August 10, 2013 @ 5:05 am (#)

    I have three small kids – so that bulky camera bag gets in the way. The 22 waterproof rain slicky would be AMAZING!

  72. Laura — August 10, 2013 @ 6:38 am (#)

    I like darby jacket.

  73. Mary I — August 10, 2013 @ 11:59 am (#)

    my favorite design is the Touch of Glitter/White {*WaterProof} Rain Slicky

  74. kelsie — August 10, 2013 @ 9:34 pm (#)

    i love the aqua navy chevron one (:

  75. Casey P — August 11, 2013 @ 3:28 pm (#)

    Mustard yellow damask for sure! So cute!

  76. Jessica C — August 12, 2013 @ 7:00 am (#)

    I really like this one 22 {*Waterproof} Rain Slicky

  77. Debbie Petch — August 14, 2013 @ 1:13 pm (#)

    I like the Touch of Glitter black!
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  78. andie — August 16, 2013 @ 6:22 am (#)

    I’d choose the AQUA CHEVRON design pattern.

  79. Jennifer — August 16, 2013 @ 11:53 am (#)

    I really like the free spirit blue print!

  80. polly — August 16, 2013 @ 2:03 pm (#)

    I like the green chevron

  81. Alex Cooke — August 20, 2013 @ 2:18 am (#)

    What an adorable idea! Wish I thought of it first 🙂

  82. molli vandehey — August 20, 2013 @ 10:29 pm (#)

    free spirit blue!

  83. Paul K — August 21, 2013 @ 7:19 am (#)

    The gray on gray is the one I like

  84. ashley — August 22, 2013 @ 8:16 pm (#)

    I like the lucy chevron bag the best

  85. Rose Santuci-Sofranko — August 22, 2013 @ 9:20 pm (#)

    I like the “Glimmer of Paris” in black.

  86. Holly Farrell — August 24, 2013 @ 6:34 am (#)

    The Petite Fleurs is definitely my favorite! 🙂

  87. caroline m. — August 24, 2013 @ 12:31 pm (#)

    I like the Alpine Nylon Vest Black

  88. natasha severson — August 25, 2013 @ 6:36 am (#)

    i love love love the paris one!!

  89. laurie nykaza — August 30, 2013 @ 2:39 pm (#)

    retro daisy pink is so cute

  90. R groen — August 30, 2013 @ 8:54 pm (#)

    What an inspiring alternative to those typical clunky bags!

  91. Vera P. — August 31, 2013 @ 10:05 pm (#)

    I like the Lucy Chevron print.

  92. Tram Le — September 1, 2013 @ 5:20 pm (#)

    I like the Lucy Chevron print.

  93. Anna H. — September 1, 2013 @ 10:30 pm (#)

    I love the I love the Alpine Nylo!

  94. jules m. — September 2, 2013 @ 9:01 am (#)

    i love the Jane Eyre Shabby Coat {Sold Out} Limited Edition but its sold out!!
    my 2nd choice would be Slick Black Faux {WaterProof} Limited Edition

  95. ariel chiu — September 2, 2013 @ 10:29 am (#)

    chevron design!

  96. Michelle Tucker — September 2, 2013 @ 2:21 pm (#)

    I like the Green Burlap {Limited Edition} Coat. Very original.

  97. susan smoaks — September 2, 2013 @ 4:56 pm (#)

    i like the Glimmer of Paris/Red

  98. rosemary — September 2, 2013 @ 5:12 pm (#)

    wow

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