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Diana F+ Camera Bag: Customized and Hand-Made!

Can't find the perfect bag to keep and carry your favorite camera? Do you find all designs too simple and boring? Why don't you go for it and make your own totally unique and customized bag!

The reason I decided to make my own bag for my Diana F+ was because I wasn’t totally sure about the only bag I found in the market (“Diana Ready To Shoot”). Due to the fact that you don’t need to take the camera out of it to take pictures, it covers the funniest part of my Diana F+ Mr. Pink.

I thought I would make my own bag that I can customize to my taste and would end up being unique. Besides, I study Fine Arts and I love doing crafts! So the idea of having a fun time motivated me even more to make this bag.

The only materials I needed were:
- Thin cardboard (1.5mm)
- Cutter
- Ruler
- Foam (on any colors you prefer)
- Cyanoacrylate (Super Glue)
- “Velcro” (or buttons, or anything you can think of to keep your bag closed!)

If you decide to make it… some piece of advice:
You have to keep in mind that the bag must be a few millimeters bigger than the camera, because the inside will be lined with foam (which is about 2mm thick) to protect your camera and keep it safe. It shouldn’t be too tight so you can put your camera in and take it out easily. You will have to line the inside of the bag before gluing the parts of the frame together.

When you have the bag frame perfectly mounted on the cardboard and lined with the foam, this is where the real fun begins by creating your own design with the foam of the colors you prefer. This material is very easy to cut and you will be able to make a unique design smoothly.

I also decided to make a bag for the flash of my Diana F+. I just added a strip behind so I can hook it with another strip and some velcro to the camera bag. Now, it’s so easier to carry everything together.

The Diana F+ is a new twist on the ‘60s classic cult camera. Famous for its dreamy and soft-focused images, the Diana F+ is now packed with extra features such as panorama and pinhole capabilities. Available in our Online Shop.

written by judi7h and translated by etxenike

24 comments

  1. jaydeepee

    jaydeepee

    i will sooooo try making one of this! its so pretty!
    could you please give more information on how to make it? thank you!

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  2. jaydeepee

    jaydeepee

    i will sooooo try making one of this! its so pretty!
    could you please give more information on how to make it? thank you!

    about 3 years ago · report as spam
  3. hpirnat

    hpirnat

    Its perfect! I want to know how to make it for my own Diana :) Can you tell a secret :))

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  4. clownshoes

    clownshoes

    awesome job

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  5. adam11

    You could be onto something here, could be a great lil business!
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  6. bridgetj

    bridgetj

    This is the best thing ever. I have two Dianas that badly need cases. OFF TO THE CRAFT STORE!!

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  7. nadinadu

    nadinadu

    that looks so cute!! :)

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  8. itsdebraanne

    itsdebraanne

    you should've entered this into the make your prophecy rumble bc this is amazing!! (:

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  9. marinabenito

    marinabenito

    awesome :) it looks really really great *

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  10. awhalelife

    awhalelife

    lovely~~~ i wish to make one for myself too =)
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  11. cutebun

    cutebun

    Awesome! I want one! =D

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  12. magali

    magali

    This is just so amazing!! :D

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  13. photomood

    photomood

    it's so nice! I want one.. Can you give us more details how to make it?

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  14. pinkpix

    pinkpix

    Love it!!

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  15. 1511

    1511

    lovely! really cute!

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  16. kuryzu

    kuryzu

    Cute.....! hehehehee

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  17. thepolaroid

    thepolaroid

    perfect! I'd love to have a go at it^^

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  18. thepolaroid

    thepolaroid

    perfect! I'd love to have a go at it^^

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  19. mloo

    mloo

    Wow! THis is CUTE!

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  20. sc-ting

    sc-ting

    this is so creative! i love it :D

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  21. aikokonoe

    aikokonoe

    this is so creative! but i'm just worried using velcro, i suggest of using some hardwares (metal button s something, well i don't know what it is called. haha) so that it won't take out so easily esp when you're using this bag in a crowded place. :) <3
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  22. alizlovescherry

    alizlovescherry

    lol, I'm so gonna use this tutorial to make my own bag. Sure gonna leave you my link of picture! (PS. It's gonna be japanese deco style!) ^^

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  23. bobby_sekeris

    bobby_sekeris

    So creative!

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  24. rstptrw

    rstptrw

    So damn cute! It was creative! I wanna make one for my new camera Diana F+. Just wait the result: )
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