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Use the Diana Close Up Lens with your LC-A

Have you ever tried using a lens meant for one camera on another? I combined two of the Lomography classics for this one!

I thought it would be cool to use the Diana Close-Up lens on the LC-A similar to the Holga tip I submitted, as with all cameras the focus range seems to be around 20cm thats 60cm or 3/4 times closer than you could get before.

With all the things you’d expect from your trusty LC-A such as great color saturation and vignetting, I just used some Kodak Gold for this gallery as its cheap and was a test roll and I feel the results came out great! Perhaps they could look even better if they were done with x-pro slide film! Unlike the Holga the depth of field seems to be a little greater making it a little easier for focusing etc. I just held the lens in front of the camera for taking pictures but if you cant be bothered with that you could use masking tape instead.

Its easy and you get great results!

written by dogtanian

11 comments

  1. abcdefuck

    abcdefuck

    great tip. thanks a lot. :)

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  2. stouf

    stouf

    Beautiful results !

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  3. vicuna

    vicuna

    Great shots & tip! And you put the distance setting on the LCA on 0,8 I presume?

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  4. ethermoon

    ethermoon

    love shot number 8!

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  5. zoe191

    zoe191

    great! i'll try this!

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  6. saviorjosh

    saviorjosh

    fantanstic! I always wanted to have a close-up lens for my LC-A!

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  7. dogtanian

    dogtanian

    @vicuna well i tried both but i used infinity as that worked better, same as did with my holga ones

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  8. life_on_mars

    life_on_mars

    good

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  9. jeabzz

    jeabzz

    cool! i will try it soon :)

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  10. ilovemydiana

    ilovemydiana

    great idea! thanks!

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  11. happylomotto

    happylomotto

    good tip but how can use it ?
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