Diana Mini Snowcat

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Use the scheme of your Diana clone on your Diana Mini!

Anyone who has ever looked through my Lomohome probably knows that the Diana Snowcat is my absolute favorite camera! I ordered it awhile ago not knowing what medium format film was. Much has happened since then and we have become a great team.

When the Diana Mini was released, I naturally purchased it, although I was not so enthusiastic about the combination of turquoise/black. Had I waited a bit, I would have probably opted for one of the lovely Mini clones out there now.

When I read the Tipster by mikahsupageek, I set off, bought acrylic paints, and went to work painting the Diana Mini to my expectation..
And voilà, here you can see the results!!

However, I would not recommend fully disassembling the Mini when painting because I seem to have damaged some of the mechanics by doing so and it gets stuck even more now.

written by shoujoai on 2011-06-01 in #gear #tipster #camera-modification #snowcat #diana-mini #acrylic #paint #cats #decoration #diana #white

2 Comments

  1. wn7ant
    wn7ant ·

    I liked the idea of using velcro on the sides of my Holga (replacing the metal clips that fall off). I found some lime green (acid green). I like the title "Roswell," for it. I didn't come up with it, but think it's cool.

  2. mikahsupageek
    mikahsupageek ·

    MAOOOW !!! =^..^=

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