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$25,000 Holga

Posted October 22, 2009 in Camera Hacking & DIY

Holga-Cam of the Apocalypse by RoFi Mike. Made without any cutting, the “Holga-Cam of the Apocalypse” is the product of my love for low-tech experimentation and obsession with cutting edge technology. There are more descriptions and photos of the camera itself in this set, and photos from the camera in the Holgapocalyptiphotos set. The camera […]

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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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Camera review: Holga 120 WPC

Posted June 26, 2009 in Kit/Equipment + Pinhole

Check out this review of the Holga WPC (Wide Pinhole Camera) at HolgaBlog. Related: Holga WPC group on Flickr

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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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Holga closeup filter chart

Posted January 4, 2009 in Camera Hacking & DIY

Thanks, Kai Yamada!

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Homemade 6×17 stretch Pinholga

Posted October 23, 2007 in Camera Hacking & DIY + Pinhole

Shikihan made this insane 6×17 "Limousine" pinhole camera out of a Holga! You can see two test shots made with it in Tokyo here and here on Flickr. She’s made a bunch of other cool pinhole cameras (and makes great photos with them), check them out!

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Tin-foil-lined Holga

Posted October 11, 2007 in Camera Hacking & DIY + Technique

Ever wonder what happens when you line a Holga with aluminum foil? Me too! I crinkled the crap out of it to hopefully get lots of light bouncing around in different directions, and lined the camera, shiny side out. The irregular vignette is because I wasn’t very careful about leaving the edges of the light […]

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How to fix a Holga’s corner double exposure issue

Posted October 6, 2007 in Camera Hacking & DIY

There is a fairly common shutter issue with Holga toy cameras that creates a slight double exposure in the bottom right corner of the frame (see above). See what causes it and find out how to fix it at Squarefrog’s excellent Holga resource site, Holgas Online.

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Interview with Therese Brown

Posted October 1, 2007 in Interviews + Pinhole

Chris Keeney talks to pinhole/Holga/Polaroid experimental photographer Therese Brown as part of his excellent ongoing series of interviews with fine art photographers. You can see Brown’s work at her Web site, ThisIsWhatISee.com as well as on Flickr. This one’s a must-read, so do it at ChrisKeeney.com.

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