Got a Diana and a 35mm back but keep ending up with your favourite grandma’s head in half? Here’s a quick tip to fix that.
Ever since I got the 35mm Instant Back for my Diana, I’ve never been happier to shoot a whole lot more and without having to worry about the number of exposures I’m wasting. Just ‘click click click’ away… And also having sprockets was really cool.
However, sliced up and headless shots did not make me excited anymore. The Diana has been built to hold 120 film and if you use 35mm film, your viewfinder is not accurate anymore as 35mm film is half the size of 120 film. Therefore your shots are sliced and diced.
Okay, enough with the chit chat. How did I overcome it? I replaced the Diana normal lens and used the Fisheye Lens so that the tiny-weeny exposure frame is maxed out like a regular medium format film. But, you have to use the normal viewfinder not the Fisheye viewfinder as it would be less accurate.
Tip: This tipster is for 35mm shots with or without sprocket holes, panoramic or non-panaromic on the 35mm back. Happy shooting!
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