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The Light Leak Game with Diana F+

You can never go wrong with Diana F+. A mistake which turned out into nice bursts of colors makes me want to do it more and more -- again and again. Leave your 120mm films for a while -- Let's move to 35mm, and enjoy the happy colors of the light leak.

As a newbie of Diana f+ user, I’ve been spending my time with 120 films a lot, until i finally decided to try the power of 35mm films with my Diana f+. Diana 35mm body back wasn’t my first decision. I found a video from Youtube about how-to use 35mm film in Diana/Holga camera, and somehow I managed it.

I only did one mistake : I closed the film counter with carton paper, instead of duct tape and aluminium foil.

And what happened next was a big surprise.

Pretty, stunning, colorful results came through the light leak. What more can i say? Those pictures speak about themselves with such amazing bursts of colors.

The excitement led me to another try.

Now tell me, aren’t you tempted already to try? ;)

written by exotrisc

10 comments

  1. sondyy

    sondyy

    wooookeeeee

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  2. maymosciaro

    maymosciaro

    I didn`t mean to... but got some leakes of my own!
    http://www.lomograph(…)os/12412799
    http://www.lomograph(…)os/12412806

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  3. exotrisc

    exotrisc

    @maymosciaro: oh nice! Well, it's not like i did this one on purpose at first.. :D but it was fun to know that i can play this light leak game with my diana :)
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  4. yattering

    yattering

    I don't get it well.
    Can you show me how closed the film counter? Any photos?

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  5. phil2k90

    phil2k90

    Fantastic! I did this too the first time - I thought cereal box stuck down with masking tape would suffice... Look what came out:
    http://www.lomograph(…)cket-wall-1

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  6. exotrisc

    exotrisc

    @Yattering: Sure, i can help you. :) Maybe through email or this? Actually i just covered the film counter with hard paper (like cereal box) and taped it. I'll put the pic soon! :D @phil Whoa! Nice! You did it well, mine were totally leaked probably because the weather here is so freaking hot. :D
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  7. boogie

    boogie

    yeah i want to learn how to do this as well

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  8. itsdebraanne

    itsdebraanne

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  9. chris-carnage

    chris-carnage

    yes, yes i am interested in trying this :P but i'm to lazy to load 35mm into the main camera. i'll stick to the other back :P

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  10. eva_eva

    eva_eva

    nice!! :D

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