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Turn Diana Mini into Fisheye Camera

Hate that your Diana Mini can't capture Fisheye photos like Diana F+ or Fisheye camera, here's the cheap solution. =)

First, you should prepare a scissors or blade, a sponge, Holga 135/120 Fisheye lens ($30) and of course your Diana Mini as well.

1. Cut the sponge in to this dimension:
– length: 14cm
– height: 1cm
– wide: 2cm

2. Insert the sponge into the Holga Fisheye lens.

3. Before adapt the lens to the camera, the aperture adjust to 4meter to infinity.

4. Now you can adapt it with your Diana Mini and capture around!!!! :)

  • To prevent the lens to drop out from the camera, you can thicken the sponge inside.

written by wen_xiang_chue_93


  1. coldkennels


    Wow, if only I'd seen this before I fell so completely out of love with my old Mini! It might have saved our relationship - or at least kept it going a bit longer. Good tipster, good sir!

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  2. lomorosie


    Oh my god! This is brilliant!
    /grabs sponge

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  3. woosang


    Great idea!!!

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  4. alehopgm



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  5. noe_arteaga


    i'm sure this will work for the other Holga Lenses, right?

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  6. wuxiong


    heihei, nice idea... <:))

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  7. wen_xiang_chue_93


    Thanks for like everyone! =)
    @noe_arteaga - I don't have other Holga lenses, if you have them, you may try to do so.

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  8. aimanafiq


    what about trying this to the diana f+?
    can it fit?

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  9. wen_xiang_chue_93


    Diana F+ lens is bigger than Diana Mini, so the Holga lens may not fit.

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  10. mamankodok


    nice ! now i dont need to boy a fisheye . (: thx ya ..
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  11. brommi


    that's fantastic! I tried it out and today I got the b&w-results back! I'll post the link tonight after scanning!

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  12. litumai


    awesome tipster! i wanted a fisheye but now all is fixed! :D

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  13. gr0219


    this is great! i have a mini and i want to add this to it. which holga fisheye lens is it exactly? i seem to be finding 2 kinds. also, why won't the diana fisheye lens work for this? thanks!!!

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