Fisheye or Fisheye 2 cameras give us spectacular pictures in a circle, but one day I thought I could use that black space and obtain a rectangular image full of color.
I decided to shoot a roll of Fuji Sensia 100 and to cover the black space around the picture with textures so the whole rectangle will be full of color. For this purpose I first used my pink Fisheye 2 and then my LOMO LC-A+.
This is really easy and you can find the materials at home.
A minimized printed version of a picture took with a Fisheye camera.
A piece of cardboard or paper, I used paper from an old magazine.
First of all, when you place the film in the Fisheye camera, you have to mark somehow the way the film is placed, in my case I used strips of tape and placed them to mark the rectangle where the picture will be in the film, other people take a picture of how they placed the film, so that is up to you but you need to mark how you place the film.
This is what I did after using the roll in the Fisheye camera:
I printed a minimized version of a picture took with a Fisheye camera to mark the piece of paper and to mark the camera so I know how to place the circle.
I cut the paper in a way that the circle took with the Fisheye camera will be covered.
I left flaps at the top and bottom of the piece of paper.
I placed the tape in these flaps and placed the piece of paper in the camera.
I placed the film I already used with my Fisheye 2 into de LC-A+.
I shoot mostly textures to do like a frame around the pictures. Here are the best results, I hope you try this tip and enjoy shooting pictures both times!
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