How to Make Special Aperture Plates for Your Petzval Lens, Halloween Edition

Halloween fever is in full swing. Everything ghostly, scary or freakishly extraordinary are either on display or being spoken of in hushed voices through spine-chilling tales. Apart from wearing the scariest costumes and taking photos of of your petrifying selves, why not amplify the Halloween spirit a notch higher by using Halloween-themed aperture plates with the New Petzval Lens? Here’s a quick tipster that’ll teach you how to make special aperture plates and make the most out of them this Halloween!

Step 1

Print out the stencils on an A4-sized card paper or board ( around 310 gsm/1mm thick).

Step 2

Cut the plates and the shapes out.

Step 3

Use permanent black marker to fill all white edges and cover the plate in black.

Step 4

Put your special aperture plate in your Petzval Lens. Set up your gear and Petzval Photo Booth. Tell your friends to wear their best Halloween costumes and make-up, and strike a horrifying pose.

Step 5

Upload photos on social media and share the Halloween spirit!

Meanwhile, here's a set of aperture plate stencils for you to download and print.

Happy Petzvalloween!

written by jillytanrad on 2014-10-29 #gear #tutorials #halloween #tipster #petzval

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