Handy Tipster: Wearing the Sunglasses!

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Hey, finally it’s summer time! And that means the sun,sunglasses and Lomography! But have you ever thought to combine them up?

I love summer, but sometimes my eyes will hurt from the strong sunshine! That’s why we need the sunglasses! I love the color changed by the sunglasses lens! Then I came up with a random idea, what about to wear the sunglasses for my Diana Mini as well! So, I started my first experiment! It’s handy and easy!

All you need:

  • Your hands( For holding the sunglasses and press the shutter :p)
  • A pair of sunglasses
  • A lomo camera

Then, simply cover the diana mini lens with sunglasses before pressing the shutter!

Here is my result!

Credits: pete

Easy, right? Try using different sunglasses lens for different result! But watch out your fingers! You don’t want it inside the photo too!
Lomo on! :)

The “Diana Mini”: http://shop.lomography.com/diana-mini is the ultra-compact, petite version of the Diana F+. This camera takes soft-focused, lo-fi images in 35mm and allows you to change between half-format and square shots with a flick of a switch. Get your own Diana Mini now!

written by pete on 2011-08-11 #gear #tutorials #sunglasses #summer #quickie-tipster #diana-mini #decoration #tipster #gupexperiment #sun

11 Comments

  1. francesco1
    francesco1 ·

    easy yet awesome!!! nice photos

  2. lyndxe
    lyndxe ·

    great idea, thx!!

  3. feelux
    feelux ·

    You beat me to it. Nice photos! :)

  4. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·

    I do this a lot :)

  5. domo-guy
    domo-guy ·

    Cool photos! :)

  6. mafiosa
    mafiosa ·

    Great photos. Love the effect.

  7. weaselwiththecam
    weaselwiththecam ·

    Hey, simple but so awesome! Great tip. Will try it too.

  8. frequency_one
    frequency_one ·

    Be me to it as well. Good stuff.

  9. elimiwa
    elimiwa ·

    I should really look around for the pink glasses I would wear as a child... :D

  10. softprops
    softprops ·

    genius!

  11. lilo
    lilo ·

    I wish I hadn't just gotten rid of some of my wackier glasses (green, blue, yellow)..
    Very nice idea!

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