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Masked Supersampler

Use a paper mask to create a different photo or minimovie, the following modification is temporary and you can take it off anytime you like. The process is simple but it takes a little bit of patience and a steady hand to do it.

Use a paper mask to create a different photo or minimovie, the following modification is temporary and you can take it off anytime you like. The process is simple but it takes a little bit of patience and a steady hand to do it.

Open the back plate of your (unloaded) Supersampler and look into the (4) four framed box, if you look carefully you will notice there is a slot where you can apply a piece of paper as a mask without interfering with the film (the slot bottom is a bit lower then the rest of the film guide).

Step 1 – The dimension of the four framed box is 37mm x 24mm, cut a piece of paper with that dimensions.

Step 2 – Draw the limit of each frame (9.25mm between frames), these lines will be useful for you to identify the boundaries of each frame when drawing.

Step 3 – Draw whatever you want on each frame.

Step 4 – Before cutting the drawing out of the mask, apply some tape to make it more resistant.

Step 5 – Cut the drawing out of the mak, use a thin blade to do the cuts and a hard paper base beneath the drawing so the cuts can be more accurate.

Step 6 – Cut thin stripes of tape and apply them to the mask which allows you to fix the mask into the slot, just make sure that the mask and the tape don’t interfere with any of the Supersampler components and film.

I used a CAD drawing software to make and print several masks in a A4 sheet, then I used a surgical blade to cut the drawing out of the mask; next time I will try to find a cutting plotter to make the masks on a sticker.

Check out the supersampler microsite here

written by zulupt

19 comments

  1. kylethefrench

    kylethefrench

    oh that is super awesome, wonderful idea

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  2. wil6ka

    wil6ka

    cute!

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  3. cyanwater

    cyanwater

    nice idea!

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  4. halfawakehaiku

    halfawakehaiku

    Holy Hell! Thanks for the idea!

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  5. weechonghooi

    weechonghooi

    wow.. cool~!!

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  6. oldskool_rider

    oldskool_rider

    haha...i love it!

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  7. graefin

    graefin

    so simple and such a great effect! I try this one!

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  8. superlighter

    superlighter

    oh my oh my oh my!!!

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  9. mephisto19

    mephisto19

    great idea!

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  10. goldie

    goldie

    Spectacular ...

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  11. lomodirk

    lomodirk

    Haha, that`s funny, great idea

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  12. paper_doll

    paper_doll

    cool cool cool idea! the portuguese crew does NOT rest! :D

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  13. hanspan

    hanspan

    thats brill - lomo fun :D

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  14. zoe191

    zoe191

    cool! :)

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  15. zulupt

    zulupt

    Thanks all for the kind comments :) iI will upload some more tips&tricks soon!

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  16. mcrstar

    mcrstar

    super!

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  17. chucknoz

    chucknoz

    Hmm, wonder if this would work on my actionsampler too - may have a play around with it.

    almost 5 years ago · report as spam
  18. ecchymoses

    ecchymoses

    super sweet! <3!

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  19. oktokto

    oktokto

    cool :)!

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