I have a Diana F+ and I'm using 35mm film.

Can someone kindly explain to me how to properly use a Diana? And how can you move the white dot, because I can't seem to. How will you know how much film you have used? Is there a way you're able to navigate how many photos you have taken? Every time I tried turn the dial, the numbers and the white dot don't move.


Seems like a faulty exposure counter is a common problem. I found a great post explaining how to fix it here: Diana+ 35mm Back - Exposure Counter Not Counting? Here's a Fix!

In short, the mechanism uses two gears, which aren't always held tightly together enough to actually turn. The procedure involves taking apart the 35mm film back and adding a simple strip of paper as a shim to hold everything together better.

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