FoilJoy - Flashless Color Delight

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All of you colorsplashers out there, listen up! The absence of fresh batteries for my "colorsplash flash":http://www.lomography.com/colorsplashflash recently cheered up my creativity. But as we all know - necessity is the mother of invention!

All of you colorsplashers out there, listen up! The absence of fresh batteries for my colorsplash flash recently cheered up my creativity. But as we all know – necessity is the mother of invention!


I insisted on colorizing my LC-A++ pictures that day so I just took two of the color-foils that came with my Diana+ Flash and glued them in between lens and film with electrical tape (residue free, easily detachable!) leaving a little slot in between the two foils for a little extra light to creep in eventually.

As you see that gap allowed the light to pass without limits in the middle of the picture only. I´ll now start trying to make some “tiffany”- style foils. Maybe that adds some nice color-patterns on my pictures.

written by somapic on 2009-01-04 in #gear #tipster

13 Comments

  1. mattcharnock
    mattcharnock ·

    Awesome technique!

  2. emonemo
    emonemo ·

    Really simple yet cool effects! Thanks for sharing! :)

  3. grad
    grad ·

    i use diana color gels with saplers (super, action, oktomat)

  4. mattdude1081
    mattdude1081 ·

    Ah! I got the technique right!

  5. pederzani
    pederzani ·

    I said color gels on the lens, but I mean it's basically the same thing, hopefully i still get my piggies!

  6. day3hugger
    day3hugger ·

    thanks for this tip!! my colorsplash just broke

  7. olique
    olique ·

    wow!
    thanx!

  8. fash_on
    fash_on ·

    I was right too, on the lens (in front or behind) not on the flash :)))
    When do we get the solo piggy please?

  9. panelomo
    panelomo ·

    wow! thanks for the tip!

  10. hanspan
    hanspan ·

    i might have a go in some of my other cams.. i sadly dont have an LC-A yet!!!!

  11. mizzfonky
    mizzfonky ·

    Most been the best tip I ever seen here.. definitely will try this out !! Thx a lot !

  12. ukaaa
    ukaaa ·

    Nice tip, I love shot 5 in the 2nd slideshow :)

  13. mandashitley
    mandashitley ·

    thanks for the tip

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