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35mm Back for the Diana +

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received my last order from the Lomographic Society on Friday; a 35mm back for the Diana + cameras, with most of the English instructions missing due to a misprint. I had also ordered a Diana + Edelweiss edition that was broken (lens assembly completely detached from the body, dangling by the wires for the flash) before I even got it out of it’s box. I will be interested to see how the LSI address my concerns, but I have been feeling that the business side of the lomography community/family has changed from being customer focussed to being totally profit driven now, with a good deal of cynicism thrown in for good measure. A few of my friends and online contacts would argue this has been the case for a while but I have held out until recently, believing (hoping) they still cared more about analog photography and the people still practicing it than just the money…
Oh well. Because my manual had missing information, I had to ask online for the missing pages (thanks cannibal.animal) as I didn’t want to bust anything when fitting the 35mm back. I thought some people might appreciate a visual walkthrough of the process of fitting the back to the Diana + camera. Kai’s ‘out of the box’ review of the 35mm kit which I mention in the video can be found here.


Mounting the 35mm Diana + back from artpunk on Vimeo.

2 Comments

  1. MandyNo Gravatar wrote:

    Thanks Cameron for the video! You’re a huge help–I couldn’t have put the 35mm back on without your help!

    Saturday, May 2, 2009 at 10:05 | Permalink
  2. JoshNo Gravatar wrote:

    Thx! Just what i was looking for. Wasn’t sure about the middle plate they were talking about.

    Thursday, June 11, 2009 at 06:30 | Permalink

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