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Turn a Diaper Bag Into a Stylish Camera Bag

Make: Diaper Bag Turned Stylish Camera Bag

This helpful and handy how-to post comes to us from OnSugar blogger Just 5 More Minutes, who shows us how to turn a diaper bag into a useful photography bag:

My camera goes everywhere with me — especially on our Airstream trips. Sometimes I feel uncomfortable carrying around a camera bag that just screams, "There is an expensive camera in this bag." I wanted something more discreet and not so obvious yet stylish at the same time. I scoured the Internet trying to find an alternative. I wanted something that could carry all of my equipment as well as my personal belongings, so I didn't have to haul my purse along, too. No luck, at least, nothing I liked was out there.

Diaper Bag turned Stylish Camera Bag

Then I started thinking about diaper bags. Most of them come with pockets galore (perfect for lenses, etc.), and some of them can be rather stylish as well. I found this diaper bag at Nordstroms and I just fell in love. Doesn't look like a diaper bag, does it? Or even a camera bag for that matter. The only problem was that the bag was not padded — but it did come with a diaper changing pad.

I started thinking I could easily eyeball the sizes of the inside pockets and "cut out" from the diaper pad pieces that could snugly encase my lenses.

So that's what I did. 

Find out what the finished product looks like over on the Just Five More Minutes blog! Create your own OnSugar blog, and you too could be featured on the homepage of GeekSugar!

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