Masking with Lomography Diana F+ using paper cut outs.
Masking is a great experiment and as I said before, pretty addictive, therefore for this experiment I tried to use a different variation.
The steps are listed below:
1. I drew the star on a piece of black paper.
2. After I cut it out, I placed that piece of paper (where I cut the star out from) inside the Diana +F and shot the roll.
3. By using a pin, I made 4 fine scratch marks of where the four points of the stars were. This would help me align the cut out star perfectly (…well almost) for the double exposure.
4. Shot the roll.
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