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LomographyDiana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens
 
4.4

(based on 25 reviews)

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    (16)

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96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Simple controls (20)
  • Comfortable design (16)
  • Compact (11)
  • Fast film loading (5)

Cons

  • Too few features (3)
  • Uncomfortable design (3)

Best Uses

  • Travel (13)
  • Home (9)
  • Photojournalism (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (7), Semi-pro photographer (5), Casual photographer (4), Pro photographer (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (8), Yes (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Such a Great Camera!

I use the Diana Camera almost everyday and I love it!
Even though film is great and leaves you with suspense of what your outcome is, I think that it's best to...Read complete review

I use the Diana Camera almost everyday and I love it!
Even though film is great and leaves you with suspense of what your outcome is, I think that it's best to buy the instant print back which is about $75.00 and is totally worth it!
Note: At first, this is an intricate camera! But by about 5-10 shots you'll be a pro.
Reccomended ages: 12+

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Takes a bit of work

With digital you can make sure you get what you want in the photo. I wanted to go back to guessing for a while. This camera is pretty well -made, and easy to...Read complete review

With digital you can make sure you get what you want in the photo. I wanted to go back to guessing for a while. This camera is pretty well -made, and easy to use. The film winder is noisy, though, so know that. I've run a couple of rolls of film in it so far, some interesting shots but I have a way to go. The Lomo website shows some very interesting photos, which have probably been taken by folks who have been using this camera for a while. Give it a try, but don't expect 'wow' in your photos right away.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

LOVE IT

By Bri

from Las Vegas

About Me Photography Student

Pros

  • Comfortable Design
  • Fast Film Loading
  • Simple Controls

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home
    • Photojournalism
    • Travel

    Comments about Lomography Diana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens:

    This has been my favorite film camera so far! It's very simple to use and there is an endless amount of accessories to buy for the camera!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    4.0

    Love it!!

    By Mark

    from Cincinnati, OH

    About Me Photography Student

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable Design
    • Compact
    • Simple Controls

    Cons

    • Easily Scratched

    Best Uses

    • Experimental

    Comments about Lomography Diana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens:

    I had to buy this camera for school and now I just can't wait to see the next set images I take. The dreamy look you get with this is addictive. Just remember it is only a plastic lens camera. Have fun with it. One thing that is hard to get used to is that you really have to pay attention to what you are shooting. It is very easy to crop out what you were intending on capturing.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Such a Great Camera!

    By Jade

    from Beverly Hills, CA

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Pros

    • Comfortable Design
    • Folds Away

    Cons

    • Complicated Controls

    Best Uses

    • Fun
    • General
    • Home
    • Photojournalism

    Comments about Lomography Diana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens:

    I use the Diana Camera almost everyday and I love it!
    Even though film is great and leaves you with suspense of what your outcome is, I think that it's best to buy the instant print back which is about $75.00 and is totally worth it!
    Note: At first, this is an intricate camera! But by about 5-10 shots you'll be a pro.
    Reccomended ages: 12+

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Super cool and well-built lomo camera!

    By Giggle Bin Photography

    from gigglebinphotography[@]

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Comfortable Design
    • Compact
    • Simple Controls

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Art photography
      • Photojournalism
      • Portraits
      • Travel

      Comments about Lomography Diana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens:

      I bought a Diana F+ after dropping and cracking my Holga. The Diana produces the same type of images as the Holga (color saturated, vignetted (blown out edges and faux fisheye), unpredictable), but is of infinitely better build quality (my Holga is more duct tape than plastic at this point).

      The Diana allows you to adjust for subject distance (near to far) and lighting (sunny, partly sunny, cloudy), can function as a pinhole camera, and has a "B" setting which lets you keep the shutter open for low-light/nighttime/time-lapse shots. The only thing missing is a hot-shoe, but you can buy the super adorable, vintage inspired Diana flash.

