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Lowepro Event Messenger Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

based on 632 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Event Messenger - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

89% of the reviewers give the Lowepro Event Messenger a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (72%)
Good (17%)
Average (7%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (0%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Lowepro Event Messenger:

Reviewers like these things about the Lowepro Event Messenger

  • Several users noted that the Lowepro Event Messenger is ideal when carrying gear.
  • Reviewers thought that its Quiet-mode flap provides hook and loop fasteners for the security that they need.
  • According to those who have tried the bag, it is very spacious.
  • Reviewers thought that it appears to be well made, roomy and lightweight.
  • Users found that the bag is comfortable to use.
  • They also mentioned that it has a padded and adjustable divider system.
  • Users also praised its zippered front pocket which keeps their items organized.
  • Several reviewers have pointed out that the bag is ideal to use when traveling.
  • They also mentioned that its shoulder strap is comfortable.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that the bag's side pockets are tiny and unusable.
  • Another reviewer said that the padding is not great at the bottom.


Crowdsourced specs across all Lowepro Event Messenger models and sizes:

Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 13 inches


vs Lowepro Bags

The Lowepro Event Messenger ranks #3 compared with the other Lowepro bags.

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3Lowepro Event Messenger
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4Lowepro Protactic
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5Lowepro Trekker
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vs All Bags

The Lowepro Event Messenger ranks #522 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Lowepro Event Messenger vs the Think Tank Retrospective.

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Lowepro Event Messenger vs Think Tank Retrospective

Lowepro Event Messenger
Lowepro Event Messenger


Based on 632 reviews

Think Tank Retrospective
Think Tank Retrospective

Based on 333 reviews

Weight: 2.15-3.3 oz
Price: $$$

  • The Event Messenger is rated a little bit worse than the Retrospective.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 965 reviews of the two bags.

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the Retrospective is available in these colors:

Selected Reviews

The Phoblographer

If you’re a shoulder bag type at all, it doesn’t really get much better than this.

Posted 23 June 2012 by Felix - Read full review

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Last updated on July 04, 2019