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DIY Colour Filters

Even if you're out in the street, under the sun while taking pictures of anything that sparkles...why not add a some colour to your photos with these hand made filters!

Using your scissors, cut some circles from coloured plastic sheets about the size of your camera’s lens.

Circles should not be necessarily perfect in diameter.Use an adhesive tape to paste the filter to the case of your camera.

Now your filters are ready. Go out and take shots under the solar weather. They will come out very bright with contrast coloured corner vignettes. For the best results use a 400 ASA film.

written by life_on_mars

20 comments

  1. larslau

    larslau

    Nice idea!

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  2. scootiepye

    scootiepye

    simple but effective - yeah I agree nice idea :)

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  3. grad

    grad

    хороший способ, увеличить виньетирование.
    например на lca+

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  4. kylethefrench

    kylethefrench

    that is great but the big question is where do yo get these colored plastic sheets?

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  5. breakphreak

    breakphreak

    thanks, herr Matisse!

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  6. stouf

    stouf

    Excellent ! And the results are beautiful !

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  7. dogma

    dogma

    cool idea!!!!!!! Im gone try it out!!!!!

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  8. adi_totp

    adi_totp

    lovely!!

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  9. eyecon

    eyecon

    ..and so easy to do! Thanks for the tip!

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  10. superlighter

    superlighter

    very nice and effective tip!

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  11. jaminsemirang

    jaminsemirang

    i really like your tip! I should try this by myself immediately, well, I've tried to put those colour plastics towards my flash and it worked! HAhaha

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  12. codex

    codex

    Стимулирует на ломо исследования и креатив! ;))

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  13. lomosexual_manboy

    lomosexual_manboy

    Cool, lots of potential in this.

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  14. u-t-e

    u-t-e

    Love shot number 9!!!

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  15. dixie_flatline

    dixie_flatline

    thanks for the tip, it's very nice.
    I will try soon...

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  16. cybervixen

    cybervixen

    fabulous idea, thanks heaps for sharing :D
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  17. ifisheye

    ifisheye

    its like a coloured vignette!!!

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  18. pith

    pith

    Where can I get these coloured plastic sheets?

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  19. lucyinthesky

    lucyinthesky

    you can probably just use old plastic coloured duotangs (for the people wondering where to get the sheets)... cool idea. might attempt it with my diana mini this summer.

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  20. bylcuenca

    bylcuenca

    wicked! i love it

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