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Win a Holga from Squarefrog!

Posted September 21, 2007 in Random

Squarefrog, who over the last year has put together what is far and away the most comprehensive Holga information site going, is having a one year anniversary contest. All you have to do to enter is fill out a very short questionnaire. The contest is open to everyone world-wide. Prizes and stuff: First prize – […]

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First look at the new Holga 135BC toy camera

Posted September 12, 2007 in Kit/Equipment

Sean Rohde gives us the run-down on the new 35mm Holga 135BC in two parts: Camera walk-through Photographic results and analysis (loads of pictures!) The camera isn’t generally available yet, but eBay user uranium99 has them for US $49.99 + $19.99 shipping (to the US) from Hong Kong.

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Theres Brown launches web site

Posted July 3, 2007 in Photographers + Pinhole

Therese Brown, whose Holga, pinhole, and Polaroid work I’ve been following on Flickr for the last two years or so, has just launched a web site of her photography as well as a blog. Check it out at thisiswhatisee.com!

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Interview with Robert Holmgren

Posted June 30, 2007 in Interviews

Check out this interview with Robert Holmgren by Chris Keeney. You can see Holmgren’s work at his Web site, robertholmgren.com.

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Holga focus test

Posted May 6, 2007 in Extra Geeky

Squarefrog, who has put together what I believe to now be the definitive Holga resource site, has done a focus test to see if the generally cites distances for each focussing icon are correct. He writes: I decided to dispell some Holga focus myths and actually test the focus distance for the 3 people, and […]

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Holga exposure mystery not solved

Posted April 5, 2007 in Extra Geeky

The exposure math of the Holga has always been a mystery to me, because it seems to violate the reliable Sunny 16 Rule. The rule basically states that if you set your shutter speed to the ISO of your film and the aperture to f/16, you’ll get a solid exposure in direct sunlight. (For example, […]

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4th annual Holgamods "Celebration of Spring" photo contest

Posted March 17, 2007 in Calls for Entry

Holgamods are having a photo contest. No entry fee, you retain copyright, and other rare indications of sanity.

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New "Holga Steel" from holgamods

Posted February 2, 2007 in Product News

Check out the new Holga Steel from holgamods! ("Not really steel, just chrome paint".) Nice! US $49.95, includes the standard mod package (2 working apertures, close focussing, 6×6 and 645 masks, factory bulb shutter & tripod mount).

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Call for entries: group show of Ireland-based Holga photography

Posted January 10, 2007 in Calls for Entry + Pinhole

Johnny McMillan is curating a group show of Holga work by Ireland-based photographers. It will open 22 February, 2007, at Monster Truck Studio and Gallery in Dublin. Email submissions (max. 5 JPGs) to info@johnnymcmillan.com no later than Tuesday, 30 January, 2007. (Direct all enquiries to the same address.) Photos made with modified Holgas, including PinHolgas, […]

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3 Holga modifications posted at Squarefrog

Posted December 28, 2006 in Camera Hacking & DIY + Pinhole

Instructions have just been posted for the following Holga modifications: PinHolga, how to convert a Holga into a pinhole camera Cable release Flocking to cut down on internal reflections Paul Williamson‘s Squarefrog Holga site is quickly becoming the one-stop shop for Holga information, check it out!

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