As you may have read, I recently broke my beloved DSLR (actually more accurately the wind broke my beloved DSLR) so when the the folks over at Lomography offered me a Diana F+ camera to play around with I lept at the chance to get creative.
They sent me over a CMYK Diana F+ to play around with and I’m in love, it’s official Diana and I are running away to woods to get married, the sexy little wench. It has been a long time since I’ve played around with an analogue camera but it is strangely liberating. I won’t deny that I love the sheer ease of being able to take a million photos and delete them on digital cameras and mobile phones, but there is something special about not quite knowing how those snaps are going to turn out. And collecting them from the shop then passing the prints around your friends is so much fun too, I miss prints.
I’ve played about with Lomography looks on lots of photo developers so I’m really excited to see how my photos will turn out – I promise to do a whole post dedicated to them soon. I’m excited to see what they look like.
I have to admit because of the delicious toy camera look and light weight feel, I’m almost tempted just to carry around this baby purely as a fashion statement even when it doesn’t have film in it – like a total hipster geek. I won’t, I promise.
Ummm, you sexy little thing Diana. Your colours are beautiful and just the letters CMYK around your lens, (which is deeply entrenched in my head as standing for cyan, magenta, yellow and key), along with your gorgeous little shape and big fat, pink detachable flash, plunges me straight back into the darkrooms heavily scented with processing chemicals of my A Level Photography years. Swoon-a-rama.
To win your own Lomography Diana F+ camera enter my giveaway below. Good luck my little thriftsters, good luck.
EDIT – Sorry to be a party pooper but please, please, please read the rules. They are there for a reason, not just to make your life a misery, sorry, sorry, sorry. There have been a lot of entries already but so many are considered invalid and I do want you all to have a good and fair chance to win. It might seem petty for me not to include people who have entered wrongly into the draw but equally it is unfair on the people who have read the requirements and acted on them if I do enter everyone regardless of the rules.
To enter you must –
1. Leave a comment on this post – including your email address in the text.
Optional extra entries by no means obligatory, however each one gains you an extra entry – please leave an separate comment for each.
2. Tweet the following phrase (please leave your twitter handle in your comment) ‘I’ve put my name in the hat to win a brand new @lomographyuk camera with @athriftymrsuk http://tinyurl.com/858ob4m ‘
3. Follow A Thrifty Mrs via Bloglovin’
4. Blog about this giveaway on your own blog. Please leave a link.
The very important small print – please read
Terms and conditions
In entering this competition (and as such providing your email address) you agree that Lomography may send you promotional emails, however they will not share your details with anyone else and you are free to unsubscribe from their list at any time.
The first step is compulsory, those after are optional but require the compulsory first step to be completed first. You must leave a separate comment for each step. Email entries and those not complying to these guidelines will not be considered valid entries.
This giveaway will run and will be drawn shortly after at random and announced at a later date on athriftymrs.com
And even if you don’t win you can get some pretty good deals over on the Lomography website at the moment. A pretty amazing Diana F+ CMYK bundle at a great price.And if you join the Lomography community you automatically get 10 Piggy Points (£10) which you can spend on anything in the online store.
Oh, oh, oh check out all of the different colour Diana cameras you can get. Uh-maze.
Disclosure – I was sent a free camera and film from the peeps at Lomography but have not been paid to write this post.
P.S. Good luck, gooood luuuuck, goooooooooo luuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuccccck!
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