Camera bags have two possible purposes: storing equipment when not used and carrying equipment when used. If one always takes one's equipment with one, then the same bag serves both functions equally well. If, however, one selects the equipment that one needs for a particular trip and carries only what is necessary, the requirements of the two become very different. When travelling very light - a camera and one or two lenses, for example - it is possible to dispense with the bag entirely. Similarly, if one has one or two very large lenses, they can be stored and carried in their own bags. But, beyond this, how do people deal with this potential conflict of uses? How do people who do not take all their equipment with them for every trip (1) store; and (2) carry their equipment? I should be most interested to know.