Taking Back Tipsters: Bag Solutions


Camera bags are almost as important to us Lomographers as the cameras themselves. We simply cannot be caught dead with a garish bag now, can we?

Choosing a camera bag is like choosing the perfect shoe. You can keep on trying new ones but eventually, you’ll find the perfect match. Here are a couple of Tipsters that detail how to make your camera bags, some from scratch, some with recycled components. Hopefully, one of these would be the perfect one for you!

Photo from Fab

DIY Film Slide Tote by cruzron

If you have old mounted slides that you want to put to good use, upcycle it into a chic tote bag to carry your plastic fantastic cameras!

Photo from Crafted Images

Transporting Your Camera Using a Tablecloth by cruzron

Camera bags need not be expensive. Case in point is this DIY solution that uses an old table cloth!

Photo from Allan Mowery

DIY Waxed Canvas Camera Bag by cruzron

Want one of those awesome looking but incredibly expensive waxed canvas bags? Just do it yourself!

Tote Bagging the Cyanotype by stratski

Don’t settle for an ordinary looking tote bag. Add in a dash of analogue love with cyanotype!

Vanity of Vanities: Cosmetics Kit as Camera Bag by denisesanjose

Just because it was meant for use for something else doesn’t mean you can’t repurpose it and give it a new lease on life. Introducing the cosmetics kit camera bag!

written by cruzron on 2014-02-08 #gear #tutorials #camera #storage #tipster #bag #taking-back-tipsters

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