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The Enthusiast's Guide to DIY Photography by Mike Hagen

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60. DIY CAMERA BAG

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FOR THIS PROJECT, you’ll use any surplus canvas-style bag you have laying around. Inside, you’ll use closed-cell foam to cushion your lenses and cameras. This project works great for urban photography because the bag doesn’t look like a camera bag. The rattier the bag, the better. I know a few photographers who use old baby diaper bags just because they look less desirable to thieves.

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Parts List (Figure 60.1)

  • Old briefcase, rolling bag, or similar bag
  • Closed cell foam or camping pad foam
  • Gaffer tape
  • Scissors or razor blade ...

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