The Billingham Hadley Digital will store a small DSLR with standard short zoom lens attached and the double darted flap locks into place with an adjustable quick release strap. The fully adjustable shoulder strap is designed to go under a leather loop, to which AVEA side pockets can be attached for added room.
M Billingham & Co was founded in 1973 and still runs as a family business today. The bags are a UK success story as they have been conceived, designed and made here in the United Kingdom as a spin off from fishing bags, apparently the photographers of New York bought the fishing bags to carry their camera equipment in, and the rest is, as they say, history. The bags have solid brass fittings, top grain leather and waterproof canvas which is specifically chosen for its natural properties and remarkably is incredibly resistant to the weather the UK has to offer.
Billingham have branched out into synthetic fibres, which are still tough and hard wearing, but slightly lighter than the canvas versions. The FibreNyte is a super durable fabric which has been bonded to a polyester lining using the Billingham StormBlock butyl rubber. This means that the bag weighs approximately 10% less than the traditional canvas bags. It is remarkably soft, which helps eliminate any abrasion and colourfast as the dyes are bonded to the material.
Covered by a 5 Year Manufacturer's Guarantee and is Made in England.