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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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Super-cheap DIY Holga cable release socket

Posted June 22, 2006 in Camera Hacking & DIY

Photographer Travis Gray came up with this awesome and cheap mod to add a cable release socket to a Holga. Check it out!

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Polaroid Land camera pinhole conversion how-to

Posted March 31, 2006 in Camera Hacking & DIY + Pinhole

"To do this, all that is needed is a Polaroid Land camera, some small screwdrivers, and a small sheet of thin metal. These cameras can be found on eBay, or better yet, at yard sales. It will be made into a pinhole camera with several pinholes that can be switched into place, for use in [...]

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Dremel introduce Workstation drill press/holder mount

Posted March 29, 2006 in Camera Hacking & DIY + Product News

Hot on the heels of their well-received Stylus rotary tool announcement, Dremel have just announced a new 220 Workstation mounting kit that can be used as a drill press, tool holder, and flex shaft holder. Check it out at Dremel or Amazon I’ve been wanting a drill press mount for camera building and modifying, and [...]

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How to modify the Lex 35/Vivitar T100 toy camera for multiple & bulb exposures

Posted March 20, 2006 in Camera Hacking & DIY + Site News

The Lex 35/T100′s shutter cocking mechanism is coupled to its film advance, so reliable multiple exposures are out on a stock model. If you’ve got a screwdriver, a metal coat hanger, a pair of pliers, and some tape, this is not a problem. This will show you how to add a key that will cock [...]

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Dremel introduce Stylus cordless rotary tool for precision modding

Posted March 16, 2006 in Camera Hacking & DIY + Product News

Dremel have just come out with a really sweet-looking rotary tool called the Stylus. The Dremel has long been a favorite of makers and modders, but this takes it a step further to a lithium ion rechargeable battery-powered, pencil-grip tool for precision work. This looks perfect for camera hacking! Their press release says: "The Stylus [...]

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f295 adds DIY photography forum

Posted February 24, 2006 in Camera Hacking & DIY

Tom Persinger’s f295, home of the excellent International Pinhole Photography Discussion Forum, have added the DIY (Do It Yourself) Photography Discussion Forum, "dedicated to the exploration and discussion of self-made photographic equipment and materials". The quality of conversation, experimentation, knowledge, and helpfulness on the pinhole forum is exceptionally high, and I expect this to be [...]

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