Diana camera loaded with 35mm

Discussion in 'Medium Format Cameras and Accessories' started by MenacingTourist, Jan 20, 2006.

  1. MenacingTourist

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    The whole thing with these cameras is that the normal rules don't really apply. Right?
    In that spirit I loaded some 35mm film in my Diana last night. I was looking for an empty canister to keep screws in and found some b/w Delta 400. To make it fit I rolled up two pieces of heavy paper and used them to fill in the gaps and keep the film going across the shutter about in the middle. The take up spool is 120 sized.

    Now I'm wondering if I can re-wind the film back in (in a changing tent) or just put it in a 120 canister and take to a place for developing.

    Has anyone done this and what did you think?

    Thanks,

    Alan.
     
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    I have done this with my Holga.

    I just take the camera into the darkroom and unload it into a tank for development, as it can't be rewound, or rather i haven't figured out how to make that happen in camera.

    I suppose you could wind it back into the cassette in the dark, but i don;t have a need to do so.

    If someone else is developing the film for you, i would remove it, in the dark and place in sometype of light type container and take it to who ever is going to do the developing

    I find it great fun, as the image bleeds right into the rebate , print spocket holes and all, great fun
     
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  3. Jon Shiu

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    Yes, just rewind it back into the 35mm cassette in a changing bag. That way there would be no confusion when you bring it in for processing.

    Jon