The Diana+ Lens Cap Security Cord

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In the past they say to you "get rid of that lens cap", but today I say "lens cap protect your baby Diana lens". To keep this important piece of your camera you can try this tip!

In the past we’re told that we have forget the lens cap, but times are changing and your loved one – the Diana F+ have a little gleamy and new plastic eye and you want to keep it shiny forever. So, give this a try and protect your beloved camera.

Nice and easy! Just get some nylon black cord (or any other stuff, like little chains, for example), drill a little hole in your lens cap, tie up to the camera and pass it through the little hole you just made and make a strong knot within it. With this, you´ll never lose your lens cap ever! Your Diana+ will keep it´s bright plastic eye like new for a long long time.

This could also be done with any camera and its lens cap.

written by dux_x on 2009-09-21 in #gear #tipster #quickie-tipster #diana #lens-cap #tipster #dx #diana-lens #cap #gambi #diy #duxx #dux_x #tips #gambiarra #protection #lens

17 Comments

  1. dogma
    dogma ·

    Cool idea :) Elikon4 has same possibility

  2. disdis
    disdis ·

    Good idea for not losing the cap again!

  3. stouf
    stouf ·

    Simple and efficient !

  4. panelomo
    panelomo ·

    very well done!

  5. quaisoir
    quaisoir ·

    great tip...diana caps are so easy to lose.

  6. takezzo
    takezzo ·

    i've already lost it, hahaha... and the cap for my fisheye 2, too... hahaha...

  7. ilovemydiana
    ilovemydiana ·

    get rid of it...??? no wat i need that baby for pin holes! but its hard to use since the silver ring around the lens fell off :o\ great idea though. i find the most simple tips the best.

  8. comezone
    comezone ·

    great tip, my diana has never had a cap. one of my friends lost it before giving it to me. =( she was new.

  9. vjweedman
    vjweedman ·

    parabens! pela dica e pelo niver! haha

  10. threemoons
    threemoons ·

    Great idea, need to do this on both of my Dianas and my mini!

  11. gabrimm
    gabrimm ·

    I've just done it in mi Diana Mini, but in the Mini is a little more complicated for it's size!!!!

  12. dux_x
    dux_x ·

    everyone:
    thanx guys, i´ll always share my ideas with you!

    gabrimm:
    Share your work with the diana mini lens cap!

  13. miss_behavin
    miss_behavin ·

    Great idea! You gave me the inspiration to do this, but just a little different with my Diana Mini! I don't know how to post the pictures though, i'm kinda new here... Could you help me out?

  14. pixelmatrix
    pixelmatrix ·

    I did this also since I've already dropped my lens cap about 10 times. I went to the craft store and got elastic nylon thread, so it's a little more flexible, and a bit thinner than the string in the pic above.

  15. lucioflajore
    lucioflajore ·

    the only bad thing about this is the fact that diana lens needs to be in complete darkness when not shooting as the shutter can easily be pressed by mistake and that will register in the shot whatever the lens is seeing, in this case a stream of light which still could be a nice effect, though the same would be expected in all shots.

  16. lucioflajore
    lucioflajore ·

    maybe the perfect idea is to use some insulation tape on the inside to block any light from getting through.

  17. nikosonthenet
    nikosonthenet ·

    Hey guys!!!... I am new here... Just bought my Diana F+ yesterday and i am so excited!
    GREAT TIP!! I have already done it for my brand new camera, so the camera and the Lens Cap , always keep together!!

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