Staying Focused with the Diana F+ and Diana Mini

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Seeing is believing! I love taking out my Diana duo, the F+ and the Mini, but I was having trouble seeing my focus arrow in the dark. Time after time, the sun would go down and the night's darkness was upon me. I couldn't focus, I had to fix this!

Gold glitter on focusing arrow

It was an easy solution. I grabbed some glitter nail polish and marked my arrow. Lo and behold, I could see! Adding a little bit of shimmer and shine set the focus arrow apart from the black backdrop. If you don’t have nail polish, try to glue something shiny- foil, paint, or a metallic sticker- anything that can reflex a little bit of light!

All in all, I have no trouble focusing anymore. My glittery arrow keeps me focused at anytime of the day!

written by lynxalb00 on 2012-09-20 in #gear #tipster #light #diy #diana-mini-top-tipsters #easy #focus #tipster #diana-mini #diana-f #camera #darkness #see

2 Comments

  1. robotmonkey1996
    robotmonkey1996 ·

    Since the focal length is so short, it's easier to just leave it on infinity all the time at f:11 and only set to .6 meters when you're really close up. Hope it helps!

  2. denisesanjose
    denisesanjose ·

    Cool! It's just like my Tipster: www.lomography.com/magazine/tipster/2012/08/07/focusing-on-… Except I used neon nail polish :-)

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