When photographer Alessandro Della Bella‘s son Claudio was born in December 2014, he shared the happy news of the new family member by shooting a picture of Claudio sleeping in the main compartment of his camera bag.
Photojournalist Tom Pennington shared a similar photograph several years ago. It’s a shot that has been shared in photography forums over the years:
…but he gave Grayson a photographer press access pass as well!
If you’re a photographer, a new parent, and the owner of a large camera bag, give this cute portrait idea a shot, and be sure to share your results with us! (We’ll add new submissions in updates to this post).
Update: Alessandro Della Bella just sent us this new photo of Claudio in his camera bag, captured 8 months after the original photo above:
Update on 8/3/15: Photographer Ning Wong shot this portrait of his three-month-old daughter:
Update on 8/4/15: This pair is by photographer Chris Moncus:
Update on 8/7/15: Australian photographer Tyson Sadlo shot this portrait of his daughter Olivia:
Image credits: All photographs used with the permission of their respective owners