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Make a DIY Split Color Filter for your Lomography Cameras!

This tipster shows how you can make a simple DIY Split Color Filter for your Lomography Camera (I used LC-A) using the coloured gel from Diana flash.

Photo by nelemson

Only normal film left in your stash but you still want to shoot and have a better images? Well, by using a filter/gel it will give your photos a twist and better looking color for the images, but two colors are much better and creates more unique colors!

What you will need:

  • Double adhesive tape
  • Diana Flash Gels
  • Scissors/Cutter

1. Take 2 colored Diana Flash filter/gels of your choice.

2. Use the double adhesive tape to attach the two filters.

3. After attaching the 2 filter/gels put them directly to rectangular opening of your camera through which you can see the back of the lens.

4. Load your film and shoot!

Here are some of the results:

Next time, I will not forgot to stick them to the camera so the filter gels won’t move!

written by nelemson

14 comments

  1. minchi

    minchi

    Cool! I like the result

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  2. minchi

    minchi

    Ah, a question: you normally exposed the film or do you have under/over exposed?

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  3. istionojr

    istionojr

    the shots feels smoother using a colorgel inside the camera.

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  4. muhamad_haiz_shamsudin

    muhamad_haiz_shamsudin

    You just breath new life into the LCA+ with this useful tipster, cheers!

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  5. nelemson

    nelemson

    minchi, I exposed them automatically, after you question I think next time I should exposed them a little more over exposed. :) thanks!

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  6. nelemson

    nelemson

    istionojr and muhamad_haiz_shamsudin thanks! :)

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  7. lomographer-88

    lomographer-88

    really ingenious but how can I do it on sprocket rocket, wich has a panoramic format? Great shoots Bro

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  8. castiana

    castiana

    nice results!

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  9. nelemson

    nelemson

    lomographer-88 thanks!, I will try to look for a colored plastic that I can use on my sprocket rocket and will let you know. :)

    castiana thanks! :)

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  10. minchi

    minchi

    @nelemson and @lomographer-88 idea would be to use acetate sheets, I found it in a stationery shop (30 cents of euro for A4 format sheet)

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  11. nelemson

    nelemson

    @minchi! cool thanks for the idea :)

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  12. nelemson

    nelemson

    @lomographer-88 you can also use the diana f+ flash filter/gel for your sprocket rocket like this >>> http://www.lomograph(…)ar/17813098 :)

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  13. stonerfairy

    stonerfairy

    Hay! Never thot of this! Thanx alot!!

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  14. nelemson

    nelemson

    @stonerfairy welcome and enjoy! :)

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