There are many weatherproof camera cases on the market. But it can be hard to quickly get a camera out of most of them, which means photographers could easily miss an important shot.
Agua is a weatherproof case that will protect cameras from a storm, but it’s been designed so that users can quickly pull it out and take a photo. There is no need for a separate camera strap because the camera gets attached to the bag via a quick-release buckle that allows the user to just pull it out of the bag to take a shot, but also protects the camera from falling. The bag is also padded on the inside, so users don’t need to keep the cap on the camera, allowing it to be ready for use at any time. There is also a special pocket for a lens cap to make sure that it doesn’t get lost.
The case comes in three main models: Agua 25 for mirrorless, bridge/superzoom and compact cameras at $55, Agua 35 for medium-size DSLR and large bridge cameras at $60, and Agua 45 for large-size DSLR cameras. Each will ship in November. The bag’s maker, which previously had a Kickstarter campaign for the Miggo camera strap that transforms into a protective case, set a Kickstarter goal of raising $20,000 by June 30.
The only negative about Agua seems to be that it can’t accommodate 70-200 f/4 lenses. But that’s really a minor issue, especially when factoring in the many kinds of cameras that it will accommodate.