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New Horseman SLR conversion lenses

Posted September 21, 2009 in Product News

Horseman press release: Direct Source Marketing (DSM), the sole U.S. distributor of Horseman photo products for professionals and high-end consumers, today announced unique multi-coated conversion lenses for DSLR cameras. [Of course they should work on any film body, too. — ed] "What makes the Horseman lenses unique is that they provide wide-angle and macro photography […]

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2 new Holga converter lenses & fisheye viewfinder

Posted September 11, 2009 in Product News

Holga just officially released two plastic lenses that attach over the existing Holga lens to change the focal length The two tele-converter lenses, models HT-25 (tele lens) and HW-05(wide lens) fit onto you holga and either lengthen(HT-25) or shorten (HW-05) the focal length, therefore creating a tele or wide lens. Another new release is a […]

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Holga 120N toy cameras on sale for US $20 at Adorama

Posted September 10, 2009 in Product News

On sale for $19.99, usual price $27.99. Go get some. As usual, if you want one pimped out for you, go to Holgamods.

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Shit-ass Lomographic Society launches overpriced Diana Mini camera I might actually buy

Posted August 19, 2009 in Product News

The Lomographic Society launched a new camera today that actually looks cool: Diana Mini. Cool enough that I might actually buy it, even though it’s definitely over-priced, and if it’s like the rest of their products, a complete piece of shit. What makes it cool is that it shoots square format pictures on 35mm film. […]

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Kodak to discontinue Kodachrome film

Posted June 22, 2009 in Product News

By the end of this year, Kodak’s Kodachrome film will be no more. Given that it uses a different chemical process to develop than normal slide film, almost no-one offers processing any more. I think the only surprise is that it took as long as it did to get the axe, but it is the […]

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Official Holga web site & interview

Posted April 10, 2009 in Product News

The company that makes Holgas, Universal Electronics, finally launched an official web site, holgainspire.com. holgablog "managed to grab an interview with Christine So, Public Relations Co-ordinator at Holga Inspire to find out the background to the new venture, and finally lift the mask on a company that has kept out of the limelight for so […]

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2 new Canon tilt/shift lenses

Posted February 19, 2009 in Product News

Canon launched two new tilt/shift lenses today: TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II A superb refinement to a true Canon classic, the new TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II offers enhanced functionality and image quality in its most popular tilt-shift focal length. Designed with UD glass to minimize and compensate for chromatic aberrations and specially coated aspherical elements for […]

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New Polaroid Chocolate, Blue, and Sepia Polaroid pack films from PolaPremium

Posted December 4, 2008 in Product News

PolaPremium just released three new, monochromatic, type 100 (3.25 × 4.25 inch / 8.5 × 10.8 cm) peel-apart/pack films. This thread on Flickr says: These three films were produced by Polaroid employees in the factory in Mexico shortly before the factory was closed forever. Even the packaging was designed by Polaroid employees, making these brand […]

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Limited stocks of out-of-print Polaroid films from PolaPremium available NOW

Posted November 27, 2008 in Product News

PolaPremium just launched their web store with a bunch of out-of-print Polaroid films. Of particular interest are 600 B&W, Artistic TZ, Type 80 Chocolate, and Type 55 Pos/Neg, as well as straight 600, Spectra, a number of peel-apart/pack films, books, vintage cameras, and accessories. The 600 B&W seems particularly interesting… if you look at the […]

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PolaPremium: apparently big instant film news coming in 3.1 hours

Posted November 27, 2008 in Product News

Some big news in instant film is apparently happening in about 3.1 hours, according to the PolaPremium web site, which for now teases us with a countdown timer and the text, "The New Home of Instant Photography". It appears that there will be new instant films from unsaleable.com, the folks who did SX-70 Blend, indicated […]

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