Big Fun with the Diana Mini!

2009-09-02 24

As you cannot still change your Diana Mini lenses like you can with Diana F+ here is an idea for getting that different effects on your photos!

It’s so simple and effective! Have yourself these different adapters for the Lomo LC-A+ – Tunnel Vision and the Fisheye adaptor. Just stick the metal rings from these adapters in front of the lens of your tiny but cute Diana Mini. Then just mount the lens you want to use and shoot like crazy! Definitely a must try!

Fisheye

Macro

Tunnelvision

I only tried this only with the square format setting of the camera though, but hey it’s your turn to experiment! ;)

written by mephisto19 on 2009-09-02 #gear #tutorials #quickie-tipster #diana-mini-top-tipster #macro #fisheye #tunnelvision-lens #fisheye-lens #lens #macro-lens #tunnelvision #tips #square #tipster #mini #lca-lenses #35mm #diana-mini #diana #add #additional-lens #mephisto19

24 Comments

  1. cinzinc
    cinzinc ·

    this is a great tip for diana mini. as well as using lomo accessories for almost any camera =) great job mephisto19

  2. myloveletter
    myloveletter ·

    you're a lomo-genius.

  3. ivoryocean
    ivoryocean ·

    Great tip! Will definitely try this :D

  4. stouf
    stouf ·

    So super-cool ! mephisto19 the great lomo-pioneer ! The Diana mini just came out and he rules it already !!!

  5. ilovemydiana
    ilovemydiana ·

    pumpkin

  6. breakphreak
    breakphreak ·

    macros. thanks.

  7. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    Great tipster!!

  8. ndroo
    ndroo ·

    Cool! Impressive!

  9. dogma
    dogma ·

    Nice love the full fisheye circle!

  10. charwang
    charwang ·

    i love the macro ones!

  11. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    thanks for all your comments! :)

  12. threemoons
    threemoons ·

    Wait..would this work with standard Holga lenses also? Not sure of the exact sizing, etc.

  13. yiyo
    yiyo ·

    Excellent!, have tried with the half frame format?

    Thanks for the tip :)

  14. charwang
    charwang ·

    good thinking!

  15. lomoaceh
    lomoaceh ·

    Fantastic !!!

  16. kittykat82
    kittykat82 ·

    Hi I'm completely NEW to the lomography world, I just purchased a Diana Mini & still waiting for it to come in the mail. I googled using a fisheye lense on the Diana Mini & found this tip....I clicked the link above "Fisheye Adapter" and it send the link was bad? can anyone explain what I need to buy to be able to take fish eye snaps with my Mini???

  17. slemley
    slemley ·

    Fab article! Thanks for all the great tips for experimenting with lenses. Dying to try it out with my mini!

  18. stickyvinny
    stickyvinny ·

    Fantastic article!! :D

  19. catherinejcruz
    catherinejcruz ·

    Hi there! this is great! I tried clicking onto the links but they no longer seem to work. Can you send me the links of the adapters you're talking about?! thank you! This is a great tipster!

  20. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    i do not have different links as i got thm here... sorry

  21. rosawhiteley1
    rosawhiteley1 ·

    hi, i have a diana mini and my friend just got me a diana + 20mm fisheye lens, if I get the fisheye adapter can I then use the fisheye lens on my mini?

  22. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    @rosawhiteley1 no - diana and diana mini are two completely different cameras and you can not add the diana lens to the diana mini! this lens here is a small magnetic lens that was used. sorry.

  23. rosawhiteley1
    rosawhiteley1 ·

    ahh ok, thankyou!! sorry to sound silly, im new to this

  24. iamtheju
    iamtheju ·

    Does anyone know where I can get a replacement lens cap for my diana mini? I bought mine on ebay and the cap was missing.

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