This tip will allow you to use the plastic colored gels that come with your Diana flash to bring color to your 35mm Diana F+ shots.
For this tip you will need 2 plastic color gels from your Diana+ flash kit (I chose red and blue for this experiment, but you could use any colors you want) and scotch/cello tape.
I started with the square 35mm mask with perforations because it was the mask that would most easily fit the plastic color gels. After choosing which colors I wanted to use, I grabbed my tape and cut a small piece (about 1/2cm long), so that I could tape the 2 filters together. I did this by placing half of the piece of tape on the 2 gels together and the other was left to hang off so that I could stick it to the inside of the camera. While taping the gels together I decided to leave a small gap between them, so that the natural light and color of what I was shooting would come through.
Once I had both sides of the 2 gels taped to the inside of the camera, I loaded my 35mm film and shot away.
While I realize this is a fairly simple tip to try I think it has produced some pretty cool results. I hope you will try this tip and use some creativity in choosing your colored gels.
This month, I'll be teaching you how to use different techniques to add effects to your photos. BE patient enough and follow these quick tips to find out how I manipulated my film to achieve reddish tones in my photos.
This photo looks like it comes from a tale of fire and ice! Enjoy this street snap that flawlessly combined fiery red and icy blue colors in one go. Congratulations to mafiosa for having our Photo of the Day!
I backed the Kickstarter project for the Lomo’Instant earlier this year and was thrilled to receive it last week. I love how the camera naturally encourages you to experiment with its different features, whether it’s through flashing your multiple exposures with different colors or trying different creative techniques after your shots has been ejected. Here are a few tips from what I’ve discovered from playing with the camera so far (and a couple of tips I want to try out in future)!
I've always been looking for a really simple solution to hold my color gels of my Diana Mini's flash WITH the camera and make them easy to grab when I want to use them. I also wanted something to keep them from getting damaged. Let me show you how I found a simple way to make it.
Have you ever experienced feeling goosebumps all over your body, that your heart seems to jump out of your ribcage, your common sense is set on pause and you just breathe and enjoy the moment? Together with The Red Bulletin, we want to see YOUR moment beyond everyday life. Are you ready for the photographic #yourmoment #beyondtheordinary challenge? Take part in our photo competition! The two best shots will be awarded with a camera, and the first 500 to register will get a one-year free subscription of The Red Bulletin!
The Smartphone Film Scanner offers Lomographers and analog lovers a quick, easy and portable way to scan 35mm films. Simply turn on the Smartphone Film Scanner back-light, insert your film, take a photo of it using your Smartphone and use your phone's camera or the specially-developed App (iPhone and Android versions available) to edit and share.
The fun and easy way to share instant memories has arrived. The new Fujifilm Instax Share SP-1 is an easy-to-use and nifty printer that will allow you to directly print images from your smartphone. So whether you’re a smartphone snapper or more likely, an analogue lover who likes to brag your shots, you now have an easy, more effective way to share all that analogue love. Use the Fujifilm Instax Share SP-1 to print out and share your images.
Now there’s an even more fun and easy way to share instant memories with friends. The new Fujifilm Instax Share SP-1 is a portable printer that allows you to print the images directly from your smartphone as super cool instant photos, using the free Instax Share App. We have very limited quantities, so don’t miss the chance to get this very exclusive item!
The original Diana F is a plastic beauty from 1960s Hong Kong. The Diana F+ is a reinterpretation, which is in no way inferior to the old Diana. It´s so versatile with all the optional accessories and lenses like no other lomography camera. And because of this, I will show you what makes this camera so special.
Lomography has announced that shipping of the Lomo’Instant will begin in December, but if you want to use a lomographic instant camera with an interchangeable lens system, among other possibilities immediately, you should try the Diana F+ Instant Camera!