      For a plastic toy camera, the Diana is well-made and sturdy. The back of the camera slides into place and is secured with a small crank lock. I never worry about this camera when I toss it in my bag or throw it over my shoulder. If you are looking for a rugged plastic toy 120 camera, the Diana F+ is the way to go!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Nice Camera

      By Abe

      from Wisconsin, USA

      About Me Casual Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable Design
      • Compact
      • Simple Controls

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Action Shots
        • Home
        • Travel

        Comments about Lomography Diana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens:

        This was a gift for a relative. And she was really happy about this camera.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        3.0

        a lot of fun

        By scbaron

        from Richmond, VA

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable Design
        • Simple Controls

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Photojournalism

          Comments about Lomography Diana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens:

          This camera is so fun. Great for hanging out with friends or still life.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Always draws some attention

          By melomo

          from Rockport, ma 01966

          About Me Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Comfortable Design
          • Compact
          • Easy loading and winding
          • Fast Film Loading
          • Nice and light to carry
          • Simple Controls

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

          • Great for travel
          • Nice around town
          • Photojournalism
          • Travel

          Comments about Lomography Diana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens:

          Used every day of the week and still not one hiccup....nice smooth winding and a joy to work with....

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Works Great for what it is

          By mjourney

          from Rexburg, Id

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Simple Controls

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home

            Comments about Lomography Diana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens:

            Follow You tube video if you have never loaded 120 film. Everything seems frail so be nice to it.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Very nice and funny ptoduct

            By Carlos

            from Mexico

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Comfortable Design
            • Compact
            • Simple Controls

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home
              • Travel

              Comments about Lomography Diana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens:

              My vacations with Diana

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Diana F+ Camera

              By Michael

              from Denver, CO

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to use
              • Great fun
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Plastic cheaply made

              Best Uses

                Comments about Lomography Diana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens:

                This camera is great fun if you want to take old fashioned pictures, just as they would have looked around the turn of the 20th century. A light, plastic camera, it feels more like a toy, but its fun and easy to use, and puts the mystery back into photography that is lost with instant-view digital. One note of caution though: handle this camera carefully because being plastic and cheaply made it is likely to break easily. Be especially careful loading and unloading the 120 film cartridges it takes. For extra fun, try using the pinhole feature for mysterious, dark, grainy, dreamy pictures. I recommend buying a padded case to protect the camera when transporting. Great fun!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Fun toy camera

                By skypin

                from bend, or

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Simple Controls

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Lomography Diana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens:

                    This is a fun toy camera, easy to use. Great results. Lots of lens options. Plus you can get an instant back for it.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Something Different

                    By ivanna

                    from Miami Florida

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable Design
                    • Fast Film Loading
                    • Simple Controls

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Street
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Lomography Diana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens:

                      I have always wanted to purchase this camera and finaly came through with it. I previously own a TLR camera which requires medium format film so the film loading process was easy for me. I read in various reviews that it has only a few features but this camera is a reproduction of the older model. It was exceddingly easy to use. Very light in weight so I definitely take it with me everywhere I go. There's a lot of fun and creativity when it comes to this camera.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                      • Similar:
                      • TLR Yashica Mat Em (Medium Format)

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      3.0

                      super fun camera

                      By JenMarie

                      from Miami Fl

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Light weight

                      Cons

                      • Too Few Features

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Lomography Diana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens:

                        the Diana f+ is so much fun to use. it is all about taking pictures without thinking too much about it. it takes a little getting used to but in the end you get some amazing photos....

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                        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Like Dreamy images dripping with color?

