Diana Mini - My Sweet Little Camera that I Take Everywhere!

2011-07-21 4

The Diana Mini is superior to her big sister in many ways!

Let us briefly summarize the main features:

- You can use it 35mm films which are cheaper and easier to obtain than 120 film.

- You have a choice of two formats — the half frame and the Square format — and can even change while shooting as often as you want.

- The Diana Mini is very small, light and handy and fits in your handbag.

- If you are still mounting rings made ​​of metal of your lenses from the LC-A * you may still use them as well, since it depends on the size of the Diana Mini.

I love my Diana Mini! No matter where I go, she always finds a place in my pocket. I find the ability to switch between the two formats liberating.

Not to mention the envious gazes of others when you’re running around with such a great camera! ;-)

The 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!

* The Lomo LC-A is the camera that started the Lomography movement. With full controls and wide ISO range, this automatic gem is perfect for beginners and professionals alike. Get your own Refurbished LC-A in our Shop!

written by elfefee on 2011-07-21 #gear #review #lomography-diana-mini #half-frame #user-review #diana-mini #square-lenses #lomography
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4 Comments

  1. pomps
    pomps ·

    I'm seriously thinking about having my own Mini Diana!

  2. belletts
    belletts ·

    I'm in love too with that camera. And the images shew tooks are really unique!

  3. domo-guy
    domo-guy ·

    <3

  4. nilsu
    nilsu ·

    I got my Diana Mini! but haven't had the chance to load it with film yet :( I need to find a shop that sells films ASAP...

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