                        By Telephonewolf

                        from Marietta, PA

                        About Me Casual Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Comfortable Design
                        • Compact
                        • Dreamy Photos
                        • Fast Film Loading
                        • Simple Controls

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Band Photos
                          • Home
                          • Office
                          • Photojournalism
                          • Photos of Friends
                          • Travel

                          Comments about Lomography Diana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens:

                          I started off with a Holga camera and soon thereafter I HAD to buy a Diana F+!
                          This camera has different characteristics than a Holga, but any Holga user who hasn't tried a Diana F+ should do so immediately! B&H has the best price on these, so it can't hurt to treat yourself to one of these right now! You can shoot 120 film as-is and there are accessories available that enable you to shoot 35mm or even instant film! Another feature the Diana F+ offers is a pinhole function to take long, pinhole exposures. Just twist off the lens and set the aperture to "P" and mount on a tripod... and now you can take some of coolest wide-angle shots you will ever take! The Diana F+ comes wonderfully packaged with the camera, a strap, lens cap, film masks and even a hardcover book which got me through a day of jury duty recently! The book includes plenty of Diana facts, history, tips, tricks & a ton of wonderful images taken with this camera. If you want a 60's snapshot look or even just a fun new way to shoot photos- The Diana F+ is your girl!
                          I've run several rolls of film through it and I still haven't lost the stupid grin on my face! This is pure photo-pleasure!

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                          4.0

                          Good to learn with

                          By Dakwa

                          from Tulsa, Ok

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Compact
                          • Simple Controls

                          Cons

                          • Bad shutter release place
                          • Too Few Features
                          • Uncomfortable Design

                          Best Uses

                          • Learning

                          Comments about Lomography Diana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens:

                          Having never shot Medium format and wanting to learn, I bought this to work with. So far the only major cons are in myself. LOL But there are a few things to watch for with this camera.
                          The shutter release is right in the middle of the lens mount, so you have a tendency to bring the lens down when you shoot. The camera has no adjustments, so it does not have very much low light ability.
                          THe Film brackets are hard to define if you don't know much about this type of system, so be ready to ruin a roll of film, but after that you get used to these, it is not too bad a system. Very basic, but it does work good.

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                          5.0

                          Great portable camera!

                          By Brianna Jazmin

                          from Homestead, FL

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Compact

                          Cons

                          • Too Few Features

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Lomography Diana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens:

                            I have been fantasizing about buying this camera for over a year! The photo's that I developed myself came out better than I had hoped and they were only in black and white. I can't wait to mail my color film to see how it turned out. Body is lightweight and functional.

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                            4.0

                            Great product!

                            By Lulufain

                            from New York, NY

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Comfortable Design
                            • Compact
                            • Simple Controls

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Photojournalism
                              • Travel

                              Comments about Lomography Diana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens:

                              Great camera for getting street images, it is light, portable and the pictures get a real nice colour!

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                              5.0

                              Great camera for fun unique photos

                              By lovexsandy

                              from Northridge, CA

                              About Me Casual Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Comfortable Design
                              • Fast Film Loading
                              • Simple Controls

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Home
                                • Travel

                                Comments about Lomography Diana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens:

                                Easy to use.
                                Fun to take pictures.
                                Light weight and looks very vintage.

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                                (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                2.0

                                What Do You Expect?

                                By Bill V.

                                from Bronxville, NY

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Simple Controls

                                Cons

                                • Uncomfortable Design

                                Best Uses

                                • Home

                                Comments about Lomography Diana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens:

                                As expected, the Diana is a very cheaply made product for artistic experiments. The film advance is a nightmare however, which was not expected.

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                                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                3.0

                                Takes a bit of work

                                By BC

                                from NY

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Comfortable Design
                                • Simple Controls

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Lomography Diana+ Zone Focus Film Camera with 75mm Lens:

                                    With digital you can make sure you get what you want in the photo. I wanted to go back to guessing for a while. This camera is pretty well -made, and easy to use. The film winder is noisy, though, so know that. I've run a couple of rolls of film in it so far, some interesting shots but I have a way to go. The Lomo website shows some very interesting photos, which have probably been taken by folks who have been using this camera for a while. Give it a try, but don't expect 'wow' in your photos right away.

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